Retro Radio Podcast

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


Command Performance – Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Fanny Brice, Hanley Stafford. ep71, 430619 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:31 — 13.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHosted by Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore. Dinah sings, I Don’t Want Anybody At All. After a dip into the mail bag, Vaughn Monroe chats with the hosts, then sings, When I Grow Up. Bing sings, Can’t Be Wrong. Baby […]

Andrews Sisters – Guest – Jane Cowell. ep34, 451031 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:10 — 10.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAudio is very good. Much better than previous installments. Playlist: With Kirt Massey, The Sisters sing, Atchinson, Topeka, and Santa Fe. The Sisters sing the latest in the Rhythm and Romance department, Did You Ever Get that Feeling In The […]

Command Performance – Bob Crosby, Jimmy Wakely, Count Basie. ep70, 430612 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:37 — 6.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHosted 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 […]

Command Performance – Betty Hutton, Amos And Andy. ep69, 430605 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:40 — 27.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHosted by Betty Hutton. After a dip into the mail bag, she introduces Woody Herman. The band plays, Four or Five Times. In answer to the mail bag, sounds that haven’t been heard for a while are played, to include: […]

Bing Crosby – Kraft Music Hall – Guest Cass Daley. 431230 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:59 — 26.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPlaylist: Bing opens with, Holiday Inn. While giving a good word to helping with scrap drives, Bing is interrupted by Ukie. Does Ukie have any friends among the show’s cast? Will the gang come to Ukie’s New Year Eve party? […]

Andrews Sisters – Navy Day. ep33, 451024 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:18 — 10.1MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAudio skips a tiny bit in spots, especially the opening song, otherwise its good quality. Playlist: The Sisters salute the Navy with, Here Comes a Sailor. The Sisters modify the lyrics a little for the Navy and sing, Gotta Be […]

Hillbilly Boys – First Song, I’m Getting Sentimental Over You. ep6, 1939. Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:17 — 6.5MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPlaylist: Mickey sings, I’m Getting Sentimental over You. Pat tells about the processing method of how Hillbilly flour is made. Leon Huff, and Harv sings, Little Church in the Valley. Mickey reads a poem, Love What is It? Leon Huff […]

Alan Freed’s Rock N Roll Dance Party – Bonnie Sisters, Stan the Man Taylor – First Song: Sixteen Men a Winging. ep1, 1956 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:30 — 11.2MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPlaylist: Count Bassie opens with, Sixteen Men a Winging. The Bonnie Sisters sing, Cry Baby. Sam the Man Taylor sings, Blue Suede Shoes. Count Bassie and the band play, Mambo Inn. Joe Williams sings, Alright, OK, You Win. The Bonnie […]

Andrews Sisters – Guest – Sophie Tucker. ep32, 451017 Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:59 — 10.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPlaylist: The Andrews Sisters are joined by Kirt Massey to sing, Together. The sisters sing, Chico Chico. Kirt Massey sings, I Wish I Knew. Patty Andrews sings, Its Been a Long Long Time. The Nash Kelvinator Green Room Award this […]

German Wehrmacht Hour – Glenn Miller AEF Band – First song: Here We Go Again. ep7, 441100

Fighting for the melting pot of racial peace, Glenn Miller and his orchestra swing into action, blanketing the airwaves of wartime Germany with a taste of American freedom.