Best Classic Radio podcasts — Recordings of old time radio (Updated May 2019; image)
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RelicRadio.com presents tales of the strange and bizarre, the weird and the wicked. Stories not necessarily of the supernatural, but of the unnatural. Join us for Strange Tales, featuring radio drama at its most mysterious and unusual. Abnormal old time radio!
 
Relic Radio Science Fiction brings you old time radio stories from sci-fi's greatest writers, as well as original stories for shows like Dimension X, X Minus 1, 2000 Plus, Beyond Tomorrow, and much more! Travel through space and time as they saw it all those years ago.
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
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Zero Hour
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The Zero Hour was a 1973-74 radio broadcast hosted by Rod Serling. The Zero Hour featured well known actors and actresses. The stories were exciting and action-packed and will keep you on the edge of you seat, as we approach the Zero Hour.
 
The best Old Time Radio adventures in crime, mystery, espionage and suspense! Relic Radio Thrillers delivers the ticking time bombs, mysterious crime scenes, and the cloak and dagger action that today's armchair adventurer demands!
 
Experience Radio's Golden Age!
 
Science Fiction Theater presents the best of Scifi, horror,fantasy from early days radio. Each show will take you into the world of the unknown, a place that is as strange as the unknown can be, it is only limited by you imagination. Enter the fantasy world of Science Fiction.
 
Crime stories from the golden age. Old Time Radio is filled with cops, robbers, and private investigators...Lets reopen the cases and hear these great stories again!
 
Boxcars711 Old Time Radio Pod originates from the 'Heart Of Historic Germantown," Philadelphia, Pa.Bob Camardella began podcasting at Podomatic in October 2005 and at the Radio Nostalgia Network at Libsyn.com in January 2006. From 2006 through 2009, in addition to the top ranked Boxcars711 show at Podomatic and Libsyn, "Humphrey/Camardella Media Productions" commanded a top ten slot at Podshow (1.5 million downloads per month), a top 10 ranking at Libsyn (1.7 million downloads per month) and ...
 
Best of Old Time Radio presents shows from the early days of radio. From every genre you will journey back to when there was true entrainment, that let your imagination list and see the stories, jokes, and adventures. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
Horror, Sci-fi, Crime, Mystery, old time radio from 30's 40's and 50's "Listen To Dead People"
 
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Mystery Theatre
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Mystery Theater presents mystery from the greatest shows of early radio. Each show will be filled with mystery,suspense and drama.
 
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Lux Radio Theater
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The Lux Radio Theatre was a one-of-a-kind OTR show. Imagine the greatest Hollywood stars doing one-hour versions of their biggest motion pictures, complete with full orchestra, live on stage with a studio audience.Cecil DeMille The one-and-only Cecil B. DeMille was your host ('36-45) for a lavish production of what was to become a veritable film checklist of many of Hollywood's best films from the mid-30s right through the mid 50s. The first Lux film adaptation was "The Legionnaire and the L ...
 
Enjoy our episode guide of all 1,399 CBS Radio Mystery Theater old time radio shows for free!
 
An old-time radio podcast, bringing you detective adventures from the Golden Age of Radio. Each week, tune in for an adventure of Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe, Johnny Dollar, The Saint, and many more.
 
First of its kind to bring you Old Time Radio Westerns Daily. Westerns that include The Lone Ranger, Cisco Kid, Challenge of the Yukon, Have Gun Will Travel, The Six Shooter, Tales of the Texas Rangers, Gunsmoke, Hopalong Cassidy, and many many more.
 
Ho Ho Ho and Merry Christmas! Santa has his sack just packed full of old time radio shows. And if you are good, Santa will be podcasting these heart warming and family fun shows directly to your download. This is a wonderful gift to give to your loved ones.
 
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Detective OTR
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Detectives Stories, continues America's love affair with private eyes. Each week we give you "Just the facts" with all detective and cop shows. The greatest radio detective will keep you in suspense.
 
The Old Time Radio Show is not old at all. Each show still entertains as it did in the 1930s - 1950s. Go back each week to the early days of radio and enjoy this greatest entertainment in the world that always leaves you wanting more.
 
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Classic Radio Drama
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Classic Dramas achieved widespread popularity within a decade of its initial development in the 1920s. By the 1940s, Drama on the radio was a leading international popular entertainment. The Radio Drama drew from the rich talent pool of Hollywood and the actors were able to bring the movie screen presence and talent to the radio.
 
Everyday of the week listen to the great shows from Old Time Radio. Those great shows that made of laugh or gave us exciting journeys into the Dramatic, Suspense, Action, Westerns, SciFi,and Adventure.
 
Podcasting to share family friendly entertainment through old time radio, and more.
 
The Complete Lone Ranger Series from start to finish The Lone Ranger and Tonto are two of America's favorite western characters, and the theme and bridge music caused many thousands of kids to grow up to liking classical music, too.
 
Newly minted presentations of some of the greatest radio programs of all time, featuring some of the biggest names of the era and fondly remembered today. Drama, comedy, mystery, and western adventure.
 
Welcome to Those Old Radio Shows. Travel back in time and listen to great radio mysteries, dramas and comedies from yesteryear like Gunsmoke, Amos & Andy and Dimension X.
 
Western Wednesday takes you back to the early days of radio when the only limits were on our imaginations. Joy as we remember the western heroes that we all loved oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
Adventures in Radio takes you down the hidden alleys and secret passageways through your imagination... Join us as we experience the adventures of those radio heroes from the early days of radio. This is a journey of discovery in the world of your imagination.
 
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Attaboy Clarence
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Join Adam for talk about classic movies and old-time radio shows, featuring a specially selected episode each week.
 
Texas Old Time Radio is an dedicated to the regeneration of interest in an enjoyment of the part of vanishing Americana that has become known as the "Golden Age of Radio".
 
Yesterday USA takes you back to the early days of what we call Old Time Radio.Join us as we remember those early days and the shows that made it so great. oldtimeradiodvd.com
 
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Virtual Vinny presents classic old-time radio programs from crime fighters to comedians. We travel to the Golden Age of Radio and present many well-known, and lesser-known classic radio programs. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support
 
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A man discovers that his favorite detective novels predict true crimes. Then he finds a book about his future. The novel tells of how his boss and his wife plan to kill him so they can marry. He takes steps to pre-empt them. Written by: Dann Sam Starring: Hecht Paul Elliott Patricia Martin Ian Bell Ralph Click here for more information about th ...…
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/RelicRadio633.mp3 This week on The Relic Radio Show, The Columbia Workshop starts us off with Out Of The Air, their story from March 23, 1941. Suspense follows that with their June 29, 1944, broadcast titled, The Walls Came Tumbling Down. Download RelicRadio633…
 
Presenting The Martin and Lewis Show "Guest Ann Baxter" aired May 05, 1953. Hey old time radio fan, check out my new graphic novel based on the exciting Quiet Please series http://www.pulpradioart.com
 
Chester heads into the Long Branch to share a beer with Miss Kitty. When a stranger puts the moves on her, Chester defends her against the self proclaimed gunfighter, Hank Shin. Matt breaks up the fight, but isn’t impressed with the new comers reputation. Matt has to take off for a week to handle business, but gives Chester a word on how to han ...…
 
Chester's Rendezvous Original Air Date: May 21, 1961 Host: Andrew Rhynes Show: Gunsmoke Phone: (707) 98-OTRDW (6-8739) Stars: William Conrad (Matt Dillion) Parley Baer (Chester) Georgia Ellis (Kitty) Howard McNear (Doc) Special Guests: Jeanne Bates John Dehner James Nusser Music: Rex KouryBy Andrew Rhynes.
 
As Molly drives home with Abigail Uppington, she discovers the left rear fender of her car is missing. Well heavenly days! She’s been robbed! though she’s worried what Fibber will think when he finds out, gildersleeve arrives and agrees to conspire to help her cover things up. and just in time, because here comes Fibber now. Thinking he has a s ...…
 
Irma and Jane plan to take a vacation at Moosehead Lodge. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages and Anchor Send in a voice message:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/message Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support
 
Presenting Space Patrol "The Forgotten City" aired Mar 28, 1953. Please support these shows with your donation, thank you.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/SciFi568.mp3 This week’s Relic Radio Science Fiction features a story from the CBS Radio Mystery Theater titled, Garden Of The Moon. This episode was originally heard May 4, 1981. Download SciFi568 If you enjoy this podcast and would like to donate to Relic Radio, click here. ...…
 
Many men are inclined to forget their wife’s birthday, but not Phil. He and Frankie are out shopping for something special for Alice. Phil suggests that Frankie get her a gift too, so he can make up for the frustration that he has caused over the weeks when he moved in with the family. Phil gets a negligee for Alice, puts it on his tab, and whe ...…
 
Still serving as his personal romantic adviser, Lum isn’t too thrilled with Abner’s results with the courtship of Miss Platt. Ripping off buttons from his shirt, wearing his clothes in the sloppy fashion, nothing he does seems to bring out the schoolteachers motherly instincts toward him. Why is some of this same advice working for that other f ...…
 
Vampires arise once again to suck blood in the night. This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages and Anchor Send in a voice message:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/message Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support
 
Presenting Gunsmoke "Chester's Hanging" aired Feb 12, 1955. Hey grab some art for those lonely walls. http://www.cjkellartworks.com
 
Fibber McGee and Molly, originally broadcast May 20, 1947, 72 years ago, Fibber is interviewed by the Tax Assessor. Fibber brags about his valuable possessions during an interview, the purpose of which is not what he expects!By USA Radio.
 
Fort Laramie, originally broadcast May 20, 1956, Gold. Also Lum n Abner, originally broadcast May 20, 1935, Catalog from the Monument Company.By USA Radio.
 
The Weird Circle, originally broadcast May 20, 1945, Markheim. Also Little Orphan Annie from 1936, Second Grade Logs used to build the BridgeBy USA Radio.
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/StrangeTales488.mp3 Strange Tales features Peter Lorre in The Marvelous Barastro this week. This episode from Mystery In The Air was originally broadcast on August 7, 1947. Download StrangeTales488By RelicRadio.com.
 
On Saturday afternoon, a Tired Gildersleeve is pampered by Marjorie, and Birdy. As if his leaky roof isn’t bad enough, he gets word that Leroy has been arrested. What kind of boyish pranks landed Leroy, and Craig in jail? Who knew that swiping building supplies from a construction site would be so serious? The crime is serious enough, but even ...…
 
In New York, Jack and Don give a few words of praise for the city. Mary has a few words to share about her family from New Jersey. Dennis jokes about a pet monkey. Phil enters to tease Jack about the quality of dates he picked up. Dennis sings, We’ll Gather Lilacs in the Spring Again. A telegram arrives from Fred Allen to invite Jack to his sho ...…
 
Audio skips just a tiny bit, but is OK. Featuring: Harlowe Wilcox. Playlist: Tropical Heatwave. (Andrews Sisters, Kirt Massey) Come to Baby Do. (Andrews Sisters) Day by Day. (Kirt Massey) You Won’t be Satisfied Til You Break My Heart. (Patty Andrews, Kirt Massey) Salute to singer, songwriter, and actor, Hoagie Carmichael. Medley: Lazy Bones, Sm ...…
 
May 24: Scarlet Queen, Ep.22 - Huntsmen's Quarry and the Dead May 25: Casey, Crime Photographer - The Box of DeathBy Newstalk770 / Curiouscast.
 
The ringing of that phone means Mike Waring has to break another date and The Falcon has a new case. The suave private eye solved crimes in print, on the big screen, and for over a decade on radio. Les Damon starred as Waring for several years, including a run when the Falcon got a new client – Uncle Sam and Army intelligence. We’ll hear the Fa ...…
 
Presenting Inner Sanctum Mysteries "Birdsong For A Murderer" aired Jun 22, 1952. Please support these shows with your Patron pledge today.http://www.patreon.com/mpir
 
The Great Gildersleeve, originally broadcast May 19, 1946, 73 years ago. LeRoy learns to dance. Gildersleeve arranges a birthday party for Ethel Hammerschlag, much against Leroy's wishes.By USA Radio.
 
The Shadow starring Bret Morrison, originally broadcast May 19, 1946, Touch of Death. Also an episode of Can You Imagine That originally broadcast in 1940, Sneezing for 21 Days.By USA Radio.
 
The Whistler, originally broadcast May 19, 1947, Hasty conclusion. Also That Was The Year originally broadcast in 1937, the year 1907.By USA Radio.
 
Presenting Our Miss Brooks "Walter Vs Stretch, Grudge Match" aired May 01, 1949. Check out my first graphic novel http://www.pulpradioart.com Support these shows with your order today.
 
http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/TheHorror915.mp3 This time on The Horror, we join Peter Lorre in The Leech, by Nightmare. This story originally aired April 7, 1954. Download TheHorror915By RelicRadio.com.
 
Presenting The Lux Radio Theater production of "Shane" aired Feb 22, 1955.Give your walls some love, http://www.cjkellartworks.com some great art for every room.
 
Relax and enjoy another visit to Riverdale. Dad enjoys his morning coffee and newspaper. He shares a few news headlines with mom. Archie is torn away from his dreams and rushes through his shower, and morning routine. hope he didn’t forget anything, but dad points out his mistake. Jughead tries to fill Archie in on the jive talk that’s sweeping ...…
 
Though Henry’s friend, Homer, wants him to come outside, his mother won’t let him until he finds a missing boot. Rubber overshoes used to be simply called rubbers, and Henry cannot remember where he missed placed his. Not only were they expensive, but with a war on, rubber shortages meant they had extra value. Henry’s parents are insistent that ...…
 
The Story of Dr Kildare, starring Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, originally broadcast May 18, 1951, 68 years ago. Mysterious Hemophilia Patient. A mysterious patient is hospitalized with hemophilia. Who is he?By USA Radio.
 
Suspense, originally broadcast May 18, 1944, Donovan’s Brain part 1 starring Orson Welles. Also Baby Snooks, originally broadcast May 18, 1939, Golf Tea.By USA Radio.
 
Luke Slaughter of Tombstone starring Sam Buffington, originally broadcast May 18, 1958, Drive to Fort Huachuca. Also part 5 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story the Medium Well Done Matter, originally broadcast May 18, 1956By USA Radio.
 
https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/rr12019/Thriller580.mp3 On this week’s Relic Radio Thrillers, we’ll hear from Crisis with their story titled, The Loophole. This first episode of the series aired November 22, 1973. Download Thriller580By RelicRadio.com.
 
Presenting X Minus One "Pail of Air" aired Mar 28, 1956. Your support for these shows are urgently requested. http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
A modern hardboiled adventure written by Ray Bradbury, the tale of a killer who suffers from delusions of grandure. Guns blaze, but thanks to a get away car driven by a tough dame, the green gunman makes his break to safety. Together, she becomes the brains of their outfit, and he takes care of the heavy lifting. Johnny gets a quick education, ...…
 
A new year begins, with Lum and Abner gathered with some of their friends to discuss the new year. Ulysses S Quincy is on hand to help identify photos in an album., as the gents wait for dinner. There is nothing better than a day for rest, then a holiday. Abner thinks it’s even better then resting on Sunday. The gents can’t understand why the w ...…
 
Rookie Cop & Librarian / Housewife & TV Repairman / Auctioneer & Square Dance Caller This podcast is sponsored by Anchor Voice Messages and Anchor Send in a voice message:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/message Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/iloveoldtimeradio/support
 
A dying convict wants Johnny to recover his stolen loot and prevent a killing. Original Air Date: September 30, 1962 When making your travel plans, remember [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]By Yours Truly Johnny Dollar – The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio.
 
Presenting The Six Shooter "Apron Faced sorrel" aired Feb 07, 1954. Please support these shows, your donation is urgently requested.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
You Bet Your Life starring Groucho Marx, originally broadcast May 17, 1950, 69 years ago. The Secret Word is FOOT. Groucho Talks with a locksmith and a Dynamiter. You'll get a bang out of this. (Sorry, had to say it)By USA Radio.
 
Monitor, radio’s original magazine program, originally broadcast May 17, 1958 hosted by Peter Roberts and Walter Kiernan including Alex Dreier and Fibber McGee and Molly.By USA Radio.
 
Night Watch, originally broadcast May 17, 1954, Also part 4 of the 5 part Yours Truly Johnny Dollar story the Medium Well Done Matter, originally broadcast May 17, 1956.By USA Radio.
 
Presenting Fibber McGee & Molly "Cleaning Fibber's Closet" aired Mar 05, 1940. Your support urgently requested for this shows.http://mpir-otr.com/sponsors-donations
 
A crooked judge with the reputation of being a hanging judge, is throwing a party. Mingling at the swanky affair, Rogue eavesdrops in on conversations. Calling Rogue aside, the judge shares his concern over a threatening note. What’s so significant about the note that has the venerable old judge unravelled? Judge Collins Baker wants to hire Rog ...…
 
Reefers By The Acre (Aired June 25, 1936) Calling All Cars was one of the earliest police shows on the air. It ran from November 29, 1933 through September 8, 1939. It’s sponsor was the Rio Grande Oil Company, which is why the show only ran in areas where Rio Grande "cracked" gasoline was sold. The sponsor promoted its "close ties" with police ...…
 
Matt and Chester stroll the walk and greet Kitty as she returns to Dodge. Her stage had been robbed by a man who selectively robbed some passengers, but not all. Descriptions of the outlaw and his horse don’t help much. Matt manages to figure out the motives of the bandit, but has no solid proof. It’s Chester who makes the connection to the sty ...…
 
Seeking sage advice from old Doc Peabody, Lum has decided to set about a serious courtship of Miss Platt. Today, we find him in the store talking to Dock Peabody about setting up a date for the movies. Lum shares a personal secret. He has trouble with stage fright on the phone when he tries to speak to Miss Platt. How can he get over his proble ...…
 
After a breathless and excited fan begs Lou to get involved, and run for political office the jokes kick into high gear. Bud and Lou plan to travel back to Patterson, New Jersey so Lou can run for Mayor. The political jokes turn into traveling jokes as the guys get ready to pack for a train ride. Bud goes into a routine on the merits of an uppe ...…
 
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