Retro Radio Podcast

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


Command Performance – Kay Kyser, Gertrude Niesen, Lena Horne, Rochester. ep73, 430703 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:30 — 13.0MB) Hosted by Kay Kaiser. A poem by Ishkabibble about Al Jolson is read. At the request of the mail bag Kay Kaiser’s vocalists sing, Let’s Get Lost. A movie scene is reenacted about an induction center, which features comedians Alan Carney and Wally […]

Spike Jones – Adolph Menjou. 450701. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:34 — 13.1MB) At San Diego Naval Hospital. Playlist: Francis Langford, There I Said It Again. Spike talks to Francis about the California sunshine. Spike Jones, By the Sea. Francis Langford, Night and Day. Adolph Menjou talks with Francis and the cast about war shortages. Spike […]

Show # 687: Sun Records Dark Days


Part 4 of 5 of The Sun Records story. With Jerruy Lee in trouble, his records not selling and Cash, Perkins and Orbison leaving for bigger contracts with bigger labels, Sam Phillips tries to find the next Elvis, Cash or Jerrry Lee, with very little suc…

Command Performance – Bob Crosby, Jimmy Wakely, Count Basie. ep70, 430612 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:37 — 6.8MB) Hosted by Bob Crosby. Whith backup by the Charioteers, he sings, Whats the Good Word Mr. Bluebird. Bob dips into the mail bag. Count Basey plays, March of the Gremlins. Jimmy Wakely and his Rough Riders is next, and sings the Country Western […]