The Dream Series starts off with the "On Deck Show" hosted by Mike Woodley with interviews with Dan Gladden, Harmon Killebrew, Jim Kaat, Zoilo Versalles, Don Mincher, and Earl Battey. You are using an outdated browser that will prevent you from accessing and enjoying old time radio. Weekly program dramatizing the week's news events. When actual recordings were not available, actors would be called in to imitate the actual news-makers and World Leaders. Note: We currently only have all of Game #2 and a portion of Game #1 Dream Series broadcasts. Comedy and Pin-up girl talent was featured with a healthy share of popular music. The fragile disks and turntables that were being provided in "Buddy Kits" to units deploying overseas were replaced by radio receivers. No gathering of more than ten sets of civilian ears would have been complete without an appeal for War Bonds, and entertainment radio was no exception. By the end of the First World War the importance of recreation for the troops was becoming recognized. He previously spent 26 years at WLTE where he hosted the "Saturday Night Cruise" program. This show aired on WCCO Radio from 1990-1997, RBN Network from 1998-1999, and syndicated on the Minnesota News Network and on KLBB Radio from 1999-2003. The highly intellectual discussions featured some of the periods best minds discussing the importance of freedom and civil liberties, created by the Council for Democracy. With so many, there is a possibility that you could come acress a bad link. of airchecks, videos and printed materials posted on this website remain The company went out of business after the War. Marjorie from The Great Gildersleeve was constantly writing to WWII servicemen, or organizing dinners or shows for the troops. Dangerous Minds is a compendium of the new and strange-new ideas, new art forms, new approaches to social issues and new finds from the outer reaches of pop culture. The chats were thought to be a great comfort to the nation during dark and frightening times. "), WPBC-AM verification (QSL) letter from 1951 (provided by CPRV), COVERAGE (SEVEN HOURS) OF THE STORMING OF THE US CAPITOL BUILDING AND THE RESUMPTION OF THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CERTIFICATION, WCCO-AM (830) CBS Radio Coverage from 3:00-10:00 PM Central Time on January 6, 2021 - #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 (MP3 files sizes 26 to 31 MB), KDWB BUCK & O'CONNOR INTERVIEW WITH TIM CONWAY FROM 1986, KDWB-FM (101.3) Buck & O'Connor interview with comedian Tim Conway on June 28, 1986 - 6 MB (provided by Buck McWilliams), COVERAGE OF ANNOUNCEMENTS THAT BIDEN WINS US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND VICTORY SPEECHES, Breaking news coverage that Joe Biden wins US presidential election (November 7, 2020), Coverage of Victory Speeches by President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris (November 7, 2020), 11/2/2020 - Four new interviews added: Charlene Tilton, Danny Bonaduce, Edwin Newman and Shirley MacLaine (courtesy of Jay Philpott), 100 CELEBRITY INTERVIEWS WITH "THE CHUCKER" as heard on. The Anschluss, the Nazi Annexation of Austria, occurred while Murrow was in Poland arranging the broadcast of Polish Children's Choirs. From the beginning Hollywood A-List performers such as Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, Fred Allen, Frances Langford, Spike Jones, Frank Sinatra, Burns and Allen, Vincent Price, Ginger Rogers, Gary Cooper, Tallulah Bankhead, Andrew Sisters, Bette Davis, Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, and Margaret Whiting all appeared free of charge, allowing AFRS to produce extremely high quality shows for far less than expected. KQRS-FM/AM (92.5 / 1440) - Alan Stone Interviews John Lennon (September 26, 1974) - 8 MB (provided by Shel Danielson), WDGY-AM (1130) - Johnny Canton Interviews John Lennon (October 8, 1974) - 14 MB (provided by Tom Oszman), Breaking News on the Shooting and Death of John Lennon #1 28 MB - #2 25 MB - Part 1 opens with an announcement by Kevin St. John was a DJ, a news director, and a music director at KQRS from 1974-78. If morale was allowed to slip there could be a fatal decline in combat efficiency. The latest TV, Netflix and Amazon news, recommendations, interviews and features Presented by the Institute of Democratic Education, A Radio "Fan Letter" from Movie and Radio Celebrities to our Troops presented by the Hollywood Victory Committee, transcribed in the AFRS studios in LA. - #1 33MB #2 34 MB, Sid Hartman featured on NBC Sunday Today Show, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE CLASH ON KRSI-AM IN 1979. The most important improvement needed to be reliable and desirable content. Her reaction to, Report to people of the United States on the progress of its navy in the war being fought in five oceans. The economy of Europe was in ruins. This was true with early Radio coverage. Selling the bonds during WWII became part of a truly phenomenal public relations and advertising campaign. non-commercial use. In early August under President Truman's orders, the United States Enola Gay dropped Atomic Weapons on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and then Nagasaki. Check it out here.. Iva Toguri D'Aquino, one of several ", Presented by the Treasury Department, program was based on a salute to heroic individuals, both military and civilians, as well as occupations and Military Units, Well written 15 minute dramas broadcast for the Treasury Department in support of the War Effort and the War Loan drive. KQRS AIRCHECK FROM 1975 WITH KEVIN ST. JOHN, KQRS-FM (92.5) - Kevin St. John aircheck from February 14, 1975 - #1 28 MB - #2 28 MB (provided by Kevin St. John). The Red Scare was another important influence on the entertainment industry, and many careers were hampered. WLTE-FM (102.9) - Paul Geiger - Saturday Night Cruise 1992 - 8 MB (provided by Tom Oszman), WDGY-AM (740) - Paul Geiger - October 18, 2013 - 10 MB (provided by Jacob Hammond), WDGY-AM (740) - Paul Geiger and Jeff Butler live at the Back To The 50's car show - June 17, 2016 - 29 MB (provided by Jacob Hammond), WDGY-AM/FM (740 - 107.1 HD2) - Paul Geiger's final show including special guests - February 12, 2021 - Part 1 42 MB - Part 2 - 49 MB (large files!) It also highlighted the need for a type of World Government to preclude any possibility of future war, especially as the World entered the Atomic Age. The station recorded the entire Broadcast day in expectation of the Japanese surrender. The teenage girl in the family program would become a sucker for anyone in uniform, and the Smart-mouth kid suddenly knew enough Military and War jargon to open a new front in the backyard. Everything for the Boys (1944-45) was dedicated to raising the morale of our fighting men and sponsored by Autolite. Wings to Victory (1940-45) gave us dramatized stories of our flying heroes over the Blue Network. Marilyn was the biggest star in Hollywood in the 50s and 60s Video: Some Like It Hot movie trailer; Monroe died on Aug 4, 1962 Pills on Marilyn's bedside table on the night of her death Two toxicology reports were issued on 6th and 13th Aug Drugs: Nembutal, Chloral Hydrate, Librium, Phenergan and Triavil Monroe bought 796 pills over 57 days This program was broadcast on the same day of former President Dwight D. Eisenhower's funeral in Washington DC, a national day of mourning, and features newscasts, patriotic music, weather forecasts, and commercials for First National Bank, RCA Color TV and Northwest Heating Oil Council - 12 MB (provided by Helen Diehl). This website is not operated by the Plus a KQRS Speakout Citizen Editorial. Geiger spent most of the last decade working at WDGY-AM/FM. We are your favorite distraction. Also includes an MNN Radio newscast with Bob Ryan and a commercial for KTCJ-AM encouraging jazz listeners to tune to that station. To experience coverage of significant battles and events of WWII listen to: The rise of the Nazi Party in Germany was followed by the American Press and those with an interest in European Affairs. Located in St. Louis Park, MN, the Pavek Museum preserves and presents the history of electronic communication and provides a learning environment for those interested in the science of electromagnetism and sound. The aircheck includes the following commercials: The Cabooze Bar, Little River Band's Diamantina Cocktail album, Pabst Blue Ribbon commercial sung by The Spinners, Moody Blues Caught Live + Five album, Knights Formal Wear, Schmidt Beer, America and Poco at the Civic Center Arena, Bob Seger's Night Moves album, Frankie Miller's Full House album, Sound of Music, Fire Sale movie, Wrangler Jeans, Coca Cola, Paramount Marine, Bronco Bar, EMS Lob Pine, MTC Bus, Greater Minneapolis Area, Board of Realtors, Schmidt Beer, and MGM/NBC/ABC Liquor Warehouses. Tales inspired by true stories from the front lines. In my mind and in my car We canât rewind weâve gone to far Pictures came and broke your heart Put the blame on VTR. NBC also carried a four-part report on the Navy fighting in five oceans called Battle Stations (1943). As tensions increased in Europe, American Radio Journalists continued to cover the events. Included are Historical Dramas, WWII episodes, AFRS Programming, Family Comedy, and Baseball Stories. 1991. (provided by Jacob Hammond), WPBC AM/FM AIRCHECKS FROM THE FIRST DAY IN 1949 TO THE FINAL DAY IN 1972. Capt Glenn Miller and the Band of the AAF Training Command doing there best with Swing Music to beat the Axis. Paul radio Music for the Troops and the Folks back home. Station WEAF began transcribing their broadcast under the assumption the atomic detonation on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 would be the final day of the war. 21 MB (provided by Todd Kosovich), FYI: The Minnesota State Fair was cancelled in 1946 due to outbreak of polio. Although they were not in uniform, the men and women of the Civilian Aircraft Warning Service during WWII were vital to the mission of the Army Air Forces 4th Fighter Command. Beck dedicated his version of "Cause We've Ended As Lovers" from Blow by Blow to him. World War II began on Sept 1, 1939, when Nazi forces invaded Poland. Produced by the AAF and played over ABC. - 13 MB, WCCO-AM (830) Clellan Card brief introduction of himself from 1953 - 1 MB, WCCO-AM (830) First Bank Notes with Clellan Card and Joyce Lamont from February 22, 1956 sponsored by First Banks featuring music, time, temperature and news - 5 MB, WYOO AM/FM (U100 - 980/101.3) - Ad that appeared in Little Bits magazine around January 1975 (provided by Cindy Saba-Stoewer). Please use modern, free, secure browser such as FIREFOX or CHROME to fully enjoy the website. Thank you to more than 100 contributors who have provided airchecks and materials to this website. In 2004, Guitar Player listed his version of "Sweet Dreams," from his debut album on Polydor, Roy Buchanan, as having one of the "50 Greatest Tones of All Time." By 1939 a majority of housewives considered the radio to be more indispensable to their homes than the clothes iron or the refrigerator.