Retro Radio Podcast

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


Jack Benny – On the Train to Hollywood. ep640, 480125 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:30 — 13.5MB) On the train back to California, we find Jack playing gin rummy with Mary. Phil keeps popping in to ask about borrowing items needed for his drinking habit. Taking a break from losing to Mary, Jack takes a walk to the dining car, […]

Great Gildersleeves – Matchmaker. ep22, 420125 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:47 — 13.6MB) Is Judge Hooker a little more crusty, and blue than normal lately? Gildersleeves sees him off, and is inspired by Birdie to find a girlfriend for the old goat. Leroy is eager to do his part, and get his teacher, Miss Kaegle married […]

Lum and Abner Extra – Land In Pine Ridge Is Being Auctioned Off For Taxes. 480200 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:30 — 11.4MB) From an unknown date in February 1948. Join in a story that has been brewing over the previous weeks. Ben Withers, town constable, tells Lum about an ongoing game of cards in town. Besides the gambling, it seems Ben is also witness to […]

Fibber McGee and Molly – Mcgee Minds A Baby. 380124. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:27 — 9.4MB) Fibber seems to be in a cantankerous mood today. He has to turn down a job in the circus, then a knock comes at his dor. A woman drops off her little baby, Rose, for Fibber to watch. He tries to play baby […]

Phil Harris – Phils Birthday Statue. 500122. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:37 — 13.6MB) It’s Phil’s birthday, and he gets a big greeting from Alice and the girls. When Phil claims to be 30, Alice calls him by his real name, but she still isn’t quite telling Phil’s real age. Phil’s grumpy mood is helped some when […]

Burns and Allen – Gracie Writes a Play. 401216. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:44 — 13.2MB) As they often do, George and Gracie enter to joke about dating other people, and their fashionable nightlife. Topics also include Christmas shopping, and Senor Lee’s crazy butchering of the English language. After Gracie announces her intention for doing her play later, the […]

Great Gildersleeves – A New Bed For Marjorie. ep21, 420118 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 13.7MB) As Gildersleeves and Leroy shop for a new bed for Marjorie, they find Schlepperman owns the furniture store. As we learned last week, Marjorie is away at a Red Cross training school. She’s still gone, and the new bed is a surprise for […]

Great Gildersleeves – Gildy Arrested As A Car Thief. ep20, 420111 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:50 — 13.7MB) Leroy has a few rabbits, and he plans to enter them in a contest. The 300 mile train trip has Leroy excited about the travelling. A mixup finds that Gildy is without his train tickets, so he and Leroy take the family car […]

Vic and Sade – Lodge Catalogue 1957 (retro482) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:34 — 14.0MB) Sade is upset at Vic, and the crazy things the folks at the lodge keep trying to sell him through the catalog. Is she just suffering from a foolish dillusion? Vic manages to distract her with gossip about people in town with things […]

Lum and Abner – Found Aladdin’s Lamp. 480107 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:17 — 5.6MB) Abner seems to have over ordered on lanterns, and Lum is putting his foot down, forcing him to sell them all or pay for them himself. Cedric enters, but will he be able to help sell the lanterns? To improve their chances, Abner […]