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Driving with Old Time Radio

Driving with Old Time Radio

"I have found out that there ain't no surer way tofind out whether
you like people or hate them than to travel with them."

Mark Twain

There's nothing like the thrill of the open road! The company you keep on a road trip can either make it a great trip or lead to … murder!!!

By the mid-1920s, car radios did exist, but the technology was in its infancy and only the rich had bulky car radios. Just ten years later in the 1930s, car radios became more common and eventually car manufacturers included radios in the dashboard design. Drivers were able to listen to the radio on the go and with the new 41,000 miles of roads created by the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. The modern road trip was born!

Birdbrains Behind the Wheel

silly drivers from a variety of old time radio shows crash into fruit stands, buying lemons, and smashed judge's new cars.

Highway of Horrors

This compilation of spooky tales of freaky freeways, rocky roads, and terror on the turnpikes, this collection is filled with murderers, joyriders, hitchhikers, and kidnapping from Inner Sanctum, X Minus One, Big Town, Dragnet, Suspense, and more.

Open Road Collection (Road Trip Collection)

Hop into your convertible, because there are hours of pavement and highway-travel-themed old radio shows ahead.These old time radio shows won't help fill your gas tank on vacation but they will fill your mind with laughs and thrills.

Traffic in Old Time Radio

American culture is defined by the Open Road, but that does not account for traffic jams.

Vacations in Old Time Radio

Happy few days that you can get away from work or school and really enjoy life (and have more time to listen to OTR shows!)

Listen to these original OTRCAT collections on the open road or cozy at home.

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