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July 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Navy Swings

26 Episodes
1 Volume

Jazz Greats Perform for Future US Navy and Navy Reservists! Update: 6 additional rare recordings

26 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Henry Morgan

44 Episodes
1 Volume

Henry Morgan was a professional humorist, but network executives and his sponsors would argue that his business was making their lives miserable. Fans tuned in to hear what he had to say, and that is what kept him on the air. Update: 5 additional recordings and many sound upgrades

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Thirteen Windows

11 Episodes
1 Volume

Gangsters, Smugglers, and an ancient Chinese curse are all found in The 13 Windows. Update: 1 additional recording

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tales of Cheating Hearts

71 Episodes
2 Volume

Love may be a Many Splendored Thing, but the truth is that Love does not always go the way we want it too.

71 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Country Music Time (Airforce)

36 Episodes
1 Volume

Breaking the Sound Barrier, Working at the boundaries of Space, Tending America's Nuclear Arsenal, and enjoying driving fiddles and pedal steel Guitars?It all works together with great Nashville music brought to us by your Local Air Force Recruiter. Update: 2 additional rare recording

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frontier Town

47 Episodes
1 Volume

Frontier Town is the story of the individual sagas of different towns in the wild west starring Jeff Chandler. Update: sound quality improvements

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Man Called X

111 Episodes
3 Volume

Enemies around every corner, does that pretty girl need saving or will she slide a knife between your ribs? These are important questions in the world of espionage when you are The Man Called X. Update: 12 additional rare recordings

111 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

John Nesbitt

51 Episodes
3 Volume

Carefully crafted storytelling in The Passing Parade and the Wilson-Nesbitt Summer Show. Update: 2 additional rare recording of Passing Parade

51 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Passing Parade

23 Episodes
1 Volume

The show featured two or three factual but fantastic stories with John Nesbitt himself serving as host, writer, and storyteller of extraordinary tales. Update: 1 additional rare recording

23 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mr Chameleon

19 Episodes
1 Volume

A master of disguise, Mr Chameleon changes his appearance every episode to track down the murderer. This rare detective old time radio show featuring the winning combination of murder, millionaires, and mayhem. Update: 6 additional rare recordings

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Helen Hayes

56 Episodes
2 Volume

Winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony Award, Helen Hayes' acting career spanned 80 years. Update: 1 additional recording on volume 2

56 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Steve Lawrence Show

7 Episodes
1 Volume

Known from husband and wife duo Steve and Eydie performed a syndicated program for US Army Recruiting.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jubilee

174 Episodes
4 Volume

AFRS Presents Great Jazz and Entertainment for the Troops during WWII. Update: 2 additional rare recordings

174 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Stars on Parade

9 Episodes
1 Volume

You never knew what you were going to get with Stars On Parade. The only thing you could really depend upon was that there would be 15 minutes of entertainment, but that entertainment could be the sweet jazz of the Freddy Martin Orchestra and their singer Merv Griffin or the songs of Kate Smith. Update: 2 additional rare recordings with Count Basie and John Ericson

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Light and Mellow Show

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Singer Armand Girard led The Light and Mellow Show for San Francisco's Regal Pale Brewing.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Robert Young

265 Episodes
6 Volume

Best known for portraying the ideal father, Robert Young battled his own demons of depression and alcoholism in reaction to unfair casting practices in Hollywood's studio system. Update: 1 additional broadcast of Father Knows Best

265 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Father Knows Best

156 Episodes
4 Volume

Starring Robert Young, Father Knows Best is one of the first and best-loved All-American sweet-hearted family situation comedies. Update: 1 additional recording volume 2

156 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Jack Smith Show

4 Episodes
1 Volume

Hear one of the most famous radio crooners of the 1940s smile his way through every song in this popular musical variety program, The Jack Smith Show. Update: 1 additional rare recording

4 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Cliff Edwards Show

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Enjoy Cliff Edwards as he sings popular tunes from the 1920-40s like "Singin' in the Rain" & "When You Wish Upon a Star". Update: 1 additional rare recording

24 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Latin American Popular Music

6 Episodes
1 Volume

American Music, especially from the Big Band Era, owes a huge debt to Latin American influences.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ben Bernie

28 Episodes
1 Volume

The old Maestro" was known for his entertaining patter more than his violin playing and a "feud" with his good friend Walter Winchell. A musical genius from a very young age, he was the youngest violinist the play Carnegie Hall at age of thirteen. Update: 9 additional recordings

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Calling all Detectives

205 Episodes
2 Volume

A very professionally created two-man operation, Calling all Detectives had a fun quiz show element to its detective sleuthery. Update: 1 additional rare recordings and sound upgrade

205 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Marine Story

7 Episodes
1 Volume

featuring music from the Marine Corp Band, as well as a good deal of serious Hollywood talent to promote the achievements and history of the Marine Corps. Update: 4 additional recordings

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Rarities from the 1930s

83 Episodes
2 Volume

This unique compilation includes rare dramas, comedy, and unique radio broadcasts from the 1930's. Update: 1 additional rare recording

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Front Page Drama

417 Episodes
5 Volume

Stories of the Weird and Wonderful made it to Front Page Drama to help sell Hearst Newspapers. The series drew its long running collection of interesting stories from the pages of The American Weekly magazine. Update: 9 additional recordings

417 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Man on the Farm

6 Episodes
1 Volume

A vehicle to sell chicken feed, The Man on the Farm is wholesome barnyard quiz show fun!

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Front Line Theater

7 Episodes
1 Volume

Before AFRS could broadcast a program donated by the networks, the show had to be "decommercialized". Sometimes this meant changing the show title and cutting out the sponsor pitch.

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Groucho Marx

280 Episodes
6 Volume

Part of the Marx Brothers, Groucho Marx was best known for his greasepaint mustache, cigar, and quick wit. He later branched out to host quiz old time radio show "You Bet Your Life." Update: 4 additional YOU BET YOUR LIFE recordings and many sound upgrades

280 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

You Bet Your Life

184 Episodes
4 Volume

Enjoy this hilarious American quiz old time radio show host by famed funny man Groucho Marx schmoozing with regular folks and announcer, straightman George Fenneman. Update: 4 additional recordings and many sound quality improvements

184 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Calvin Coolidge

11 Episodes
1 Volume

The 30th President of the United States, Calvin Coolidge was the first to effectively use the new technology of Radio to reach the people.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Command Performance

320 Episodes
8 Volume

"The Best Show that the American Public Never Heard", Command Performance and other AFRS Programs were only heard by Servicemen at Overseas postings. This series has WWII comedy, music and drama its star-studded finest! Update: 2 additional episode and over 40 episodes with sound upgrades across volume 1-7

320 8
Add To Cart: $40.00

Danny Kaye

61 Episodes
2 Volume

As a youngster, the only thing Danny Kaye was good at was singing songs and telling jokes. After spending time on the Borscht Belt, he found success on Broadway. Update: 5 additional recordings

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Danny Kaye Show

28 Episodes
1 Volume

This legendary songster and funny man was every bit as zany in real life as he was with Bing in White Christmas. The Danny Kaye Show aired almost a decade before the classic Holiday movie. Update: 5 additional recordings

28 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Unit 99

42 Episodes
2 Volume

Real-Action Police Stories of the Sacramento Police Department! Update: sound quality improvements

42 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


June 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Presidential and Political Funerals

37 Episodes
2 Volume

How we send our leaders and public figures into the afterlife says as much about society as it does about the deceased. Update: 14 additional recordings

37 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

X Minus One

127 Episodes
3 Volume

X Minus One was a science fiction series that was an extension, or revival, of the earlier science fiction series, Dimension X. Both shows are remembered for bringing really first rate science fiction to the air by such authors as Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury. Update: sound quality improvements

127 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Golden Gate Quartet

81 Episodes
1 Volume

Building on a tradition of vocal harmonies and syncopated rhythms, The Golden Gate Quartet not only popularized Gospel music but helped lay the foundations of Rock and Roll. Update: small sound improvements and fixed file names

81 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Babe Ruth

32 Episodes
1 Volume

The Adventures of Babe Ruth was produced in 1934 on the Blue Network, with sponsorship by Quaker Oats, and was the best of the lot. It told in-depth, fully dramatized episodes from the Babe's career, so there was a sense of the real man there in the dugout and on the field. Update: 3 additional recordings

32 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Edward Murrow (I Can Hear It Now)

101 Episodes
2 Volume

One of the greatest American journalists in broadcast history, he pioneered the reporter on the scene reporting during WWII. Update: sound quality improvements

101 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Life with Luigi

171 Episodes
4 Volume

Laugh while Luigi learns about life in his adopted country, while avoiding the plotting of a potential Father-in-law! Starring J. Carroll Naish, Hans Conried. and Alan Reed. Update: sound upgrades

171 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Ronald Reagan

150 Episodes
3 Volume

This collection contains his old time radio appearances and recordings from his political career and presidency. Update: 2 additional recordings

150 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Codes

58 Episodes
1 Volume

Breaking the enemy's codes is a way to understand what they are going to do in Wartime. The same thing works when the Good Guys figure out the Bad Guy's codes.

58 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ziegfeld Follies of the Air

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Experience the music and laughs of the famous Ziegfeld Follies entertainers like Helen Morgan, and Will Rogers. Update: 3 additional rare recordings

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Clyde Beatty

52 Episodes
1 Volume

The World's greatest wild animal trainer, Clyde Beatty, with an exciting adventure from his brilliant career.The circus means thrills, excitement, and gnarling jungle beasts. Update: 32 additional recordings

52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Airchecks of the 1960s

267 Episodes
4 Volume

includes classic real broadcasts and Airchecks from your favorite radio stations in the 1960s. The Airchecks were used in DJs resumes and by local radio stations for quality control. Update: 16 additional recordings

267 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Chevrolet Musical Moments

70 Episodes
1 Volume

This fifteen syndicated minutes of music has one thought in mind: "Get down to your Chevy Dealer Today!" Update: 50 additional recordings

70 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Charlie Chan

60 Episodes
1 Volume

With requisite Chinese chords and stings from the organist we have several selections from the casebook of the Incomparable Charlie Chan, Detective, Philosopher, and Modern Chinese Sage. Update: 2 additional rare recording

60 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

President Inaugural Addresses

38 Episodes
1 Volume

This collection includes every Presidential Inaugural Speech since Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 4, 1933 through 2021. Update: 5 additional recordings

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sydney Greenstreet

44 Episodes
1 Volume

Although he did not begin working in Hollywood until he was 62, Sidney Greenstreet's contributions to classic film and Old Time Radio make him one of the most well-regarded (and largest) of Hollywood Stars.

44 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Guy Lombardo

53 Episodes
1 Volume

As a boy, Guy Lombardo put together a band with his brothers in their father's tailor shop, later they would become the Royal Canadians and Guy would be known as "Mr. New Years's Eve". Update: 3 additional recordings

53 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Kent State Shootings

353 Episodes
9 Volume

Radio Broadcasts are historical artifacts. In this collection, we present a timeline of the coverage of the shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970, including the political climate which led up to the incident, coverage of the shootings, and the aftermath for America. Update: 26 additional recordings from 1970-2021

353 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Presidential Victory and Concession

37 Episodes
1 Volume

In the United States election cycle there are differing candidates vying for a political office. At times it can be bitter but when it's over, there is a winner and a loser and typically candidates are a good sport about it. Update: 1 additional recording George Wallace concession speech

37 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Anita Louise

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Best remembered for My Friend Flicka, Anita Louise grew up with the movie industry, as a child actor in silent pictures, an ingenue in talkies, and a pretty mom and fashion plate on television.

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Impeach a President (Trump)

185 Episodes
2 Volume

Hear the proceedings and rhetoric as Donald Trump has becomes the first president in history to be impeached twice.

185 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Theater Guild on the Air (US Steel Hour)

97 Episodes
4 Volume

Sponsored by US Steel, this old time radio series produced classic and contemporary plays live and was one of the most popular Broadway drama shows of all time. Update: sound upgrades

97 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Joint Sessions of Congress

43 Episodes
2 Volume

The Senate and the House of Representatives each go about their business of making laws independent of each other, however, there are several important occasions when both Houses meet in Joint Session. Update: 6 additional recordings

43 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Wendell Niles

189 Episodes
5 Volume

Wendell Niles and his brother Ken were pioneering West Coast Radio Announcers who worked both together and separately for some of the biggest names in Hollywood.

189 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Kamala Harris

215 Episodes
3 Volume

Celebrate the first woman Vice President, Kamala Harris with this collection. Follow her career as a San Francisco District Attorney to California’s Attorney General to California’s Junior United States Senator to Vice President of the United States.

215 3
Add To Cart: $15.00


May 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Big Story

40 Episodes
1 Volume

Newspaper reporters from around the country entered their true, heroic stories of reporting the news to win a chance on the airwaves and $500 from the sponsor of the show, Pall Mall. Update: additional recordings and sound upgrade

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fibber McGee and Molly

1278 Episodes
20 Volume

Long lost episodes fell out of "Fibber's Closet". This is the most complete Fibber McGee and Molly collection to date. Laugh with over 450 hours of laughs with Jim and Marian Jordan as Fibber McGee and Molly in this classic radio sit-com. Update: 2 additional rare recordings volume 2 and 8

1278 20
Add To Cart: $100.00

Boris Karloff

109 Episodes
2 Volume

Best known for his roles in horror films, Boris Karloff was billed as "Karloff the Uncanny." Update: 2 additional recordings on volume 2

109 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

People Are Funny

34 Episodes
1 Volume

Hosted by Art Linkletter, stunts on this old time radio program continued to get more and more outrageous (and funny) as the show continued its 18 year run. Update: additional recording

34 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Harry S Truman Speeches

51 Episodes
1 Volume

Listen to historic speeches from the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. Update: 8 additional recordings

51 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fat Overweight and Dieting in OTR

61 Episodes
2 Volume

The $70 billion Weight Loss industry claims that we should be skinny, but it is more important to be healthy and happy.

61 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Road of Life

9 Episodes
1 Volume

This old time radio soap opera centered on handsome doctor Jim Brent and his wife Jocelyn in the small town of Merrimac. As the heroine of a medical drama, Jocelyn would suffer from almost every dread disease known to medicine. Update: 2 additional rare recordings

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Pete Kellys Blues

7 Episodes
1 Volume

Pete Kelly (Jack Webb) fronts the house band, the Big Seven, at a speakeasy in the roaring '20s is a world of jazz, gangsters, gun molls, g-men, bad booze and desperate people trying to save their skins. Update: 1 additional rare recording

7 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Scarlet Pimpernel

50 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the earliest masked crime fighters, The Scarlet Pimpernel may be the spiritual father of the Batman. Update: sound upgrades and file names fixed

50 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Aunt Jemima

36 Episodes
1 Volume

Harriette Widmer stars (from Amos and Andy) in this fun music and variety program promoting Aunt Jemima pancake mix. Update: 4 additional rare recordings

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Mario Lanza

31 Episodes
1 Volume

Mario Lanza was a tenor extraordinaire known as "The Triple Threat" because he could sing, act, and he was good looking. He is considered by many to be the greatest voice of the 20th century. Update: 1 additional rare recording

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

George W Bush Speeches

261 Episodes
2 Volume

Major events during George W Bush two term presidency include the terrorist attack on 9/11 and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Update: 5 additional recordings

261 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Donald Trump

288 Episodes
9 Volume

Former business man and television personality, Donald Trump is the 45th US president. Update: 39 additional recordings

288 9
Add To Cart: $45.00

Barack Obama Speeches

834 Episodes
13 Volume

Born in Hawaii, Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States serving as president between 2009-2017. Update: 3 additional recordings

834 13
Add To Cart: $35.00

Rosemary

9 Episodes
1 Volume

This old time radio soap opera told the story of 20 year old secretary Rosemary Dawson, who works to support her mother and sister. Rosemary falls madly in love and marries journalist Bill Roberts. Of course, not all is well in Soapland; Bill, a war veteran, suffers from amnesia. Update: 4 additional recordings

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

State of the Union Addresses

69 Episodes
3 Volume

Officially a speech made from the US President to Congress; however, the advent of radio made the State of the Union a public speech heard by Americans everywhere. Update: 2 additional recordings ( Reagan 1981 and Biden 2021)

69 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Fred Allen

190 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. Update: 2 additional recordings volume 2 and 3

190 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

WC Fields

50 Episodes
2 Volume

Primarily known for his alcoholism and quick wit, he was a comedian on and off the stage. Update: 27 additional recordings and many sound upgrades

50 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

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. Update: 6 additional recordings and sound upgrades

243 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Kingsmen

13 Episodes
1 Volume

They sang together since 1929 and were the resident vocal group on Fibber McGee and Molly. In 1949, The Kingsmen took over Fibber and Molly’s spot as a summer replacement. Update: additional rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Amos and Andy

275 Episodes
3 Volume

One of most popular shows in 20th century, Amos and Andy were played by white actors. In its prime, entire towns listened to the show; Stores would close and even movie theatres would stop the film while the Amos and Andy show was played over the air. Update: 7 additional recordings and many sound upgrades

275 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

John F Kennedy

424 Episodes
6 Volume

Extensive collection of presidential speeches, recordings, and assassination coverage + transcripts, images and documents! Update: 13 additional recordings

424 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

Space Patrol

117 Episodes
3 Volume

The storylines and characters were the same, and even more amazing, the same performers played both the radio and TV roles! Update: huge sound improvements volume 3

117 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

George HW Bush Speeches

75 Episodes
2 Volume

Served as the 41st President of the United States, George HW Bush presidency saw the falling of the Berlin Wall, the breakup of the Soviet Union, Invasion of Panama, and the Gulf War. Update: 3 additional recordings

75 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Rose Bowl

12 Episodes
1 Volume

Started in 1889, The Rose Parade showed off the weather and fruitfulness of California sunshine. Thirteen years later, they parade was joined by and East vs West Football Tournament.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Farewells and Library

25 Episodes
1 Volume

All Presidential Administrations come to an end, that is the nature of American Democracy, this collection includes their goodbye speeches.

25 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Movietown Theater

71 Episodes
2 Volume

Every week there was an original story played by Hollywood up-and-comers on Your Movietown Radio Theater. The series featured Hollywood stars and starlets in a variety of 30 minute shows. Tune in each week for a different genre from comedy to drama each with a unique twist. Update: 3 additional recordings

71 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Your Navy Show

12 Episodes
1 Volume

The most important part of the modern Navy is its Sailors.

12 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

US Navy Shows

48 Episodes
1 Volume

If great music was all it took to get young men to the recruiting office, these U.S. Navy Shows would have found more sailors than we have ships. As it was, these great programs from the USN Recruiting Command gave us hours of toe-tapping goodness and dreams of the high seas. Update: 12 additional recordings of Your Navy Show with Tommy Dorsey

48 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Tommy Dorsey

47 Episodes
1 Volume

Popular Swing Musician and Trombone Honker! Update: 12 additional recordings of Your Navy Show starring Tommy Dorsey

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


April 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Tennessee Jed

17 Episodes
1 Volume

Tennessee Jed wandered the Western Plains with his trusty squirrel gun and horse, Smoky, setting things right and standing up for American virtue. He even became an agent working directly for the President on the Frontier. Update: 1 additional episode and sound upgrades

17 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Thanksgiving

30 Episodes
1 Volume

The Thanksgiving Holiday has many spiritual and political implications, but it is also a time for fun.

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Grand Ole Opry

408 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. Update: additional recording volume 1

408 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Romance of Oil

11 Episodes
1 Volume

An entertaining and educational introduction to an industry and science that shapes every aspect of our modern society.

11 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Impeach a President (Clinton)

63 Episodes
3 Volume

Whenever a sitting President does something that his opposition does not like, there are calls for Impeachment. The case of President Clinton's Impeachment proceedings can be instructive. Update: 20 additional recordings

63 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Clinton (William J Clinton) Speeches

233 Episodes
7 Volume

Relive the Swinging 1990's through the historical speeches and Radio Addresses of President Clinton! Update: 88 additional recordings

233 7
Add To Cart: $35.00

Dentists

119 Episodes
3 Volume

Look at dem chompers! A sore tooth is no fun, but it makes good fodder for old time radio Update: 1 additional rare recording

119 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Mystery Playhouse

55 Episodes
2 Volume

This old time radio show often featuring Peter Lorre as host to some of the best mystery shows of the era for the AFRS audience. Update: 1 additional rare recording

55 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Churchill (Winston) Recordings

113 Episodes
1 Volume

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of United Kingdom during WWII and great orator, wrote his own speeches and delivered them on many radio broadcasts. Update: 2 additional rare recordings from 1946

113 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Marie Wilson

111 Episodes
3 Volume

Known as Irma in My Friend Irma, Marie Wilson made a career of playing ditzy but loveable blondes. Update: 10 additional My Friend Irma recordings

111 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

My Friend Irma

103 Episodes
2 Volume

My Friend Irma tells the story of a extremely dim-witted blonde stenographer named Irma Peterson, played by Marie Wilson, and the daily high-jinx that she gets into with her screwy friends. Update: 10 additional recordings

103 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Doctors Hospitals Healthcare in OTR

112 Episodes
3 Volume

Going into medicine is one of the highest callings to aspire to.

112 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Fred Waring

54 Episodes
2 Volume

Fine Music Entertainment with 50-Piece Orchestra! Update: 1 additional rare recordings volume 1

54 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Gerald Ford Speeches

36 Episodes
1 Volume

President Ford became President when Richard Nixon left the office of presidency due to the Watergate scandal. Update: 5 additional recording

36 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Face to the Future

18 Episodes
1 Volume

A series of reports on the state of Defense Technology in the late-1950s sponsored by NORAD. Update: 5 additional recordings

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Fu Manchu (Shadow of Fu Manchu)

92 Episodes
1 Volume

The Shadow of Dr. Fu Manchu is a diabolically fun mystery serial from the late 1930's. Update: 5 additional rare recordings

92 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

202 Episodes
1 Volume

A Public Service Announcement (PSA) is defined as a message in the public interest which is disseminated through the media free of charge, with the objective of raising awareness of issues. Update: 4 additional PSA shows with singing cowboys warning listeners about Syphilis from 1948

202 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Sylvia Sidney

5 Episodes
1 Volume

After taking up acting as a way to break her childhood shyness, Sylvia Sidney earned a reputation for having the "saddest eyes in Hollywood."

5 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

My Hometown

42 Episodes
1 Volume

Terry Lee Jenkins and PAMS Company put out a full length 45 RPM to promote local towns around the country that was to be played in local radio market

42 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Joe Biden

552 Episodes
10 Volume

This collection begins in 1972 the day after Joe Biden's 30th birthday being sworn in as a Senator through his Presidential Inauguration in 2021.

552 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

FDR Fireside Chats and Speeches (Franklin D. Roosevelt)

329 Episodes
5 Volume

With his Fireside Chats, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt used the power of radio to speak directly and intimately to the American people through some of the darkest periods of the Nation's history. Update: 3 additional recordings on final volume

329 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Defense Attorney

13 Episodes
1 Volume

This is a hard hitting old time radio crime drama, with a distinctive feminine touch. Update: 1 additonal rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Ozzie and Harriet

100 Episodes
2 Volume

The "adventures" of Ozzie & Harriet are based on the daily stuff that happens to all good suburban couples in family sitcoms. Update: 3 additional rare recordings and sound upgrades

100 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mysterious Traveler

86 Episodes
2 Volume

The Mysterious Traveler invites you to join him on another journey into the strange and terrifying... Update: 1 additional rare recording and sound upgrades

86 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lyndon Johnson Speeches

52 Episodes
1 Volume

Johnson was the 36th President of the United States of America. His term as President was from 1963 when succeeded to the Presidency after the assassination for John F. Kennedy until 1969 when he was re-elected in 1964 by a large margin. Update: 9 additional recordings

52 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Raymond Burr

127 Episodes
3 Volume

Best known from television's Perry Mason, Raymond Burr starred in Dragnet, Fort Laramie, and Pat Novak for Hire. Update: 2 additional recordings

127 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Words with Music

62 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. Update: additional AFRS recording

62 1
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Lucky Strike Presents

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Lucky Strike and other cigarette brands were sponsors of many of Old Time Radio's greatest offerings.

9 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Jesus in Old Time Radio

31 Episodes
1 Volume

Radio celebrates the life of Jesus, from his humble birth in a manger in Bethlehem, through his crucifixion and resurrection, but mostly radio is a means to share Jesus’s message of love and peace. Update: 5 additional recordings about Jesus

31 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

DJ Madness

165 Episodes
2 Volume

The original Disc Jockeys from the Age of Radio bring you their best and greatest music from their era. Update: 33 additional recordings

165 2
Add To Cart: $10.00


March 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

MGM Theatre

33 Episodes
2 Volume

Enjoy these radio adaptations of great hollywood movies! Update: 3 additional rare recordings

33 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Nemesis Inc

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Mystery! Murder! Pretty girls and a touch of the supernatural! We find all this and more in the office of Nemesis Inc., a private investigation service on the twenty-first floor of a modern building on Chicago's Loop.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Nixon (Richard Nixon Recordings)

222 Episodes
4 Volume

Richard M. Nixon was the 37th President of the United States of America, and one of the most controversial. In 1974, he became the only US President to resign from office. Update: 65 additional recordings

222 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Proudly We Hail

490 Episodes
10 Volume

This old time radio series contains a wide variety of mediums geared to attract young potential Army recruits and the series included mystery and drama shows. Update: sound quality improvements

490 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Mail Call

83 Episodes
2 Volume

These star-packed love letters to the troops, from Hollywood during WWII. Update: 1 additional rare recording

83 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

At Ease

76 Episodes
1 Volume

featured uninterrupted pop songs with the alternating performances by the Armed Forces Radio Orchestra, Milton Shrednick, Allen Roth, Les Paul and many more. Update: 49 additional recordings

76 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

News Huddlines

18 Episodes
1 Volume

Spoof of news and current events starring Roy Hudd

18 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Presidential Candidate Announcements

181 Episodes
5 Volume

While only 44 men have served as President and 48 men have served as Vice President, so many Americans have stepped up to answer the call to run for these two top spots. Listen as we hear from some of these Americans as they make their plans known, give their victory, and even their concession. Update: 5 additional recordings

181 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Young Widder Brown

82 Episodes
1 Volume

One of the Hummert's most popular soap operas, Young Widder Brown transcended time and appealed to the common folk of America. The show tells the story of young Ellen, a 30 year old mother, who struggles to raise her children without the small town mentality that came with living in Simpsonsville. Update: lots of sound quality improvements

82 1
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Hitler (Adolf) Recordings

28 Episodes
1 Volume

speeches from the most infamous man in history Update: 2 additional news broadcasts from 1938-39

28 1
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Maxine Gray

49 Episodes
1 Volume

Although little-known beyond fans of Big Band Music and OTR, Maxine Gray's story is filled with survival and even success despite nearly crippling injuries and long odds. Update: 3 additional rare recordings

49 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Adventures in Research

161 Episodes
2 Volume

"Learn! Investigate! Instruct!" written by physicist, Dr. Phillips Thomas, this historically accurate series includes recordings about the invention of the typewriter, automobile, penicillin, machine gun, skyscraper, and more! Update: 3 additional rare recordings volume 1

161 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Mary Pickford

10 Episodes
1 Volume

Mary Pickford Collection: One of the very first Stars in motion pictures and an astute businesswoman who helped to establish the motion picture industry as a co-founder of United Artists.

10 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Airchecks from Great Radio Stations

82 Episodes
1 Volume

Featuring on air personality D.J's performances, announcements, and skits. Update: 3 additional recordings

82 1
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Lorenzo Jones

25 Episodes
1 Volume

Smile awhile, and enjoy this fine soap sud! Lorenzo Jones was a popular soap throughout its near two decade run. Each show began, "We all know couples like lovable, impractical Lorenzo Jones and his devoted wife, Belle. Update: 4 additional rare recordings

25 1
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Bergen and McCarthy (Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy)

272 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! Update: 1 additional rare recording volume 3

272 6
Add To Cart: $30.00

NBC University Theater

114 Episodes
5 Volume

NBC University Theater is an unusual series that focused on reenacting novels by great authors for college classes. Update: sound quality improvements volume 2 and 5

114 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Grantland Rice Story

13 Episodes
1 Volume

Grantland Rice was one of the most important media figures during golden age of sports known for his descriptive style of sports news broadcasting. Update: sound improvements

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Alice Frost

126 Episodes
3 Volume

superb radio actress who co-starred on Mr. and Mrs. North for ten years and as Big Sister for five years. Update: additional recording and sound quality improvements

126 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Mr and Mrs North

94 Episodes
2 Volume

It began as a light comedy about a normal couple living in Greenwich Village, NY. The next season it turned into a mystery show. Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin played Pam and Jerry North. Later Richard Denning and Barbara Britton played the famous roles of Mr and Mrs North. Update: additional recording and sound quality improvements

94 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lillian Gish

8 Episodes
1 Volume

"The First Lady of American Cinema", Lillian Gish was there from the early Silent Era through Hollywood's Golden Age

8 1
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Lucille Ball

185 Episodes
3 Volume

Before she became TV’s favorite redhead, Lucille Ball was a rising starlet who turned to radio work as a way to make ends meet. Update: 1 additional rare recording

185 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Eb and Zeb

288 Episodes
2 Volume

"Zeb tall and angular and Eb short and fat" who run a general store in Corn Center. Much of the show's humor is derived from Eb and Zeb's slow minds and silly business ideas. Update: 2 additonal rare recordings

288 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Honest Harold

38 Episodes
1 Volume

When Harold Peary left The Great Gildersleeve in 1950, everyone seemed satisfied with the way Willard Waterman filled the role. Everyone but Peary, that is, so he recreated Gildy on a new network as Honest Harold. Update: sound upgrades

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Exploring the Unknown

6 Episodes
1 Volume

Produced a decade before Sputnik brought America's educational system into question, Exploring the Unknown, may have helped to inspire the generation of scientists who eventually won the Space Race.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Hoosier Hot Shots

218 Episodes
1 Volume

The Hoosier Hot Shots are considered the artistic forebears to Freddie Fischer and His Schnickelfritz Band, Spike Jones and His City Slickers.

218 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Boxers Champions and Prizefighters

125 Episodes
3 Volume

This OTRCAT original collection includes examples of boxing in all the genres of old time radio shows. Update: 2 additional recordings

125 3
Add To Cart: $15.00


February 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Anderson Family

38 Episodes
1 Volume

The Anderson Family is a fairly typical Family Situation Comedy, featuring a noble but semi-inept father, a loving and sometimes acid wife, and a precocious scamp who seems to have more on the ball than his parents. In this case, the program is a showcase for one of radio's longest lasting scamps, Walter Tetley, also known for playing nephew Leroy on The Great Gildersleeve and the delivery boy Julius who had a crush on Alice Faye on the Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show. Update: 16 additional recordings

38 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Phil Harris

666 Episodes
16 Volume

A big band leader, he got a truly life-changing break when Jack Benny was looking for a new music director for The Jello Program in 1936. Later, he was best known for The Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show. Update: 2 additional recordings and sound upgrades

666 16
Add To Cart: $80.00

All Star Parade of Bands

24 Episodes
1 Volume

Most musicians, especially jazz musicians, perform better in front of an audience, particularly one that is dancing. The solution was the remote broadcast. Update: 1 additonal rare recording All Star Parade Of Bands 560130 Count Basie Joe Williams

24 1
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Vic and Sade

347 Episodes
4 Volume

Welcome, welcome to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gook, better known as Vic and Sade. Go get cozy with this delightful run of the mill and charmingly familiar Midwestern couple extraordinaire! Update: 1 additional recording on volume 2

347 4
Add To Cart: $20.00

Jimmy Carter Speeches

42 Episodes
1 Volume

Considered "a better man than he was a president", Jimmy Carter ushered America into the 1980s. Update: 2 additional recordings

42 1
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California Melodies

43 Episodes
1 Volume

"From out of the west to you," California Melodies features British director and composer David Rose and singer Maxine Gray. Update: additional rare recording

43 1
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This is My Best

13 Episodes
1 Volume

This series began as a kind of book-of-the-week show. Popular modern authors were asked to select their best writings, which were created into radio scripts. In 1945, Orson Welles took over the show, directing, acting, narrating, and adapting scripts to his liking. Update: 1 additional rare recording

13 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Randolph Scott

9 Episodes
1 Volume

Randolph Scott was the prototype for the Western Movie Hero

9 1
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Philip Marlowe

106 Episodes
3 Volume

Raymond Chandler's action-packed hard boiled detective drama starring Vah Heflin and Gerald Mohr! Update: sound quality improvements volume 2-3

106 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Valentines Day

30 Episodes
1 Volume

Valentine's Day is a time to go a little bit crazy for your Sweetheart. This collection includes extra Valentine's Day special episodes from the golden age of radio! OTRCAT Wuvvves you! Update: 10 additional recordings

30 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Wild Bill Hickok

267 Episodes
5 Volume

How could Wild Bill Hickok hope to compete with the likes of Roy Rogers or The Cisco Kid as kids’ after-school favorite? By having Jingles, played by Andy Devine by his side, of course! Update: additional sound improvements on volume 1

267 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Lionel Atwill

5 Episodes
1 Volume

Lionel Atwill established a successful career as a supporting player in horror films.

5 1
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Frank Lovejoy

229 Episodes
5 Volume

Lovejoy was the no nonsense, square-jawed actor best known for his tough guy performances in detective radio dramas. Update: 1 additional rare recording

229 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Football Recordings

70 Episodes
2 Volume

There is plenty of excitement and fun in our Football Collection for fans of football and Old Time Radio. Inspiring memories of frosty autumn afternoons in the stands, these broadcasts of classic Football games are almost as good as being a fan in the stadium. Go Team! Update: 62 additional old time radio recordings

70 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Lineup

81 Episodes
2 Volume

Inter-meshing true crime stories of the day with fiction, this realistic police drama gives radio audiences a look behind the scenes at police headquarters. Update: sound quality improvements volume 2 and one new AFRS broadcast

81 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Eleanor Powell

6 Episodes
1 Volume

At a time when female dancers on screen were there to make their male partners look good, Eleanor Powell was the most talented tap-dancer in Hollywood, perhaps the world.

6 1
Add To Cart: $5.00


January 2021

Title Popularity Ep. MP3 CDs

Mr District Attorney

105 Episodes
3 Volume

Follow "Mr. D.A." on his adventures into the heart of the crime world and sending shockwaves of fear through all villains, fictional AND in reality. Update: 65 additional recordings and many sound quality improvements

105 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Arnold Stang

67 Episodes
2 Volume

Often called a milquetoast character, Arnold Stang was a mouse whose roar could not be ignored. Update: 1 additional rare recording

67 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Terry and the Pirates

177 Episodes
2 Volume

Action package juvenile adventure series follows Terry and his friends as he explores the Asian jungles in search of his father. Update: 1 additional episode volume 2 and sound upgrades

177 2
Add To Cart: $10.00

Radio At War

47 Episodes
1 Volume

The Second World War was a radio War, not only in the way it was reported and fought but also in the way it is remembered and perceived by the public.

47 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Information Please

218 Episodes
3 Volume

Information, Please was one of the first examples of show being electronically transcribed for broadcast on both coasts. The quiz show was notable for its humor along with timely issues and observations. Update: 2 additional rare recordings and sound upgrades

218 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

One Mans Family

397 Episodes
5 Volume

A sweeping saga of One Man’s Family, this serial from the creator of I Love a Mystery, Carlton E. Morse, ran for 27 years, and follows the Barbour family patriarch from San Francisco stock broker to grandfather and beyond. Update: two additional rare on volume 4 and sound upgrade

397 5
Add To Cart: $25.00

Pick and Pat

15 Episodes
1 Volume

A buddy comedy minstrel-type radio program in the vein of Amos n' Andy and Two Black Crows. Update: additional rare recording

15 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Stan Kenton

137 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." Update: 2 additional rare recordings

137 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

In The Crimelight

61 Episodes
1 Volume

Captain Wilkie relates stories of counterfeiting investigations, con-men, scammers, racketeers, and foiling an assassination attempt against President Taft in 1909. Update: 2 additional recordings and sound improvements

61 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frank Nelson

581 Episodes
15 Volume

For 38 years, Frank Nelson was part of Jack Benny's Gang. Among the parts he played was the store floor-walker who always said Yeeaaaaaaassss?

581 15
Add To Cart: $75.00

Plan for Survival from Civil Defense

20 Episodes
1 Volume

Atomic Attacks and Major Pandemics do not seem related, but the response to the threat from government and citizens is surprisingly similar. Update: 13 additional recordings

20 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Frances Langford

102 Episodes
3 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. Update: 47 additional recordings

102 3
Add To Cart: $15.00

Its Time To Smile

40 Episodes
1 Volume

featuring the music of Dinah Shore. Update: 13 additional recordings

40 1
Add To Cart: $5.00

Bob Hope

404 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. Update: 4 additional rare recordings on volume 7, 9, 10

404 10
Add To Cart: $50.00

Hedda Hopper Show

19 Episodes
1 Volume

Glorious Hollywood Gossiper, Hedda Hopper's show is full of colorful language, wild hats, and ability to take herself with a grain of salt. Update: 1 additional rare recording

19 1
Add To Cart: $5.00