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Host : Greg Bell
WHEN RADIO WAS features digitally-restored episodes of classic old-time radio. This highly popular show is hosted by old-time radio expert Greg Bell.

It's a fun, family-friendly show for listeners of every generation.

WHEN RADIO WAS presents classic shows including Abbott & Costello, Sam Spade, Hopalong Cassidy, The Shadow, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Jack Benny Show, Gang Busters, Gunsmoke, Suspense, Dragnet, and many more.

Be sure to check out The Official WHEN RADIO WAS Website to visit the store, get free downloads, learn about old-time radio, and more.

Upcoming Episodes
 
May 23, 2022
Father Knows Best and Abe Burrows
We kick things off with one of the many programs that successfully made the transition from radio to television - the sitcom Father Knows Best. Then we'll hear a 1948 episode of Abe Burrows.
 
May 24, 2022
The Jimmy Durante Show & Vic and Sade
It's a day of classic comedy, as we open with a 1947 episode of The Jimmy Durante Show. Then, it's Vic and Sade.
 
May 25, 2022
Casey, Crime Photographer & The Adv. of Superman
Today we present with a pair of very different crimefighters, with Casey, Crime Photographer and The Adventures of Superman.
 
May 26, 2022
Cavalcade of America & Bill Stern's Colgate Sports Newsreel
Up first, an Episode of an anthology drama program brought to you by the DuPont corporation--Cavalcade of America. Then, pianist and bandleader Frankie Carle is the special guest on a 1948 installment of Bill Stern's Colgate Sports Newsreel.
 
May 27, 2022
The Whistler & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today, it's a pair of CBS/Hollywood-produced programs. First, we present a tale of mystery and terror, courtesy of The Whistler. That's followed by part 4 of "The Long Shot Matter," on Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.
Recent Episodes
 
May 20, 2022
Boston Blackie & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today we present two of the very best detective programs from the Golden Age of Radio...Boston Blackie and Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.
 
May 19, 2022
Screen Director's Playhouse & Big Sister
Today, we present The Screen Director's Playhouse and the long-running homespun humor of "Lum & Abner".
 
May 18, 2022
Box Thirteen & Superman
It's a day of exciting drama as we open with an excellent but lesser-known series: Box 13 stars Alan Ladd as a newspaperman-turned-mystery novelist. Then, we head to Metropolis for another episode of Superman.
 
May 17, 2022
Jack Benny Program & Gunsmoke
Today, we present the second half of an episode of The Jack Benny Program,. Then we switch from comedy to western action, with an episode of Gunsmoke.
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