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Historical Radio Shows And Old Time Radio Links And Audio - OTR

Before television there was radio. And it was so important to people, families would sit around the radio at night and listen to programs the same way they watch the TV today. You can still hear some of those great, original shows with legendary radio performers (many of whom went on to TV). Plus, if you are interested in antique radios themselves, this is a good place to start.

The Lone Ranger Has Been Riding Since 1933
Some might not realize that the new Lone Ranger movie starring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp is based on a radio show that started in 1933. That's right! The original series started in Detroit and after quick success became syndicated across the country on radio affiliates. TV later drew from radio for inspiration, and several movies have been made about The Lone Ranger. Read more.

Always Free Admission to the Modesto Radio Museum
Every once-in-a-while I come across a website by accident and marvel at how much time and effort went into preserving some history. The Modesto Radio Museum is such a site where a visitor can listen to historical audio, see photos, and glean information and entertainment from some of the radio stations in Modesto, California and surrounding...

Free Audio of Old Time Radio - and It's Not an April Fool's Joke
Others may try and fool you this April Fool's Day, but OTRcat.com won't. The Old Time Radio website is offering free audio of classic radio shows that all dealt with April Fool's skits and themes. You can download the whole show in MP3 file format or simply listen online. Read more.

Audio Vault: CBS Radio Mystery Theater Born Again Online
We usually assume that whatever comes out of the radio is heard and then lost forever as it travels further out into space. That is unless somebody takes the time to record and save it. That's the case with 1,399 episodes from the CBS Radio Mystery Theater which aired between 1974 and 1982. And better yet: it's all online to listen to or...

The Internet Makes Old Time Radio New Again
The Internet and its ability to put almost any kind of content on any user's desktop or broadband-equipped TV has effectively created the world's largest multimedia archive. At OTRCAT.com thousands of streaming recordings are available free of charge to visitors and younger generations can now enjoy classic entertainment on demand. Read more.

OTR.net Keeping Old Time Radio Shows Alive So You Can Listen Free
OTR.net is a website that has carefully databased and arranged over 11,000 Old Time Radio programs from the 1920s, '30s, '40s, and '50s. Not only is the offering extensive, but it's also free to listen to. Read more.

Plenty of Free Downloads at OldTimeRadioFans.com
Kenny Johnson is a 32-year-old Systems Administrator from Birmingham Alabama who has a passion for Old Time Radio. He loves those old radio shows so much, all he wants to do is let you download as many as you want for free. Read more.

Podcasting Reinvigorates Old Time Radio With "Radio Memories Network"
The "Radio Memories Network" has a simple goal: share and offer some of the greatest moments from Radio's "Golden Age" through the digital technology of podcasting. Full Story.

Announcer on Radio's "Superman" Series Dead at Age 92
The man who made the phrase, "It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!" famous on Radio has died. Read more.

Art Carney Dead - Was Voice Actor During Radio's Golden Age
Actor Art Carney has Died. Carney worked in Radio early in his career. Read more.

OldTimeRadioFans.com offers hundreds of old time radio shows that you can download for free in .mp3 format.

The Digital Deli Online
An excellent resource for old time radio shows, links, information, and more.

Radio Memories Network
Radio Memories Network offers a wide array of podcasts highlighting Old Time Radio.

Antique Radios Online
Photo gallery, forum, chat, books, feature articles and more on antique radios.

Old Time 40s Radio
Old Time 40s Radio has 21,000 shows available through the mail on cd in mp3. All shows are from the 30s, 40s and 50s with a few exceptions.

Red Star Radiosite
This Soviet antique Radio gallery features a well-categorized list of viewable sections.

Free Old Time Radio Shows in .mp3 format. Featured programs include: Abbott and Costello, Superman, Groucho Marx, The Avenger, Gunsmoke, Sherlock Homes, and many others.

Old Time Radio
A comprehensive introduction to the hobby of Old Time Radio.

Old Time 40s Radio
Here, you'll find a lot of old Radio programs from the 1940s for trade or sale.

Radio Days
A Database of Old Time Radio links you can search by keyword or list by category plus OTR news.

EY's Old Time Radio Shows
Almost 150 excellent links to OTR pages and audio.

The Old Time Radio Script Collection
Read the actual radio scripts from classic Old Time Radio shows.

The Nostalgia Pages
This site features "The Old Radio Show of the Moment", links, news and more.

Yesterday USA
Old Time Radio Broadcasts

Paul's Radio Museum
Old Time Radio from a British fan's point of view including pictures of antique radios, broadcasts, links and more.

Radio Stations Broadcasting Old Time Radio Program
This is a fairly updated and current list of radio stations in the U.S. and Canada which broadcast Old Time Radio programs. Days and times are included.

Free Radio Downloads from The Man Who Created Daffy Duck and Porky Pig
The Mel Blanc Show - Free Episodes!

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