Retro Radio Podcast

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


Abbott and Costello – Sam Shovel Murder In The Butcher Shop. 490519. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:06 — 9.7MB) Bud and Lou discuss Lou’s wierd relatives before a quick commercial break. Lou talks about his new invention, and more about his crazy family members. Bud gets onto Lou about his dating habits, and the way he treats girls. We get to see […]

Jack Benny – I Flew to Mars. ep847, 530517 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:30 — 23.2MB) Don rolls back the clock to visit with Jack in his home, going over the souvenirs he brought back with him on his recent trip to San Fransisco. Rochester and Polly join him, as Dennis Day pops in with news that he’s quitting […]

Great Gildersleeves – College Chum Visits. ep38, 420517 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 10.2MB) A dinner guest is on the way after Gildersleeves recieves a phone call. The old college chum is only barely remembered, but the boisterous man does his best to dredge up those old memories. Mr Brown meets the family. What sports did they […]

Si And Elmer – The New Detectives ep1, 1931 (RV29 retro495) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:27 — 10.7MB) The Misadventures of Si and Elmer. Episode 1 Silas Perkins and Elmer Peabody eagerly await the arrival of their diploma from the correspondence school. The old timers take time from their whittling to begin their new vocation as private detectives. A stranger arrives, […]

My Friend Irma – Jane And Irma Lose Their Jobs. 470516. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:49 — 6.6MB) Irma gets along with everybody, even her boss. At least that’s what she thought. Irma takes consolation in the fact that she can rely on Jane to support her while she’s in between jobs. Little does she know, Jane resigns from her job […]

Jack Benny – From San Francisco. ep846, 530510 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:30 — 23.5MB) Audio has a little tape hiss, but is otherwise good. Broadcast from historic San Fransisco, Don announces that other ageless wonder… Jack Benny. It’s his final day performing his stage show. Mary enters to comment on Jacks new glasses, and tease Jack about […]

Great Gildersleeves – Mystery Voice. ep37, 420510 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 10.2MB) As Judge Hooker gives a speech on the radio on how to raise children, Gildersleeves makes remarks to poke fun at his rival. Why do the ladies flock to the judge’s advice? Gildersleeves puts the judge on the spot, and bets him his […]

Bergen and McCarthy – Ann Harding, Rodgers Hart 370509 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:00:04 — 13.7MB) After being cast members on the Rudy Valley show, Bergen and McCarthy have now had their show for a month. What a wierd concept, a ventrilloquist on radio. Charlie cuts up with Don Ameche about being in Hollywood, does a bit where he […]

Jack Benny – From San Francisco. ep845, 530503 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:00 — 19.0MB) Live from San Fransisco, Don wins himself a threat of being fired, after his announcement of Jack. Bob Crosby tells how he has been missing his family. Will Jack spring for them to join him in town? Jazelle MacKenzie, Jack’s singer for his […]

Great Gildersleeves – Ship Christening. ep36, 420503 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:45 — 10.2MB) Liberty ships are turned out every day for the war effort. Join the household of the Great Gildersleeves, and the excitement of having a ship named for him. The family go to the shipyard for the dedication ceremony. Dottie the talkative neighbor is […]