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Random Rarities 2

Even Randomer and Rarer than the original with shows never before released!

50 old time radio show recordings
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20 Audio CDs


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"Macy Morning Show with Hal Kemp"



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Rare Drama, Music, Western, Suspense, Mystery, Detective, Crime, Adventure and Canaries (1930s-1950s)

Bob Hope - America's Favorite Funny Man!Here are 50 more Random Rarities to soothe the soul please the ear. Rare drama, mystery, horror, detective, music and comedy are all here at your fingertips.

You'll meet Lora Lawton, a seven-year-run drama serial about Lora, a lady who moved from the Midwest to Washington, DC to keep house for a shipbuilder. Then there's Martin Kane, the determined pipe-smoking gumshoe who needed only a mere three weeks in radio before becoming a popular television show. Advertising for US Tobacco, Martin Martin Kane Private Eyeoften dropped by Happy McMann's Tobacco Shop in order to give the sponsor a plug. Or if you have a passion for terror, stay tuned for Max Haines, an extremely rare mystery show with only one existing program. But don't go yet, you must also Meet Miss Sherlock, the clever sleuthing lady who can't marry her sweetheart until she solves the mystery of Wilmer and the Widow.

As for comedy, That's My Pop is tops as a rare comedic replacement for The Kate Smith Show during the summer of 1945. Bob Hope also stops by on The Maxwell House Showboat. And if music and dancing is your bag, you won't want to miss Sun Up Serenade, a 1940s Western music show promoting Blue Seal Flour in the spirit of Pat O'Daniel and Light Crust Doughboys. Or swing the night away with Tommy Dorsey and The Make Believe Ballroom. When you've left the ballroom, stop on by the Edens Shampoo College Sorority Dance from 1933 and move that shoe with Freddie Martin. There are several novelty music programs in this collection as well, such as the Hartz Radio Hartz Mountain Canary CareCanaries, a show with a studio filled with the chorus of twittering canaries along with a pop-tune-playing organ and the occasional dog. Or wake up with the Macy Morning Show, a happy-go-lucky morning music program from the mid-1930s, a "morning matinee created as a vehicle to promote children's clothing at the famous department store.

Whatever your pleasure, you're sure to find it in these wonderfully diverse Random Rarities! So warm up the tubes and get that ear ready to hear some splendid old rare radio programs!

See also Random Rarities 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    50 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 22 hours, 54 min
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      50 shows - total playtime 22 hours 54 minutes
      1. Between The Bookends 450914 The Star Spangled Banner.mp3
      2. Edens Shampoo College Sorority Dance 1933 Wfreddiemartin.mp3
      3. Hartz Radio Canaries 441203.mp3
      4. Hinds Honey Almond Cream Program 360110 Three Aces.mp3
      5. Hines Hall Of Fame 341223 Only Show.mp3
      6. Lifebuoy Show Command Decision.mp3
      7. Lora Lawton 480116.mp3
      8. Luke Hagel, Ace N Y Detective 490301 Crime On The Wat.mp3
      9. Lyons Busy 491212.mp3
      10. Macy Morning Show 351100 W Hal Kemp.mp3
      11. MAd MAsters 460319 Dreams He Is Champ.mp3
      12. Magic Carpet (AFRS 465)'Over The Rainbow.mp3
      13. Magic Carpet (AFRS 466) Along With Me.mp3
      14. Make Believe Ballroom 400614 Tommy Dorsey.mp3
      15. Make Believe Town, Hollywood 480808 A Very Important App.mp3
      16. Make Believe Town, Hollywood 490816 Hollywood Romance.mp3
      17. Man Behind The Masterpiece 470102 Thomas Gainsborough.mp3
      18. Man Behind The Masterpiece 470109 Joseph M W Turner.mp3
      19. Man Behind The Masterpiece 47xxxx Michaelangelo3.mp3
      20. Manhatten Playhouse 1948 The Perfect Secretary onlyexisting.mp3
      21. Maratime History Saga Of The Shenandoah.mp3
      22. March Of Dimes 410125.mp3
      23. MARK SABRE 520203 PORTRAIT.mp3
      24. MARK SABRE TELL TALE TIE.mp3
      25. Marriage for Two.mp3
      26. Martin Knae 531029 tvsound Wrongfully Accused.mp3
      27. MartinKane,PrivateDetective531022xxxx Part 1.mp3
      28. MartinKane,PrivateDetective531029xxxx Part 2.mp3
      29. Mary Lee taylor 300921 Stuffed Vanilla Wafers.mp3
      30. Masters Of Mystery Four Time Loser.mp3
      31. Max Haines Mystery 03 Arthur Gusy.mp3
      32. Maxwell House Showboat W Bob Hope.mp3
      33. maytag Follies 290301 w Coon Saunders Nighthawks.mp3
      34. Me Janie 491020 only show.mp3
      35. Meet Miss Sherlock 460912 Wilmer The Widow.mp3
      36. Melody Showcase 390606 aud w Sammy Kaye.mp3
      37. MERCER MUSIC SHOP 01.mp3
      38. MERCER MUSIC SHOP 02.mp3
      39. Old Gold Show 441022 Jackie Gleason.mp3
      40. Sun Up Serenade With The Blue Seal Pals Radio Show 1.mp3
      41. Sun Up Serenade With The Blue Seal Pals Radio Show 2.mp3
      42. Ted Drake Guardian Big Top 1949 02 Case Of Invisible Thief.mp3
      43. Tell Me A Story THE POND Ida Lupino Carleton E. Morse.mp3
      44. That's My Pop 450729.mp3
      45. The Croupier 490921 The Roman.mp3
      46. The Free Company 410604 His Honor Mayor.mp3
      47. The Will Hay Pr Will Hay.mp3
      48. Three Hundred Party 460427.mp3
      49. Time Marches On 380203.mp3
      50. Tom Power's Original Life Studies 361223 Radio Tower.mp3
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    50 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 22 hours, 54 min
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      50 shows - total playtime 22 hours 54 minutes
      1. Between The Bookends 450914 The Star Spangled Banner.mp3
      2. Edens Shampoo College Sorority Dance 1933 Wfreddiemartin.mp3
      3. Hartz Radio Canaries 441203.mp3
      4. Hinds Honey Almond Cream Program 360110 Three Aces.mp3
      5. Hines Hall Of Fame 341223 Only Show.mp3
      6. Lifebuoy Show Command Decision.mp3
      7. Lora Lawton 480116.mp3
      8. Luke Hagel, Ace N Y Detective 490301 Crime On The Wat.mp3
      9. Lyons Busy 491212.mp3
      10. Macy Morning Show 351100 W Hal Kemp.mp3
      11. MAd MAsters 460319 Dreams He Is Champ.mp3
      12. Magic Carpet (AFRS 465)'Over The Rainbow.mp3
      13. Magic Carpet (AFRS 466) Along With Me.mp3
      14. Make Believe Ballroom 400614 Tommy Dorsey.mp3
      15. Make Believe Town, Hollywood 480808 A Very Important App.mp3
      16. Make Believe Town, Hollywood 490816 Hollywood Romance.mp3
      17. Man Behind The Masterpiece 470102 Thomas Gainsborough.mp3
      18. Man Behind The Masterpiece 470109 Joseph M W Turner.mp3
      19. Man Behind The Masterpiece 47xxxx Michaelangelo3.mp3
      20. Manhatten Playhouse 1948 The Perfect Secretary onlyexisting.mp3
      21. Maratime History Saga Of The Shenandoah.mp3
      22. March Of Dimes 410125.mp3
      23. MARK SABRE 520203 PORTRAIT.mp3
      24. MARK SABRE TELL TALE TIE.mp3
      25. Marriage for Two.mp3
      26. Martin Knae 531029 tvsound Wrongfully Accused.mp3
      27. MartinKane,PrivateDetective531022xxxx Part 1.mp3
      28. MartinKane,PrivateDetective531029xxxx Part 2.mp3
      29. Mary Lee taylor 300921 Stuffed Vanilla Wafers.mp3
      30. Masters Of Mystery Four Time Loser.mp3
      31. Max Haines Mystery 03 Arthur Gusy.mp3
      32. Maxwell House Showboat W Bob Hope.mp3
      33. maytag Follies 290301 w Coon Saunders Nighthawks.mp3
      34. Me Janie 491020 only show.mp3
      35. Meet Miss Sherlock 460912 Wilmer The Widow.mp3
      36. Melody Showcase 390606 aud w Sammy Kaye.mp3
      37. MERCER MUSIC SHOP 01.mp3
      38. MERCER MUSIC SHOP 02.mp3
      39. Old Gold Show 441022 Jackie Gleason.mp3
      40. Sun Up Serenade With The Blue Seal Pals Radio Show 1.mp3
      41. Sun Up Serenade With The Blue Seal Pals Radio Show 2.mp3
      42. Ted Drake Guardian Big Top 1949 02 Case Of Invisible Thief.mp3
      43. Tell Me A Story THE POND Ida Lupino Carleton E. Morse.mp3
      44. That's My Pop 450729.mp3
      45. The Croupier 490921 The Roman.mp3
      46. The Free Company 410604 His Honor Mayor.mp3
      47. The Will Hay Pr Will Hay.mp3
      48. Three Hundred Party 460427.mp3
      49. Time Marches On 380203.mp3
      50. Tom Power's Original Life Studies 361223 Radio Tower.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    50 recordings on 20 Audio CDs
    total playtime 18 hours, 56 min

    Disc A001

    1. Edens Shampoo College Sorority Dance 1933 Wfreddiemartin
    2. Lifebuoy Show Command Decision
    3. Magic Carpet (AFRS 465)'Over The Rainbow
    4. Magic Carpet (AFRS 466) Along With Me

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    Disc A002

    1. Man Behind The Masterpiece 47xxxx Michaelangelo3
    2. Manhatten Playhouse 1948 The Perfect Secretary onlyexisting
    3. Maratime History Saga Of The Shenandoah

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    Disc A003

    1. MARK SABRE TELL TALE TIE
    2. Masters Of Mystery Four Time Loser

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    Disc A004

    1. Max Haines Mystery 03 Arthur Gusy

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    Disc A005

    1. Maxwell House Showboat W Bob Hope
    2. MERCER MUSIC SHOP 01

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    Disc A006

    1. MERCER MUSIC SHOP 02
    2. Sun Up Serenade With The Blue Seal Pals Radio Show 1
    3. Sun Up Serenade With The Blue Seal Pals Radio Show 2

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    Disc A007

    1. Ted Drake Guardian Big Top 1949 02 Case Of Invisible Thief
    2. Tell Me A Story THE POND Ida Lupino Carleton E. Morse

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    Disc A008

    1. The Will Hay Pr Will Hay
    2. maytag Follies 290301 w Coon Saunders Nighthawks
    3. Mary Lee taylor 300921 Stuffed Vanilla Wafers

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    Disc A009

    1. Hines Hall Of Fame 341223 Only Show
    2. Macy Morning Show 351100 W Hal Kemp
    3. Hinds Honey Almond Cream Program 360110 Three Aces

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    Disc A010

    1. Tom Power's Original Life Studies 361223 Radio Tower
    2. Time Marches On 380203

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    Disc A011

    1. Melody Showcase 390606 aud w Sammy Kaye
    2. Make Believe Ballroom 400614 Tommy Dorsey
    3. March Of Dimes 410125

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    Disc A012

    1. The Free Company 410604 His Honor Mayor
    2. Old Gold Show 441022 Jackie Gleason

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    Disc A013

    1. Hartz Radio Canaries 441203
    2. That's My Pop 450729
    3. Between The Bookends 450914 The Star Spangled Banner

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    Disc A014

    1. MAd MAsters 460319 Dreams He Is Champ
    2. Meet Miss Sherlock 460912 Wilmer The Widow

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    Disc A015

    1. Man Behind The Masterpiece 470102 Thomas Gainsborough
    2. Man Behind The Masterpiece 470109 Joseph M W Turner
    3. Lora Lawton 480116

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    Disc A016

    1. Make Believe Town, Hollywood 480808 A Very Important App
    2. Luke Hagel, Ace N Y Detective 490301 Crime On The Wat

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    Disc A017

    1. Make Believe Town, Hollywood 490816 Hollywood Romance
    2. The Croupier 490921 The Roman

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    Disc A018

    1. Me Janie 491020 only show
    2. Lyons Busy 491212

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    Disc A019

    1. MARK SABRE 520203 PORTRAIT
    2. MartinKane,PrivateDetective531022xxxx Part 1

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    Disc A020

    1. Martin Knae 531029 tvsound Wrongfully Accused
    2. MartinKane,PrivateDetective531029xxxx Part 2

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