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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.

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June 14, 2021
The Aldrich Family & The Jack Benny Program
Today, When Radio Was opens with one of the most famous intros in radio, The Aldrich Family. Then, the show Wikipedia calls "a high-water mark in 20th-century American comedy," The Jack Benny Program.
 
June 15, 2021
The Jack Benny Program & Casey, Crime Photographer
It's a day of 1950s laughs as we present part 2 of The Jack Benny Program. Then, it's Casey, Crime Photographer.
 
June 16, 2021
Mystery Is My Hobby & The Adv. of Superman
We begin today with a recorded and syndicated mystery series starring film actor Glenn Lagan called Mystery is My Hobby. Then The Adventures of Superman continue with Part 10 of "Kingdom Under The Sea."
 
June 17, 2021
Hopalong Cassidy & Lum & Abner
Up first, we're off to the wild west for another adventure with Hopalong Cassidy, starring William Boyd and Andy Clyde as Hoppy's sidekick California Carlson. Then, it's a few minutes at the famous Jot 'em Down Store for the homespun humor of Lum & Abner.
 
June 18, 2021
Suspense & Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
Today, we present a pair of long running CBS shows: first up, an old woman is terrorized by a madman who she has hired as a handyman, on a 1945 episode of Suspense. Then, it's our weekly visit with Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar as America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator continues his investigation of "The Callicles Matter."
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June 11, 2021
This is Your FBI and Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar
It's a hard-boiled hour of crime fighting today, with This is Your FBI, followed by Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar.
 
June 10, 2021
The Weird Circle & Bill Stern's Colgate Sports Newsreel
Today, it's the story of a crazed woman and a certain graveyard, on The Weird Circle. Then, Frank Sinatra guests on a 1945 episode of Bill Stern's Colgate Sports Newsreel.
 
June 09, 2021
Mr. and Mrs. North & The Adv. of Superman
Today, we feature Barbara Britton with Richard Denning as a crime-solving couple named Mr. and Mrs. North. Then, we'll hear chapter 9 of "Kingdom Under the Sea" on The Adventures of Superman.
 
June 08, 2021
Father Knows Best & X Minus One
We kick things off with one of the many programs that successfully made the transition from radio to television - the sitcom Father Knows Best, with the second half of "Vacation Arrives." Then it's a chilling episode of X Minus One
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