Retro Radio Podcast

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

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Command Performance – Bette Davis, Georgia Gibbs, Rise Stevens, John Charles Thomas. 431016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:33 — 13.5MB) Command Performance – Bette Davis, Georgia Gibbs, Rise Stevens, John Charles Thomas. 431016Hosted by Betty Davis, who opens by reading greetings from the mailbag. Georgia Gibbs sings, Stormy Weather. Gary Moore arrives as an encore request. He chats with Betty about his early life. […]

Jubilee – Lionel Hampton, Les Paul. ep104, 441005.

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:08 — 13.8MB) The jive talking Ernie Whitman calls on some of the biggest names in swing, blues and jazz as he kicks things off. Playlist: Lionel Hampton plays, Nola. Lionel and Ernie joke around before Lula Blakely sings, It Could Happen To You. Les Paul lets […]

Show 647: Rock n Roll Wannabees

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Starting in 1954 the emergence of Rock n Roll scared the record companies so much that they decided to take their own stars and cover the new songs, stealing the thunder and the money away from black and teen artists on upstart record labels..

Jubilee – Erskine Hawkins, Rosetta Tharpe. ep43, 430906

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:16 — 13.4MB) Opening credits are cut. Host, Ernie Whitman turns it over to Erskine Hawkins, who opens with, Go Home. Rosetta Tharpe is on hand to sing, Sin is to Blame. Pianist, Gene Rogers plays, Lime Out Blues. Jimmy Mitchel sings, Don’t Cry Baby Blues. Erskine […]