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Hummert Radio Factory (Ann and Frank Hummert)

1071 Episodes
9 Volume
The Hummerts were a considerable power in entertainment broadcasting during the Golden Age of Radio. Their wide range of productions included soaps, musical, game shows, detective dramas, and serials.

1071 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Divas of Old Time Radio

939 Episodes
14 Volume
This expansive collection of old time radio shows and musical appearances spans the time period from the 1930s-1950s with the radio shows and guest appearances of some of the well-known and influential female singers of their time.

939 14
Add To Cart: $70.00

Grand Ole Opry

405 Episodes
10 Volume
The Grand Ole Opry did not quite invent Country and Western Music, but it did bring it to the ears of many Americans who may not have heard it otherwise.

405 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Bob Hope

394 Episodes
10 Volume
Bob Hope is one of the best loved entertainers of all time. He was in the business for a very long time, but Bob never forgot that he was there for the audience, not the other way around, especially when it came to the G.I.s who adopted Bob as one of their own.

394 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Bing Crosby

364 Episodes
3 Volume
Der Bingle was arguably the King of Radio. Other vaudeville stars made the transition to the airwaves as accomplished funnymen while Bing remained primarily a songman. He was also a crooner with a keen sense of comic timing and an uncanny ability to connect with audiences across the airwaves. He had plenty of success with his own programs like Kraft Music Hall, The Chesterfield Show, and Philco Radio Time, but he also made regular appearances on his friends' programs.

364 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Gordon MacRae

292 Episodes
9 Volume
This epic collection follows the man blessed with a golden voice, Gordon MacRae including The Railroad Hour, Texaco Star, Gulf Spray and his guest appearances on various shows.

292 9
Add To Cart: $35.00

Command Performance

291 Episodes
7 Volume
WWII comedy, music and drama its star-studded finest!

291 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Hawaii Old Time Radio Shows

288 Episodes
7 Volume
Aloha! This collection includes old time radio shows from all genres from ting-ting steel guitar music to epic Hawaiian Adventure and detective stories to supernatural Tiki tales.

288 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Rosemary Clooney

275 Episodes
6 Volume
Singer and actress, she got the attention of Americans with the song "Come On-a My House" and won their hearts with Bing Crosby in White Christmas.

275 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

249 Episodes
6 Volume
The collection now contains the comedic duo's various guest appearances on shows such as Command Performance, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Rudy Vallee and more!

249 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Phil Harris and Alice Faye

249 Episodes
6 Volume
Laughs abound in this old time radio variety show feature jive-talking hipster bandleader, Phil Harris, and his glamorous and talented movie star wife, Alice Faye.

249 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Railroad Hour

247 Episodes
6 Volume
Everybody aboard the Broadway and Hollywood musical series featuring Gordon MacRae and other major singing talents.

247 6
Add To Cart: $20.00

Victory Parade Spotlight of Bands

244 Episodes
5 Volume
In 1941, Mutual had the bright idea of broadcasting Swing Bands remotely from various halls around the country and Spotlight of Bands was born.

244 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

One Night Stand

243 Episodes
6 Volume
With such greats as Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Gene Krupa, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, One Night Stand was a popular musical program that lasted for over two decades on the radio.

243 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Music Rarities

232 Episodes
6 Volume
Collection of the best music rarities from the golden age of radio.

232 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Kraft Music Hall

228 Episodes
6 Volume
This knock out music show is hosted by Al Jolson, and Bing Crosby.

228 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Howard Miller Show

225 Episodes
3 Volume
One of the first "disc jockeys", Miller's music selections were popular but it was his fun and easy patter between records which kept listeners engaged. The "drive-time radio" DJ had a popular national daily show just after Arthur Godfrey went off the air.

225 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney Show

222 Episodes
4 Volume
Pleasant daytime music and conversation from two of show biz's greatest talents.

222 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Sammy Kaye Sunday Serenade

217 Episodes
4 Volume
Swing and Sway with more Sammy Kaye Poetry, sway along with Sammy's sweet melodic sounds with new Vol. 3 & 4!

217 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Wax Cylinders 2 (1900 - 1904)

192 Episodes
1 Volume
sales and popularity of wax cylinders were at an all time high during this era and there were many popular recording artists.

192 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fred Allen

185 Episodes
3 Volume
Fred Allen moved from Vaudeville to radio and perfected his character over a number of years for several sponsors. One of his career highlights was a supposed feud with his good friend, Jack Benny.

185 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Dinah Shore

176 Episodes
2 Volume
Is there anyone 'finah in the state of Carolina? The singing starlet best remembered for her sensuous recordings in the 1940's; now with over 100 episodes of the Dinah Shore show and 60+ guest appearances, many with Groucho Marx.

176 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Oscar Levant

175 Episodes
4 Volume
Enjoy these appearances by Oscar Levant, the sharp-witted brilliant music composer, concert pianist, movie star, author, and radio quiz show panelist.

175 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Wax Cylinders 4 (1907 - 1908)

173 Episodes
1 Volume
Featuring the earliest recording artists of their day including Enrico Caruso, Billy Murray, as well as minstrel team Arthur Collins and Byron G. Harlan.

173 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Whistling

171 Episodes
5 Volume
Whistling and whistlers are featured in this diverse collection of Old Time Radio favorites.

171 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Jubilee

169 Episodes
4 Volume
AFRS Presents Great Jazz and Entertainment for the Troops during WWII.

169 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Frank Sinatra

164 Episodes
5 Volume
Sinatra was known for his colorful character, sometimes tough, but always loved.

164 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Wax Cylinders 3 (1905 - 1906)

158 Episodes
1 Volume
We continue on our journey through early 20th century recordings: during this time wax cylinders and other recording devises were becoming more popular.

158 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Treasury Star Parade

157 Episodes
2 Volume
When the US Treasury Department was working to sell War Bonds to fund the Second World War, they turned to the best of Hollywood’s talent to create Treasury Star Parade.

157 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Roy Rogers

153 Episodes
4 Volume
The original "King of the Cowboys" is packed with new recordings of The Roy Rogers old time radio show and many guest appearances. Join Roy, "Queen of the West" Dale Evans, Trigger, Bullet, and the gang in this fun western adventure-variety show.

153 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Just Entertainment

150 Episodes
2 Volume
Originally hosted by Gene Autry, his sidekick Pat Buttram took the reins of this fun variety program. A fountain of country wit and humor, Just Entertainment was the perfect companion to a refreshing stick of chewing gum.

150 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Stan Kenton

135 Episodes
3 Volume
Believing that Jazz could be more than just music to dance to, Kenton made no apologies for his brand of "progressive Jazz."

135 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Eddie Fisher

128 Episodes
3 Volume
A heart-throb crooner who sang into the heart of women everywhere beginning with his big win on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts.

128 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Gene Autry

127 Episodes
2 Volume
One of the original and most successful of the movie’s singing cowboys, Gene Autry successfully made the radio waves as much of a home as the welcoming bunkhouse on the Melody Ranch.

127 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Wax Cylinders 1 (1880 - 1890s)

126 Episodes
1 Volume
First commercially produced sound recording devices and offer an early look at turn of the century audio technology as well as popular music and culture from the late 19th century and early 20th century. Mass recording were made on Wax Cylinders from music to speeches to comedy routines all to be enjoyed the in comfort of the listener's home. This collection includes highlights from early recordings from the 1880-1890s.

126 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

GI Jive (with G.I. Jill)

124 Episodes
2 Volume
When YANK Magazine sponsored GI Jive, it was hard to tell whether the G.I.s tuned in to hear the hot requested music or the voice of pretty "GI Jill", played by Martha Wilkerson.

124 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Railroad Recordings

120 Episodes
1 Volume
Choo-choo-choose this Collection of Truly Train Inspired Entertainment--An OTRCAT exclusive!

120 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Lets Go To Town

117 Episodes
2 Volume
The music in is top rate with big name performers like Rosemary Clooney, Patti Page, Les Paul and Mary Ford and the biggest names in bands also appeared on the old time radio show including the orchestras of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Sammy Kaye.

117 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Coke Time

113 Episodes
2 Volume
This musical series featuring positive, upbeat tunes hosted by Eddie Fisher.

113 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Bing Crosby Chesterfield Show

111 Episodes
3 Volume
fifteen minutes of dance music both to pre-war and wartime America brought to you by the "cigarette that satisfies"

111 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Ada Jones

109 Episodes
1 Volume
She was known for her impersonations and ability to mimic different accents and voices at the turn of the century. These rare recordings, many from early Edison wax cylinders, display the versatility of this little songbird and comedienne, from ballads, to "coon" songs, to ragtime, to Irish comic melodies.

109 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Martha Tilton

106 Episodes
2 Volume
Martha Tilton, also known as ''Liltin' Martha Tilton,'' joined the venerable Jimmy Dorsey and his band in 1935 and later with Benny Goodman until 1939.

106 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Spike Jones

106 Episodes
1 Volume
The hilariously popular Spike Jones!

106 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pinto Pete and his Ranch Hands

104 Episodes
2 Volume
This series is meant for listening to while roaming on the prairie or kicking back. The music is intermixed with Cowboy philosophy and soft thoughts from Pinto Pete including a message about faith in God and yourself.

104 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

All Star Western Theater

100 Episodes
1 Volume
Riding out of the sunny back lots of Hollywood, All Star Western Theatre delivered Republic Western-style entertainment with chuck wagon sized doses of fine music, broad humor and guest appearances by the best of the West.

100 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Leo is on the Air

97 Episodes
1 Volume
Wondering what to go see at the local movie palace? Learn about MGM’s latest offerings on Leo Is On The Air.

97 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Singin Sam

97 Episodes
1 Volume
best known as "Singin' Sam the Lawnmower Man" then "Singin' Sam the Barbasol Man", Harry Frankel's musical performances were later sponsored by Coca-Cola. This collection includes recordings from 1911 to the 1940s, including the Reminiscing with Singin Sam, Refreshment Time with Singin' Sam, 70 musical tracks, and more.

97 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Texaco Star Theater

95 Episodes
3 Volume
Texaco Star Theater is a personality filled Hollywood variety show with and all-star cast of vocalists, hosts, comedians, and guests.

95 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Glenn Miller

94 Episodes
3 Volume
Glenn Miller and his Orchestra got America “In The Mood”, but when his country needed him he was ready to give it all for his fellow servicemen. In fact, Major Glenn Miller was lost over the Channel on his way to set up shows for servicemen stationed near the front lines.

94 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Your Hit Parade

92 Episodes
2 Volume
Your Hit Parade features the popular hit song show that spanned almost 25 years.

92 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Voice of the Army

91 Episodes
1 Volume
US Army recruiting show features dramatized stories from Army veterans, fictional stories, and amazing music.

91 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cocoanut Grove Ambassadors

89 Episodes
1 Volume
Order a cocktail and sit back under the swaying palms of The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub in Los Angeles and enjoy the music of Phil Harris before he met Jack.

89 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Johnny Mercer

88 Episodes
3 Volume
popular singer and song writer in the golden age of radio. In the 1940s, Johnny Mercer was the "it-man" for Hollywood's musical entertainment.

88 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Duke Ellington

88 Episodes
3 Volume
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington was a composer, pianist, and jazz orchestras bandleader.

88 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Western Musical

87 Episodes
1 Volume
Included in the Western Music Collection is a sampling of the very best western and country old time radio music shows -- from hillbilly twangs to Texas swing.

87 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

South African Rarities

86 Episodes
2 Volume
Fill your Bakkie Full of Your Favorite Okes and Padkos and Listen to these Rare Radio shows from the Rainbow Nation!

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Radio Hall of Fame

85 Episodes
3 Volume
Philco, who was in the business of selling radio sets, brought together a collection of radio's greatest talent on the Sunday variety program Radio Hall of Fame.

85 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Chrysler Showroom

85 Episodes
1 Volume
Following the popularity of Sammy Kaye's Sunday Serenade, Chrysler sponsored a new version of the show. This musical program was highlighted by featured vocalist, Don Cornell, and Kaye's magnetic personality.

85 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Al Goodman

83 Episodes
2 Volume
After immigrating to America as a young man, Al Goodman became a prolific and popular composer a musical director for Broadway Musicals.

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Melody Ranch

82 Episodes
2 Volume
Starring that great singing cowboy, Gene Autry!

82 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Country Style USA

82 Episodes
1 Volume
Announced by Cecil Daniels, the show features some of the best country and folk music of the era and was a United States Army syndication created for army recruitment.

82 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Chuck Wagon Jamboree

80 Episodes
1 Volume
"Let's be Happy, gather 'round, 'cause it's time for you and me to sing a song as we jog along to the Chuck Wagon Jamboree!" Festive and happy country music old time radio show hosted by Ken Curtis, best known as TV's Gunsmoke Festus Haggen.

80 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mail Call

79 Episodes
2 Volume
These star-packed love letters to the troops, from Hollywood during WWII.

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 01

79 Episodes
1 Volume
Very enjoyable collection of rare shows!

79 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rarities from the 1930s

79 Episodes
2 Volume
This unique compilation includes rare dramas, comedy, and unique radio broadcasts from the 1930's.

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Philco Radio Time with Bing Crosby

79 Episodes
2 Volume
After 10 years on Kraft Music Hall, Bing Crosby developed his own pet project using the newest recording advances of the day.

79 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Ten-Two-Four Ranch (10-2-4 Ranch)

78 Episodes
1 Volume
Music Variety at Dr. Pepper Time: Did you ever wonder why the numbers 10, 2 and 4 were on the label of a Dr Pepper soda pop? Those are the times the Dr prescribes a drink of this marvelous elixir. Any time is a good time to enjoy the great Western music played on The Ten Four Two Ranch Show.

78 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Texaco Town

78 Episodes
2 Volume
Starring Deanna Durbin and more: Texaco Town is a variety show filled with the vaudeville zaniness.

78 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Pinto Pete in Arizona

78 Episodes
1 Volume
a spin off cowboy story and song show from the popular old time radio show Pinto Pete and the Ranch Boys.

78 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Benny Goodman

72 Episodes
1 Volume
During the Big Band Era, Benny Goodman was the undisputed "King of Swing". The Goodman Band is credited with launching the Swing Era with a series of performances and broadcasts from California in 1935.

72 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Racist Music (Songs of Bigotry and Racial Intolerance)

72 Episodes
1 Volume
use of racial stereotypes in songs has a long history in popular American music. Beginning in minstrel entertainment in the early 20th century, this collection contains a number of top hits with racial stereotypes which make one shudder today.

72 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Concert in Miniature

71 Episodes
2 Volume
Stan Kenton's outfit was one of the most popular bands playing on the West Coast and this series feature band remotes performing on the road.

71 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mothers Best Flour (Hank Williams)

70 Episodes
1 Volume
Hank Williams Sr is remembered as a tortured singer , but he was also the happy go lucky troubadour who sang good morning to Nashville over coffee every day during 1949-51.

70 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Vallees Varieties (Rudy Vallee and John Barrymore)

69 Episodes
2 Volume
A rare Rudy Vallee old time radio show with John Barrymore and guest stars like Orson Welles and the beautiful Billie Burke.

69 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Magic Key

68 Episodes
3 Volume
One of the earlier old time radio variety programs sponsored by RCA to encourage radios in every American household.

68 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Turn Back the Clock

67 Episodes
2 Volume
Thought to be one of the earliest programs to combine recorded music with spoken commentary with musical couple Andy and Virginia.

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Doris Day

64 Episodes
2 Volume
Her image as America's Girl Next Door was largely a fabrication of Studio Publicity Offices, in fact, Doris Day was a lady whom life treated unfairly, even cruelly, but she always recovered and came out ahead. Her pretty face got her into pictures, her pictures helped sell her records, and her terrific personality made her a welcome guest on radio.

64 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Rudy Vallee

62 Episodes
2 Volume
Listen to radio's bad boy on the block variety hour. This talent scout program made stars such as Alice Faye, Milton Berle, Joe Penner, Bergen & McCarthy, and even the Aldrich Family.

62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Woody Herman

62 Episodes
2 Volume
Heavily influenced by Duke Ellington and Count Basie, the Woody Herman's Herd was known for lively arrangements that combined swing rhythms and bebop themes.

62 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Squibb Show

61 Episodes
1 Volume
Features music Lyn Murray and The Squibb Orchestra from the House of Squibb, makers of Squibb Tooth Powder.

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Words with Music

61 Episodes
1 Volume
Featured dreamy organ music reveries intertwined with poetry read by guest stars include Agnes Moorehead, Ona Munson, Merle Oberon, and Raymond Burr.

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

GI Journal

59 Episodes
2 Volume
Armed Forces Radio Service was been created by the War Department as a means to entertain and inform the troops during WWII. The service was run "by G.I.s for G.I.s" and broadcasts included performances by Glenn Miller, Kay Kyser, Tommy Dorsey, Bing Crosby, Jack Benny, Bob Hope and many more!

59 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 06

59 Episodes
1 Volume
an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio including A & P Gypsies!

59 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Date with the Duke

57 Episodes
2 Volume
Join Duke Ellington Orchestra in the live 1945 broadcasts from the 400 Restaurant on Fifth Avenue and 43rd Street in New York City.

57 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Anthology

56 Episodes
2 Volume
presents "A selections of readings from poets, past and present and the music to accompany their poetry." Recordings include star-packed casts with poetry readings by Bing Crosby, Helen Hayes, Frank Lovejoy, Orson Welles, Agnes Moorehead, Walter Huston, and many more.

56 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Frances Langford

55 Episodes
1 Volume
With her beautiful voice, friendly manner and pin-up girl good looks, Frances Langford made a splash as one of Bob Hope's favorite pretty girls. The G.I.s at Hope's USO shows liked her a lot, too.

55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Kay Kyser (Kollege of Musical Knowledge)

55 Episodes
2 Volume
The humorous Kollege of Musical Knowledge and 30+ guest appearances by bandleader and old professor himself, Kay Kyser.

55 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Bill Ring Show

55 Episodes
1 Volume
features hard driving steel guitar, and a classic version of country music that celebrates life. This is not "Cry in your Beer" country music!

55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Downbeat

55 Episodes
1 Volume
AFRS WWII jazz program Downbeat had different performers come into the studio to play and comment on their records.

55 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Christmas Variety Shows

54 Episodes
2 Volume
Big song numbers and plenty of knee slapping comedy to bring old time radio Christmas cheer home.

54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Fred Waring

52 Episodes
1 Volume
Fine Music Entertainment with 50-Piece Orchestra!

52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fitch Bandwagon

52 Episodes
2 Volume
Originally a music program starring popular big bands of the day, this old time radio series evolved into a comedy-variety program with Cass Daley and later starred Phil Harris and Alice Faye.

52 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Hildegardes Radio Room

51 Episodes
1 Volume
The blonde siren songbird is best known for her signature tune, "Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup." Hildegarde's Radio Room included co-conspirators as Phil Regan, Burgess Meredith, Clifton Webb, Patsy Kelly, and Xavier Cugat.

51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Polka Shows Collection

51 Episodes
1 Volume
Dancing a polka with your best girl is a celebration of life and living. Everyone can use more OmmPahPah in their life!

51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bell Telephone Hour Encores

50 Episodes
2 Volume
This collection includes some of the rare broadcasts known to exist and features some of the brightest stars in the day, even comedian Fred Allen.

50 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 04

50 Episodes
1 Volume
A Compilation of Rare Old Time Radio Series!

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Royal Gelatin Hour

50 Episodes
2 Volume
Crooner Rudy Vallee became one of the earliest mass-media pop stars in this 1930's comedy variety old time radio show. Rivaled in popularity by only Amos & Andy,The Royal Gelatin Hour broadcast introduced writers and comedians (including Edgar Bergen) to the world via radio.

50 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Random Rarities 07

50 Episodes
1 Volume
an OTRCAT.com original collection of rare never released shows from the golden age of radio

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Judy Garland

49 Episodes
1 Volume
America watched Judy Garland grow up on the screen, from the "backyard musicals" with Mickey Rooney to the Yellow Brick Road until the days she became "first vice president" of Bogey's Rat Pack.

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Random Rarities 05

49 Episodes
1 Volume
More Never before Released Rare Shows with Shows -- An OTRCAT Exclusive!

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

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