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"The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 5/11 7-11pm est
WAMU ^ | 5/11/14 | Ed Walker

Posted on 05/11/2014 11:25:23 AM PDT by Vision

Friends it's Sunday night again, and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another four hours of classic radio Americana.

Listen Live

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*tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.


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KEYWORDS: radio; thebigbroadcast
The Big Broadcast is a Sunday night tradition for families throughout the WAMU listening area. Each week, Big Broadcast host Ed Walker offers listeners priceless recordings of popular radio programs from the '30s, '40s and '50s. Priceless, especially, for a man whose first sentence as a child was, 'Turn the radio on.'
1 posted on 05/11/2014 11:25:23 AM PDT by Vision
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To: 4everontheRight; Arthur McGowan; BluesDuke; bsf53; Calvin Locke; citizen; Cold Heat; ...
Happy Sunday Night...Classic Radio Time...

(((((Early Ping)))))

Happy Mother's Day!

I'll be back in the first hour of the show. Off to have dinner with Mom, hope you get to do the same.

Thank you Gina for posting last week's thread.


2 posted on 05/11/2014 11:27:04 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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3 posted on 05/11/2014 11:27:22 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Of course we have a Mother’s Day show tonight...Jack Benny and Phil Harris/Alice Faye has the potential to be a very strong hour of comedy...


4 posted on 05/11/2014 11:27:52 AM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Tell Mom we all said Happy Mother’s Day!


5 posted on 05/11/2014 11:33:55 AM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Vision; bsf53; 4everontheRight; Arthur McGowan; BluesDuke; Calvin Locke; citizen; Cold Heat; ...
Hello, FRiends! Welcome back, Vision, and thanks!

Happy Mother's Day to all you Moms. Naturally, it's a Mother's Day lineup.

These brief synopses are used with permission from the RadioGOLDINdex © 2014 J. David Goldin.

7:00 PM EST Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. July 10, 1956. Part 2. CBS net. "The Shady Lane Matter". Sustaining. Of two who are not even accused, one confesses and one denies...and both very strangely! The system cue has been deleted. Bob Bailey, Roy Rowan (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Jeanette Nolan, Bert Holland, Forrest Lewis, Shirley Mitchell, John Dehner, Will Wright, Amerigo Moreno (music supervisor), Carl Fortina (music supervisor). 13:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

7:15 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar. July 11, 1956. Part 3. CBS net. "The Shady Lane Matter". Sustaining. A sudden twist and a cool threat, a strange revolution and the lies come thick and fast! The system cue has been deleted. Bob Bailey, Roy Rowan (announcer), Les Crutchfield (writer), Jack Johnstone (producer, director), Jeanette Nolan, Bert Holland, Forrest Lewis, Shirley Mitchell, John Dehner, Will Wright, Amerigo Moreno (music supervisor), Carl Fortina (music supervisor). 13:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

7:30 Dragnet. August 7, 1952. Program #163. NBC net. "The Big Impression". Sponsored by: Fatima. Sam Rumin, an elderly diamond salesman, has been robbed of $150,000 in unset diamonds. George Fenneman (announcer), Hal Gibney (host), Harry Bartell, Herb Ellis, Jack Webb, John Robinson (writer), Vic Perrin, Victor Rodman, Walter Schumann (conductor). 29:32. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

8:00 Gunsmoke. July 30, 1955. CBS net origination, AFRTS rebroadcast. "Tap Day For Kitty". Nip Culler, a crazy old man, proposes to Kitty and won't take "no" for an answer! The script was used on the Gunsmoke television series on March 24, 1956. See cat. #61891 for a network, sponsored version of this broadcast. William Conrad, Parley Baer, Georgia Ellis, Howard McNear, John Dehner, Michael Ann Barrett, Virginia Gregg, John Meston (writer), Norman Macdonnell (producer, director), Rex Koury (composer, conductor), Bill James (sound patterns), Tom Hanley (sound patterns), George Walsh (announcer). 24:55. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

8:30 The Jell-O Program Starring Jack Benny. May 8, 1938. Red net. Sponsored by: Jell-O. Mary makes a Mother's Day call to Mama. Kenny Baker sings, "Lost and Found." Don sings the commercial to the tune of, "Mother." The mayor of Waukegan pays a visit to the show, and plays a part in a domestic drama/comedy. Jack Benny, Don Wilson, Phil Harris and His Orchestra, Mary Livingstone, Kenny Baker, Mancel Talcott (doubles), Ed Beloin (writer), Bill Morrow (writer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9:00 The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show. May 8, 1949. NBC net. Sponsored by: Rexall. Phil and Alice sings, "Baby, It's Cold Outside." Phil buys Alice a bracelet for Mother's Day, and finds himself arrested for receiving stolen goods. Phil and Remley are caught in a gambling raid! Alice Faye, Anne Whitfield, Bill Forman (announcer), Dick Chevillat (writer), Elliott Lewis, Jeanine Roos, Phil Harris, Ray Singer (writer), Robert North, Walter Scharf and His Orchestra, Walter Tetley, Griff Barnett (Rexall druggist). 29:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

9:30 The Life Of Riley. May 11, 1946. NBC net. Sponsored by: Teel, Dreft. Riley suspects that Junior has forgotten Mother's Day. Don Bernard (director), Irving Brecher (producer), John Brown, Ken Carpenter (announcer), Lou Kosloff (music), Paula Winslowe, Scotty Beckett, Sharon Douglas, William Bendix. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10:00 Our Miss Brooks. May 8, 1949. CBS net. "Connie Meets Mr. Boynton's Parents". Sponsored by: Palmolive Shave Cream, Palmolive Soap, Lustre-Creme Shampoo. A Mother's Day program. Miss Brooks has been named "Mother Away From Mother." The script was subsequently used on "Our Miss Brooks" on February 14, 1950 (see cat. #62477). Richard Crenna, Gloria McMillan, Jeff Chandler, Verne Smith (announcer), Jane Morgan, Frank Nelson, Wilbur Hatch (music), Al Lewis (writer, director), Larry Berns (producer), Myra Marsh, Bob Lemond (announcer), Eve Arden, Gale Gordon. 29:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

10:30 Family Theatre. May 6, 1948. Mutual net. "Mother's Halo Was Tight". Sustaining. A Mother's Day program about a young boy in need of a spanking. This is going to hurt you more than it hurts me. Gene Kelly (host), Virginia Bruce, John Beal, Henry Blair, Florence Ravenal, Charles Maxwell, D. H. Johnson (writer), David Young (director), Max Terr (music), Dick Wynn (announcer). 29:41. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6 posted on 05/11/2014 12:16:00 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Viking2002

Hi, Viking! :-)


7 posted on 05/11/2014 12:16:21 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

Howdy!


8 posted on 05/11/2014 12:21:24 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002; All

Viking and everyone, here’s a very cool (short) video you will LOVE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HB3xM93rXbY


9 posted on 05/11/2014 12:27:11 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

I back out at the ‘standing a lot’ bit. LOL


10 posted on 05/11/2014 12:30:37 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002

Yeah, it gets pretty darned tough! :-)

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!


11 posted on 05/11/2014 12:36:45 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina
That's my line, stranger. LOL
12 posted on 05/11/2014 12:45:16 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002

There’s a LOT of rip-offs of it today. :-D


13 posted on 05/11/2014 12:49:02 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

Hey Gina, heading back home now and listening in the car…


14 posted on 05/11/2014 4:13:07 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Very good! I hope you had a nice time with your Mom.


15 posted on 05/11/2014 4:15:23 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Vision

So, where did you take Mom, Vision?


16 posted on 05/11/2014 4:46:59 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: WXRGina

Awesome video, Gina!


17 posted on 05/11/2014 5:02:47 PM PDT by bsf53 (bsf53)
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To: Viking2002

To a little Italian spot, mostly American dishes. It was good. What you up to?


18 posted on 05/11/2014 5:18:43 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: WXRGina

What are you up to Gina?


19 posted on 05/11/2014 5:19:21 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: WXRGina
And I give you Marshal Dillon and Kitty.


20 posted on 05/11/2014 5:22:04 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Barbequing chicken for the wife, staying medicated, and trying to stay cool. It was kind of beastly down here today. Supposed to drop back into the upper 40’s at night by midweek, but it’s still 80 out there right now. Heck of a time for the central A/C to take a nap. And it was working back around New Year’s.


21 posted on 05/11/2014 5:26:15 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002

It was in the 80’s here today...


22 posted on 05/11/2014 5:27:36 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

I rather live with the polar bears. LOL


23 posted on 05/11/2014 5:35:08 PM PDT by Viking2002
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To: Viking2002

“...I happen to know a guy...”


24 posted on 05/11/2014 6:04:25 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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That’s a great one, BF! I put it on Facebook today. Good stuff! I’m afraid my computer is getting ready to die. I have an important column I MUST write tomorrow, so I pray the thing holds up.


25 posted on 05/11/2014 6:14:11 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Vision

Great picture, Vision!

Not much going on here. Trying frantically to back up my address book on my weird-acting computer, do laundry, etc.

I hope my computer doesn’t die before I do what I need to do tomorrow!

Otherwise, all is well here. Was your trip a good one?


26 posted on 05/11/2014 6:16:12 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina
Yuck, computer problems are not fun.

Trip was really enjoyable, somewhat dream like.

This Phil Harris show is fairly funny... you think?

27 posted on 05/11/2014 6:22:47 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Yes, all these shows are funny! :-)

Dream like! That’s a great way for a trip to be, I guess. :-)


28 posted on 05/11/2014 6:32:37 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina
Glad you like them. Good luck with the computer/article.

I'm heading to the radio and will post again if something noteworthy happens.

Have a great week Gina.

29 posted on 05/11/2014 6:56:33 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Vision

Good night, Vision!


30 posted on 05/11/2014 7:00:51 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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