Retro Radio Podcast

Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.

Archive for November 2012

Bing Crosby – Christmas Show Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:29 — 13.5MB)Playlist: In keeping with his tradition Bing opens with, Adeste Fidelis. The Christmas Song. The Charioteers join Bing for a version of jazzed up, Jingle Bells White Christmas. Ken Carpenter narrates a Christmas drama about a Mexican donkey. Bing helps a boy see the good […]

Dragnet – The Big Gone. 541130 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:05 — 6.0MB)Joe Friday is on Robbery Detail, and goes to investigate trouble at a flower shop. Friday seems to have a little hang up over the Southern drawl of the flower shop man who was robbed at gun point, but the details eventually unfold. The clerk […]

Jubilee – Count Basie Teddy Wilson. 431130 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:26 — 13.0MB)In the absence of Ernie Whitman, a substitute announcer, carries the functions of emcee. Count Basey is introduced, and starts right in with the Wood Choppers Ball. Count Basy calls his vocalist, Jimmy Rushing, to the mike to sing, Baby Won’t You Please Come Home. […]

Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon – Jonathan Promises To Find Santa Claus. ep2, 381130 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:31 — 5.3MB)Jonathan and his teddy bear, Gus, have gone to bed, but when Gus is missing, Jonathan finds himself in the middle of an adventure. Santa has been kidnapped, and with the Man in the Moon Jonathan goes to King Cole’s court. Witnesses are called upon […]

Aldrich Family – Selling Christmas Cardse Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:09 — 11.1MB)Actually aired in the Summer time, when seasonal cards are produced, and selling them offered folks of the old time radio era a chance to earn a few dollars. Henry Aldrich is trying to work with a card company to get some samples to show, […]

Let George Do It – Stand In For Murder. 481129 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:37 — 6.8MB)A man writes to George with a problem. He has to commit a crime to keep from being in trouble. When he talks to George in person, it is a matter of blackmail. He is trying to get out of being involved with a racket, […]

Burns and Allen – Gracie Goes Back to College. 451129 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:32 — 13.5MB)In order to recieve his inheritance, George has to go back to college. He feels uncomfortable on the campus with all those young kids. Gracie and Bill Goodwin try to butter him up, and boost his confidence. When a classmate pops in, he and Gracie […]

Abbott and Costello – Opening A Gas Station. 451129. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:04 — 13.3MB)Bud and Lou have a new gas station and they talk about girls, work, cars, and things about servicing cars. After plenty of word playing, Lou talks about his new car. Will Osbourne plays, Tampico. Back in the gas station, Lou waits on a couple […]

Jonathan Thomas and His Christmas on the Moon – Santa Claus Is Kidnapped By The Squeebublians. ep1, 381129 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 11:54 — 5.4MB)The grandfather clock in the hall has struck 8, and Jonathan heads off to bed. The 6 year old, and his teddy bear Gus have a bedtime story read. As things have a way of doing, he finds himself in the storyGus is missing, but […]