RADIO CLASSICS on CJNU
Your host is Bruce Toews
Join me Sunday to Thursday for a listen back to the great days of radio.
Venture back with me as I travel in time to the period when the family gathered around the radio to listen as the world was being brought into their living rooms. It was a marvel in its time and thankfully many of those marvelous moments are preserved for other generations to enjoy. At CJNU we try to bring you the best of the best for your listening pleasure nightly on the Nostalgia station.
JACK BENNY .. was on the air for 24 years and his comedy set a high water mark and was imitated later by Jerry Seinfeld on TV.
The marvelous Jack Benny with his whole cast of characters explore his life and times while living to age 39 , trying to pinch every penny and fiddling with a violin that will not cooperate.
January 2 1) No Script 1955-01-16 and 2) Dennis’s Mother Visits 1943-12-12
January 9 1) Herbert Marshall Hosts the Show 1941-02-02 and 2)Jack is Jealous of Herbert Marshall 1941-02-09
January 16 1) The Walking Man Contest 1948-03-07 and 2) Winner of the Walking Man Contest 1948-03-14
January 23 1) Yosemite Part 1 1940-02-04and 2) Yosemite Part 2 1940-02-11
January 30 1) Yosemite Part 3 1940-02-18 and 2) Yosemite Part 4 1940-02-25
SAGEBRUSH THEATRE…come back to the frontier of America where saloons, pistols and dancing girls were the order of the day. Legendary stories of the Wild West fill the air with hoof beats and thrills as we follow some of its greatest heroes.
January 3 Have Gun — Will Travel 1) Strange Vendetta 1958-11-23 and 2) Food To Wickenburg 1958-11-30
January 10 Dr. Sixgun 1)Mody Pony Poisoned 1954-07-01 and 2) Jerrod P. Kale High Finance 1954-07-08
January 17 Frontier Gentleman 1) The Shelton Brothers 1958-02-02 and 2) Charlie Meeker 1958-02-09
January 24 Luke Slaughter of Tombstone 1) Duel on Trail 1958-02-23 and 2) Out of Tombstone 1958-03-02 #2
January 31 Gunsmoke 1) Billy the Kid 1952-04-26 and 2) Jaliscoe 1952-05-10
BEYOND THE UNKNOWN…there are many stories that fill us this wonder and some with dread. Things we cannot explain that tell us that we may not be alone and stories of crime and passion that leave us with questions.
January 4 Richard Diamond, Private Detective 1) Timothy the Seal 1950-02-05 and 2) The Cop Killer 1950-02-26
January 11 The Adventures of the Falcon 1) The Disappearing Doll 50-08-30 and 2) The Quarrelsome Quartet 50-09-03
January 18 Broadway Is My Beat 1) Jimmy Dorn 49-07-07 and 2) Otto Prokosh 49-07-21
January 25 Boston Blackie 1) Uncle Frank Murdered 1946-07-02 #64 and 2) The Skating Rink Murders 1946-07-09
4 STAR THEATRE.. We are lucky to have access to one of the most popular radio shows ever: the LUX Radio Show. Broadcast for over 21 years they recorded over 900 episodes with various hosts and movie stars replaying roles they had played on the silver screen.
January 5 Dulcy 1935-10-28
January 12 The Legionnaire and the Lady 1936-06-01
January 19 The Thin Man 1936-06-08
January 26 Burlesque 1936-06-15
LAUGHING OUT LOUD. Nobody loves a good laugh as much as we do and every week we have our choice of some of the greatest comedians to ever step into a studio. Everything from belly laughs to more gentle humor fills this spot on the dial.
January 6 Fibber McGee and Molly 15th Anniversary Special (1-hour program) 49-09-13 – ep590
January 13 Father Knows Best 1) The Family Car is Stolen 1950-09-14 and 2) Taking On City Hall 1951-01-04
January 20 You Bet Your Life 1) Secret Word “Heart” 1950-03-08 and 2) Secret Word “Water” 1950-03-15
January 27 The Halls of Ivy 1) Reappointment 1950-01-06 and 2) Student Editorial 1950-01-13