Best Oldies podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
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The Rockin' Eddy Oldies Radio Show, bringing you the widest selection of oldies anywhere on our planet Earth. All the hits and misses from the genres of Soul, Motown, Country, Doo-Wop, Folk and Rock 'n' Roll. We play the very first golden age of American Rock 'n' Roll. You'll hear all the charted hits from and beyond the Top 40.
 
Old Time Rock n Roll is the largest oldies podcast in the world today. Over 2.3 million listeners have enjoyed the huge library of tunes. Host Lee Douglas uses his personal 120,000 song library to spin the classics,as well as the obscure songs of the 50's,60's and early 70's. Whether its doo wop, rockabilly, Rythym and Blues or pop, Old Time Rock n Roll has it all. Listen and be transported back to a time when the biggest problem we had was getting a date for Saturday night.
 
Since 2007, your host continues to weave his way through the musical theater of the ear. Each episode brings a wealth of music and mirth with "not your father's" oldies from our vault of rock n roll, blues, folk, and country music's most memorable artists, "The Best 15 Minutes In Podcasting," presents both memorable and obscure tunes from the past 70+ years of recording history. As Trick's enters its second decade, with a new format and the same old crappy crew, we hope you enjoy this excurs ...
 
Classical Music Podcasts from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
 
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Greg Lassiter
Rare
 
Classic soul R&B music.... MUSIC for you Soul...... Come rock with the hottest jock on the block.
 
Mark Blankenship and Sarah D. Bunting are journalists, friends, and music fans who love talking about pop music of all stripes.
 
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 ...
 
mainly reggae, from early ska through to the latest tunes, with a bit of northern soul and early r'n'b
 
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Dylan & Hayley
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Dylan Lewis and Hayley Pearson do the breakfast show on Nova 919. If you miss any of the fun, don't stress it, you can always download this daily podcast to get your fix.
 
This is life through my eyes and out my mouth. This is my way of sharing episodes in my life that I think would inspire others or teach something useful. With all the ugliness and negativity that spreads in this world, I just want to send some love and positivity whenever and wherever possible 😘
 
A podcast that mixes sketch and commentary about anything that comes to Cristela's mind.
 
The Tom Barnard Show features local and national guests and is heavily focused on humor. Tom Barnard, host of the #1 local morning show in the United States since 1986, created the podcast with the goal of a show with more creativity and flexibility than radio. Tom hosts the show along with his wife Kathryn, daughter Alex, and son Andy.It airs live central time, Monday-Friday 11 AM to 1 PM CST. You can stream it live at www.tombarnardshow.com, seen in live HD video on Youtube, reached via iP ...
 
Hosted by head honcho Emma Clair, this prodcast brings you music from the Prohibition dancefloor!Sounds of the 1920s remixed for the modern day, with all the Electro Swing delights played at the Prohibition club nights in the city of Manchester (UK).
 
Jewelcast is the official podcast of Jewels from the Crown, SB Nation's Los Angeles Kings blog! Join the JFTC writers and guests from around the SB Nation network as they talk Kings and discuss the NHL.
 
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Our Better Half
Monthly
 
Sexologist Dr. Jane Fleishman and sex therapist Dr. Ashley Mader break down the beauty of human sexuality in the latter half of life -- also known as the better half.
 
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Lifepile
Weekly
 
We’d all be sad, lost, meaningless people without experts to tell us what we care about. Thankfully, there's Lifepile, a lifestyle podcast for trendy people trying to become The Ultimate Person. Every episode life-stylists Camden, Ryland, and Dylan each debut a hot tip and exclusive lifestyle topic they’ve deemed essential for Lifepile’s trend-thirsty listener. It’s hard work, but that’s why we make 10-figure salaries. Lifepile – Light Your Life On Fire.
 
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Flashback Requests
Monthly
 
The Flashback Request Show is presented on Tuesday evenings by either Barry James or Clive Garrard on a rotating basis. Send your requests during the show to requests@carolineflashback.co.uk
 
The Richland Student Media Podcast is a collection of various radio shows and news reports that are produced by students from the Richland College Journalism department in Dallas, TX.
 
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Anarchy with Spore
Monthly
 
Anarchy with Spore is headed up by DJ Spore from Alternate Current Radio. She broadcasts every Saturday at www.alternatecurrentradio.com at 6 PM PST / 9 PM EST. DJ Spore delivers an eclectic selection of music each week.
 
Do you like old video games? Do you like old toys? Do you like old men? You are in luck! The Why Are You Listening To This? Podcast has all three! Your hosts Josh and Rich take you on a weekly nostalgic journey with stories and discussions from their past. Other topics normally discussed are arcade machines, pop culture junk, YouTube and modern video games. Most times we go off topic and try to answer the age old question... Why are you listening to this? New podcast every-other Week!
 
Computer Music Live | Computers LIVE features computer music made with Native Instruments Reaktor and Ableton Live Software. A Futuristic Bass Experience brings you Drum and Bass, Jungle unlike anything you ever heard. Created by a true Reaktor Genius and Golden Mouse winner; Javier Casas. Computers LIVE is a monthly podcast featuring exclusive Drum n Bass, Dubstep, Hip Hop, IDM, EDM, DNB, Trance, Trap music. Made in Los Angeles CA and streamed around the world. Get up to the minute show inf ...
 
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It's time to Pokemon Go to the polls. I mean David Getoff your phone. Maybe. Social media is unusually violent and cruel, but is it making people that way or are people making it that way? Until we know for sure, go eat some fat.
 
Hate is arguably the sole motivating factor for most human behavior right now. Read The Girls are Gone and the news and you'll probably agree. Or just listen to the show. It's been a bit dreary lately.
 
The Lucky Stiff (1947) *The Exact Date Is Unknown. Very few writers have managed to combine the hardboiled detective novel and comedy. Jonathan Latimer succeeded with Bill Crane and Craig Rice did it with John J. Malone, her ne'er-do-well bibulous attorney. Despite being billed as "Chicago's noisiest and most noted criminal lawyer," Malone acts ...…
 
Sam Shovel Meets The Moonshiner (Aired March 3, 1949) Abbott and Costello William (Bud) Abbott and Lou Costello (born Louis Francis Cristillo) were an American comedy duo whose work in radio, film and television made them one of the most popular teams in the history of comedy. Thanks to the endurance of their most popular and influential routin ...…
 
The Tyler White Entry (Aired April 6, 1948) The twist with Diary of Fate was the total absence of pretense. The program jumps right to the 'source' of Man's ultimate destiny--Fate itself--in the form of the Guardian of the Diary of Fate. It is within the Diary of Fate, that every soul's fate is painstakingly chronicled by book and page number-- ...…
 
Roger Nems (Aired March 3, 1954) Crime Classics was a U. S. radio docudrama which aired over CBS from June 15, 1953 to June 30, 1954. Created, produced, and directed by radio actor/director Elliott Lewis, the program was basically a historical true crime series, examining crimes, and especially murders, from the past. It grew out of Lewis's per ...…
 
Coney Island Nocturne (Aired July 10, 1947) The Crime Club began life in 1928 with the publication of The Desert Moon Mystery by Kay Cleaver Strahan, and ceased publication in 1991. In the intervening 63 years, The Crime Club published 2,492 titles. Stories from this imprint were first dramatized on The Eno Crime Club, a detective series broadc ...…
 
How do you grow your business? First you need to have one. So technically it's a six step plan. If you don't want to build your own business, the only other option is to become an illusionist like Sean-Paul. He'll be at the haunted masonic temple in Saint Paul, so go learn some illusions.
 
In America we're still ramping up towards the next civil war, but at least we don't have as many women per capita injecting their skin with darkening agents and getting size S breasts. We have some, sure, but it's a big country.
 
Mike. Victor, and Allison are back and reading the articles that appear in the premiere issue of the Chronicle for 2019.
 
Bomb On The Denver Plane (Aired September 4, 1952) Frank Lovejoy (1914-1962) isn’t remembered today, but he was a powerful and believable actor with a strong delivery, and his portrayal of Randy Stone as tough guy with humanity was perfect. The scripts were excellent, given that they had to pack in a lot in a short time, and there was a good su ...…
 
The Awakening (Aired May 8, 1947) Meaningful Stories from Years Past that Continue to Inspire Families Today. Families, then and now, face similar situations and struggles: communication, honesty, gambling, music, alcoholism, sports and many spiritual questions, such as life after death. How we address these struggles makes all the difference i ...…
 
Till Murder Do Us Part (1945) The Exact Date Is Unknown. The Haunting Hour is a work-in-progress collection within the holdings of many serious Radio Collectors. From the meager available productions currently in circulation it's clear that the series was popular for its time, at the very least. With a known run of at least 52 unique scripts an ...…
 
The Flowers That Smelled Of Murder (Aired November 1, 1948) Let George Do It was a radio drama series produced by Owen and Pauline Vinson from 1946 to 1954. It starred Bob Bailey as detective-for-hire George Valentine (with Olan Soule stepping into the role in 1954). Clients came to Valentine's office after reading a newspaper carrying his clas ...…
 
The Ghost Of Murdock Swamp (Aired February 9, 1947) The series was written by Ralph Wilkinson and produced by Wally Ramsey. The show had a formula with the crime usually being committed in the first third of the program, the good doctor solving it in the second third, and then pedantically explaining the solution to someone (usually his "pretty ...…
 
1969 was a good year. It brought us the Brady Bunch and Costaki, both of which are still giving us something to focus on that isn't politics 50 years later.
 
There are three things in this world that justify having a blindfold at the ready at all times. One is those weird suicide ghosts from Birdbox. They probably don't actually exist. Two is Glass. That does exist. And third is the news media, which while it technically exists, its goal is to make you think fake things are real. Because money.…
 
Special Guest Harpo Marx (Aired May 9, 1946) Burns and Allen were an American comedy duo consisting of George Burns and his wife, Gracie Allen.Burns wrote most of the material, and played the straight man. Allen played a silly, addleheaded woman. Both attributed their success to the other, to the ends of their lives. Early on, the team had play ...…
 
The Traveling Man (Aired June 10, 1953) The FBI in Peace and War was a radio crime drama inspired by Frederick Lewsis Collins' book, The FBI in Peace and War. The idea for the show came from Louis Pelletier who wrote many of the scripts. Among the show's other writers were Jack Finke, Ed Adamson and Collins. Airing on CBS from November 25, 1944 ...…
 
The Saga Of Middleton Grimes (Aired October 21, 1940) The LaRosa Hollywood Star Theater was an exceptionally popular show that aired daily from 1948 to 1951. The bill called it the most popular daytime radio series and yet it aired after the work day, 6PM to 7PM. C.P McGregor was the host and many of Hollywood’s great stars contributed to the p ...…
 
Mexican Hat Trick (Aired November 2, 1951) The Third Man (The Lives of Harry Lime) was a old-time radio adventure series that ran in 1951 and 1952. It was based on the 1949 film of the same name. Orson Welles stars as Harry Lime, a perpetually broke confidence man, smuggler, and general scoundrel. He will participate in virtually any criminal a ...…
 
Next to accordions, banjos run a close second as the most misunder-estimated instrument in popular music, but before you pick up a rock to drive that player of the snare drum guitar cross pollinated mutant into the next shire, take a listen to this countdown and I think you'll agree that they aren't quite as bad as their reputation carries. Get ...…
 
The Adventure Of The Haunted Hams (Aired July 13, 1948) The Thin Man follows an ex-detective, Nick Charles, and his sophisticated, glamorous, wealthy wife, Nora Charles, on their escapades to unravel mystery where ever it may lie by sleuthing and solving murders; billed the "happiest married couple in radio." Their infectious relationship consi ...…
 
Author Meets His Match (Aired April 18, 1948) Born John Florence Sullivan on May 31, 1894, Fred Allen began his career in vaudeville before becoming one of radio’s most acerbic and admired wits. Allen and his wife, former chorus girl Portland Hoffa, began their radio career on October 23, 1932, starring on The Linit Bath Club Revue. By 1934, Al ...…
 
In The Groove (Aired November 4, 1985) Vanishing Point is the title of a science fiction anthology series that ran on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Radio from 1984 until 1986, although the show would continue under different names and formats. A descriptive intro declared that Vanishing Point. The series was produced by Bill Lane in the CBC ...…
 
Mr. & Mrs. North - Pam Solves It (Aired August 9, 1944) Mystery House was a mystery series, to be sure, but for the most part fairly wholesome compared to other exemplars of the genre during the World War II years. The premise of Mystery House is relatively unique for the era. The main protagonists were a married couple, Dan and Barbara Glenn, ...…
 
Featuring the Golden Era of American Rock & Roll. Our Twin Spin this week is Ernie K. Doe's A-side "Mother-in-law" and its B-side "$10,000 Reward".
 
The Three Silver Pesos (Aired June 3, 1946) The Casebook of Gregory Hood, starring Gale Gordon in the title role, took over where Sherlock Holmes had left off. Sponsored by Petri wine, it used the same "weekly visit" format and the same team of Anthony Boucher and Dennis Green that had written The New Adventured of Sherlock Holmes. Gregory Hood ...…
 
Beyond Infinity (Aired July 21, 1950) This show dramatized the work of such young writers as Ray Bradbury, Robert (Psycho) Bloch, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and Kurt Vonnegut. In-house script writer was Ernest Kinoy, who adapted the master works and contributed occasional storied of his own. Dimension X was a very effective demonstration of ...…
 
These clips are working right through the shutdown to bring you this very essential episode of The Best Of! Featuring: Kermet Apio, Eleanor Kerrigan, Tom Rhodes
 
The God Machine (Aired January 28, 1980) The show was broadcast nightly and ran for one hour, including commercials. Typically, a week consisted of three to four new episodes, with the remainder of the week filled out with reruns. There were a total of 1399 original episodes broadcast. The total number of broadcasts, including reruns, was 2969. ...…
 
William Penn Trial (Aired May 21, 1950) The radio program made a transition to television in 1953, with Walter Cronkite as the regular host. Reporters included veteran radio announcers Dick Joy and Harlow Wilcox. The first telecast took place on February 1, 1953 and featured a re-enactment of the Hindenburg disaster. The final telecast took pla ...…
 
The Small White Boxes (Aired February 19, 1952) Opening in 1875, the Crime Museum at Scotland Yard is the oldest museum in the world purely for recording crime. The name Black Museum was coined in 1877 by a reporter from The Observer, a London newspaper, although the museum is still referred to as the Crime Museum. The idea of a crime museum wa ...…
 
The Ransomed Football (Aired October 2, 1948) The Frank Merriwell comic strip began in 1928, continuing until 1936. Daily strips from 1934 provided illustrations for the 1937 Big Little Book. The Adventures of Frank Merriwell first ran on NBC radio from March 26 to June 22, 1934 as a 15-minute serial airing three times a week at 5:30pm. Sponsor ...…
 
How do you feel about your father? That question was mostly directed at Kermet. He answers with gusto. It helps that Tom's somewhat open about his dad.
 
Smiley face killer aside, we're going upbeat for once thanks to Eleanor and our the strangely named people on air. Unlike male wrestlers, it turns out female wrestlers tend to live for a while after they retire. Some of them become comedians.
 
The Pete Rocco Case (Aired October 4, 1950) Richard Diamond, Private Detective came to NBC in 1949. Diamond was a slick, sophisticated detective, with a sharp tongue for folks who needed it. Diamond enjoyed the detective life, but not as much as entertaining his girl, Helen Asher. After each show, he would croon a number to his Park Avenue swee ...…
 
Meeting Strangers (Aired February 12, 1946) Red Skelton was drafted in March 1944, and the popular series was discontinued June 6, 1944. Shipped overseas to serve with an Army entertainment unit as a private, Red Skelton had a nervous breakdown in Italy, spent three months in a hospital and was discharged in September, 1945. He once joked about ...…
 
Las Vegas (Aired April 5, 1951) Maisie, the first in 1939, was from the book "Dark Dame" by the writer Wilson Collison,who did decades of scripting for the silver screen along with Broadway plays and magazine fiction. From the first, MGM wanted Ann Sothern to play Maisie. She began in Hollywood as an extra in 1927. "Maisie and I were just toget ...…
 
The Andrew Jenkins Case (Aired March 6, 1949) Broadway Is My Beat, a radio crime drama, ran on CBS from February 27, 1949 to August 1, 1954. With music by Robert Stringer, the show originated from New York during its first three months on the air, with Anthony Ross portraying Times Square Detective Danny Clover. John Dietz directed for producer ...…
 
Death Is A Doll (Aired March 13, 1949) Alan Ladd is aided by most of the better detective genre voice talent of the era, which gives the program the requisite atmosphere for the genre. Alan Ladd bankrolled the production himself under his Mayfair Transcription Company and clearly spared little expense creating a production up to his demanding s ...…
 
They made a murderer. Then they unmade him. Then made him again. John is on a quest to stop the cycle after the next unmaking. And speaking of murderers, Josh is the opposite. Because he saves lives. He's a transplant surgeon. You get it.
 
What's the point of it all? It's a book by Charles Krauthammer. I don't know why people think that's such a hard question. I also don't know why people find it so difficult not to fall into animal enclosures and get eaten.
 
Riley The Milkman (03-22-47) Beginning October 4, 1949, the show was adapted for television for the DuMont Television Network, but Bendix's film contracts prevented him from appearing in the role. Instead, Jackie Gleason starred along with Rosemary DeCamp as wife Peg, Gloria Winters as daughter Barbara (Babs), Lanny Rees as son Chester Jr. (Jun ...…
 
What if we were Romeo in podcast jeans? That's just one question in our look at Michael Penn's alt-rock classic "No Myth." We also deliver conspiracy theories about the VMAs, diverging ideas about what makes a good lyric, and fan fiction about Aimee Mann and Robin Wright. Our intro is by David Gregory Byrne, and our outro is by Aimee Mann (with ...…
 
Murder Is Easy (Part 2 of 2) 1939 Dame Agatha Christie, was an English crime fiction writer. She also wrote romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but is remembered for her 80 mystery novels, particularly featuring detectives Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple, which have given her the title the 'Queen of Crime' and made her one of the most import ...…
 
Murder Is Easy (Part 1 of 2) 1939 Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was born Agatha May Clarissa Miller in Devon, England in 1890, the youngest of three children in a conservative, well-to-do family. Taught at home by a governess and tutors, as a child Agatha Christie never attended school. She became adept at creating games to keep herself occupied ...…
 
The Big Job (Aired April 27, 1950) Friday offered voice-over narration throughout the episodes, noting the time, date, and place of every scene as he and his partners went through their day investigating the crime. The events related in a given episode might occur in a few hours or might span a few months. At least one episode unfolded in real ...…
 
Murder By Blueprint (Aired July 9, 1935) Calling All Cars was one of radio’s earliest cop shows, dramatizing true crime stories and introduced by officers from the Los Angeles and other police departments. The narrator of the program was speech professor Charles Frederick Lindsley, and the only other regular voice heard on the program week afte ...…
 
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