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The Voice of Firestone

A pioneer in early old time radio shows, The Voice of Firestone was the first commercially sponsored music radio program.The show was a high-culture offering featured classical, operatic, and semi-classical music.In it's zenith, The Voice of Firestone featured a forty-six piece orchestra.

2 old time radio show recordings
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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Alfred WallensteinOne of the earliest old time radio music shows, The Voice of Firestone began airing in 1928. A pioneer in early old time radio shows, The Voice of Firestone was the firstcommercially sponsored music radio program.Naturally the voice of Firestone advertised Firestone Tires and Alfred WallensteinRubber, but the show also promoted the 4-H Club, highway safety and the United Nations.

The show was a high-culture offering featured classical, operatic, and semi-classical music. In it's zenith, The Voice of Firestone featured a forty-six piece orchestra. The orchestra leaders were Hugo Mariani (1928-31), William Daly (1931-36), Alfred Wallenstein (1936-43) and Howard Barlow (1943 until show's cancelation).

In 1949, The Voice of Firestone moved to television version of the show which aired simultaneously with the radio series. Eventually the show entertained an audience of over three million people per broadcast.

Barlow and ConnerThis rare collection includes June 1951 broadcast and The Voice of Firestone's 25th anniversary program was broadcast November 30, 1953.

For additional classical and opera radio shows, see also:

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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.



    2 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 26 min
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      2 shows - total playtime 1 hours 26 minutes
      1. Voice Of Firestone 510611 The Voice Of Firestone.mp3
      2. Voice Of Firestone 531130 25 th Anniv Program.mp3
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    2 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 1 hours, 26 min
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      2 shows - total playtime 1 hours 26 minutes
      1. Voice Of Firestone 510611 The Voice Of Firestone.mp3
      2. Voice Of Firestone 531130 25 th Anniv Program.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



    2 recordings on 2 Audio CDs
    total playtime 1 hours, 26 min

    Disc A001

    1. Voice Of Firestone 510611 The Voice Of Firestone

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    Disc A002

    1. Voice Of Firestone 531130 25 th Anniv Program

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