Retro Radio Podcast

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

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Red Skelton – Wonderful Smith. 460514 (RV32Retro)a Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:15 — 18.9MB) Sponsored by Raleigh cigaarettes. Spring is in the air, and Red talks about betting on the horses at Santa Anmita race track. A surprise appearance catches Red off guard, before the topic returns to Red and his doctor appointment. Orchestra leader, David Forrester, […]

Great Gildersleeves – Best Dressed. ep10, 420315 (RV031, retro502) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:12 — 16.1MB) Taking a break on a building project, Gildersleeves and Leroy read the day’s mail. As Gildy gets dressed up to respond to a notice about being one of the best dressed men in Summerfield, Birdie and Marjorie add their own views on him […]

Superman – Double Feature 1940-1942 (retro501) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:03 — 19.2MB) After a couple years on the air, the character development has been honed a little, but we find eery similarities as Clark Kent does battle with familiar foes, and in some crimes that resemble each other. In Kenos Landslide, episode 3 from 02-16-1940 […]

Glenn Miller Salute (retro500) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:31:47 — 84.0MB) A sampling of some of the top tunes in Swing music. Glenn Miller had a relatively short csareer, but his music is far reaching, zand among the most memorable in the 20th century. Keith shares these tidbits of trivia as he salutes Glenn […]

Retro OTR Diary 17Dragnet490714ep6RedLightBandit Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:37 — 15.8MB) Join Keith as he shares a few comments that he sprinkles into the action of this dramatic, and brutal crime. Joe Friday and his partner, Ben Romero have to track down a man who is posing as a police officer to win the […]

Vic and Sade – Mr Chinbunny Wants to Smoke Cigars – Rush 400602 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:04 — 10.1MB) Get ready to smile again with Crisco’s Vic and Sade. With Rush absent, Sade marvels at Rushes 3rd Lt Stanley novel as she shares a brief passage with Vic. When Rush enters he has the latest gossip from school, and in particular about […]

Retro Salute – Jack Benny and Fred Allen Feud – Various Clips (RV30, retro497) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:04:01 — 29.3MB) Digging into the Retro Vault, we pull out this early installment, and first time we did a salute. Clips include: Movie promo and trailer of the film, Love Thy Neighbor, that featured Jack Benny and Fred Allen, Also musical numbers by Mary Livingston, […]

Retro OTRDiary 16 Salute to Gene Autry (retro496) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:05 — 37.6MB) We feature Gene autry with this salute. Starting with an early song, and lots of biographical trivia for you. From Wikkipedia: Orvon Grover Autry was born September 29, 1907 near Tioga in Grayson County in north Texas, the grandson of a Methodist preacher. […]

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, […]

Jack Benny – Buck Benny Rides Again 361129 (retro494) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:25 — 15.8MB) The Retrobots are in charge, but David seems to have a problem in handling the records to play. v Don and Jack greet each other courteously. Phil is late for the show, but Mary is on hand to talk about Jack’s Thanksgiving dinner. […]