The 60 Greatest Old-Time Radio Shows of the 20th Century

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/11/2000
  • Label: Radio Spirits
  • UPC: 748754441143
  • Catalog Number: 4411


Disc 1
  1. 1 Walter Cronkite Audio Forward (6:15)
  2. 2 The Mercury Theatre on the Air/The War of the Worlds (59:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Abbott and Costello Show/Who's on First (29:27)
  2. 2 The Adventures of Philip Marlowe/Red Wind (30:48)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Chase and Sanborn Hour (60:09)
Disc 4
  1. 1 The Six Shooter/Britt Ponset's Christmas Carol - James Stewart (29:30)
  2. 2 The Baby Snooks Show/Report Card Blues (29:31)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Escape/Leinengen Vs. The Ants (1:43)
  2. 2 Fibber McGee and Molly/I Can Get It for You Wholesale - Marian Jordan (27:50)
Disc 6
  1. 1 On a Note of Triumph (59:05)
Disc 7
  1. 1 The CBS Radio Workshop/Brave New World, Pt. 1 (29:41)
  2. 2 The CBS Radio Workshop/Brave New World, Pt. 2 (30:01)
Disc 8
  1. 1 The Burns and Allen Show - Gracie Allen (0:40)
  2. 2 The Jack Benny Program - Jack Benny (29:24)
Disc 9
  1. 1 The Lux Radio Theatre/The Jazz Singer (58:20)
Disc 10
  1. 1 Suspense/Sorry, Wrong Number (28:47)
  2. 2 Grand Central Station/Miracle for Christmas (29:39)
Disc 11
  1. 1 Philco Radio Time/The Road to Hollywood - Bob Hope (7:40)
  2. 2 The Saint/The Corpse Said Ouch - Vincent Price (29:47)
Disc 12
  1. 1 Have Gun, Will Travel/From Here to Boston - John Dehner (24:40)
  2. 2 Vic and Sade/Muted Silver Moonbeam Chimes (11:25)
  3. 3 The Lum and Abner Show/Traditional Christmas Show (29:17)
Disc 13
  1. 1 We Hold These Truths - James Stewart (60:04)
Disc 14
  1. 1 Arthur Godfrey Time - Arthur Godfrey (14:41)
  2. 2 Walter Winchell Show - Walter Winchell (14:44)
  3. 3 X-Minus One (29:42)
  4. 4 The Adventures of Superman/Origin Retold - Clayton Collyer (11:44)
Disc 15
  1. 1 The Mecury Summer Theater (29:17)
  2. 2 Big Town/Death Rides the Highway (29:13)
Disc 16
  1. 1 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar/ The Told Matter, Pt. 1 (14:51)
  2. 2 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar/ The Told Matter, Pt. 2 (14:52)
  3. 3 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar/ The Told Matter, Pt. 3 (14:40)
  4. 4 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar/ The Told Matter, Pt. 4 (14:34)
  5. 5 Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar/ The Told Matter, Pt. 5 (14:43)
Disc 17
  1. 1 Columbia Presents Corwin/The Undecided Molecule (29:17)
  2. 2 Dimension X/The Martian Chronicles - Roger DeKoven (29:36)
Disc 18
  1. 1 The Eddie Cantor Show (28:58)
  2. 2 Escape/Three Skeleton Key - Vincent Price (29:38)
Disc 19
  1. 1 The Chase and Sanborn Hour/The Garden of Eden (60:14)
Disc 20
  1. 1 The Cavalcade of America/Native Land, Pt. 1 - Burgess Meredith (29:07)
  2. 2 The Cavalcade of America/Native Land, Pt. 2 - Burgess Meredith (30:02)
Disc 21
  1. 1 The Fred Allen Show - Fred Allen (0:17)
  2. 2 Lights Out/Cat Wife (29:16)
Disc 22
  1. 1 The Jack Benny Program/Money or Your Life (29:16)
  2. 2 The Jack Benny Program (29:25)
Disc 23
  1. 1 Dick Tracy in B-Flat - Bob Hope (39:17)
  2. 2 Columbia Presents Corwin/Fourteen August (16:09)
Disc 24
  1. 1 Dragnet/Rifle for Christmas (0:24)
  2. 2 The Shadow (29:05)
Disc 25
  1. 1 The Adventures of Sam Spade, Detective/The Death Bed Caper - Howard Duff (1:05)
  2. 2 The Bickersons (28:26)
Disc 26
  1. 1 Inner Sanctum Mysteries/The Shadow of Death - Richard Widmark (28:51)
  2. 2 The Great Gildersleeve/McGee's Christmad Gifts (29:23)
Disc 27
  1. 1 I Love Lucy - Lucille Ball (29:50)
  2. 2 Arch Oboler's Plays/Johnny Got His Gun (29:53)
Disc 28
  1. 1 Suspense/Backseat Driver - Marian Jordan (1:01)
  2. 2 The Lone Ranger: Origin Show - Brace Beemer (29:09)
Disc 29
  1. 1 Gunsmoke/The Photographer (24:35)
  2. 2 Let's Pretend/Mell-A-Lot (24:36)
Disc 30
  1. 1 Bold Venture/Deadly Merchandise (2:19)
  2. 2 Quiet Please/The Thing on the Fourble Board - Ernest Chappell (23:25)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Walter Cronkite Primary Artist
The Charioteers Vocals
Bing Crosby Track Performer
Danny Kaye Track Performer
Dinah Shore Vocals
Frank Sinatra Track Performer
Gordon Jenkins Background Music
Al Jolson Track Performer
Desi Arnaz Track Performer
Leith Stevens Background Music
Skitch Henderson Piano
Eddie Cantor Track Performer
Nelson Eddy Vocals
Mae West Track Performer
The McGuire Sisters Vocals
Roy Rowan Announcer
Dennis Day Vocals
Fanny Brice Track Performer
Skinnay Ennis Background Music
Jimmy Durante Track Performer
Arthur Godfrey Track Performer
Dorothy Lamour Vocals
Danny McCulloch Announcer
Carmen Dragon Background Music
Bob Hope Track Performer
Ray Bradbury Track Performer
Harlow Wilcox Announcer
Mason Adams Track Performer
Don Wilson Announcer
Rosario Organ
Jack Webb Track Performer
Maurice Brown Background Music
James Cagney Track Performer
Ken Carpenter Announcer
Bill Goodwin Announcer
Bernard Herrmann Background Music
Wendell Holmes Track Performer
Boris Karloff Track Performer
Amerigo Marino Background Music
Lynn Murray Background Music
David Rose Background Music
Michael Roy Announcer
Martha Tilton Vocals
Edgar Bergen Track Performer
Louis White Background Music
Lauren Bacall Track Performer
Humphrey Bogart Track Performer
Robert Armbruster Background Music
Lucille Ball Track Performer
Frances Langford Track Performer
Ken Roberts Narrator, Announcer
Del Castillo Background Music
John Conte Announcer
Donald Voorhees Conductor
Marilyn Maxwell Vocals
Al Goodman & His Orchestra Background Music
Cy Feuer Background Music
Lud Gluskin Conductor, Background Music
Scott Trotter Background Music
Walter Schumann Background Music
Rex Koury Background Music
Robert Warren Announcer
Jim Jordan Track Performer
William Conrad Announcer
Bud Abbott Track Performer
Lou Costello Track Performer
Ambassadors Vocals
Basil Adam Background Music
Albert Berman Background Music
Ernest Chappell Announcer
Fred Collins Announcer
The DeMarco Sisters Vocals
Vaughn Dexter Background Music
Hugh Douglas Announcer
Gaylen Drake Announcer
Farichild's Cookie Orchestra Background Music
George Fenneman Announcer
Hal Gibney Announcer
Harry Golder Announcer
Cy Harrice Announcer
Ted Jewitt Announcer
Dick Joy Announcer
John Milton Kennedy Announcer
Bob Lemond Announcer
Floyd Mack Narrator
Tony Marvin Announcer
Don Stanley Announcer
Harry Von Zell Announcer
George Walsh Announcer
Lou Webb Organ
Meredith Willson Orchestra Background Music
Walter Winchell Narrator
Burly Mills Background Music
Marian Jordan Track Performer
Richard Widmark Track Performer
James Stewart Track Performer
Technical Credits
Don Ameche Contributor
Orson Welles Director, Producer
Eddy Arnold Contributor
Carl Sandburg Contributor
The Andrews Sisters Contributor
Judy Garland Contributor
Rudy Vallée Contributor
Phil Harris Contributor
Jerry Colonna Contributor
George Burns Contributor
Don Diamont Contributor
Norman Rose Contributor
Vincent Price Contributor
Johnny Bond Contributor
Carmen Dragon Composer
Robert Maxwell Executive Producer
Groucho Marx Contributor
Marvin Miller Contributor
Jack Benny Contributor
Edward G. Robinson Contributor
Walter Brennan Contributor
John Houseman Adaptation
Ken Delmar Contributor
Lionel Barrymore Contributor
Norman Lloyd Contributor
Mel Blanc Contributor
John Brown Contributor
Bobby Bruce Contributor
Bob Carroll Music Direction
Ken Christie Contributor
Dane Clark Contributor
Ronald Colman Contributor
Peter Donald Contributor
Bobby Ellis Contributor
Roy Fantel Contributor
Bernard Herrmann Composer, Music Direction
Bill Hoffman Sound Effects
Paul Hughes Contributor
Ray Lawrence Contributor
Elliot Lewis Contributor
Richard Nelson Contributor
Alan Reed Contributor
Joe Silva Engineer
Paul Stewart Adaptation
Paul Sutton Contributor
Danny "Sweet Man" Thomas Contributor
Bill Thompson Contributor
Peter Witte Contributor
Verna Felton Contributor
Paul Frees Contributor
Marjorie Main Contributor
John McEntire Contributor
Agnes Moorehead Contributor
William Nadel Contributor
Ludwig Donath Contributor
Howard Koch Adaptation
Jackson Beck Contributor
Gwen Davis Contributor
June Foray Contributor
Byron Kane Contributor
Vic Perrin Contributor
Benny Rubin Contributor
Walter Tetley Contributor
Lynn Allen Contributor
Leopold Stokowski Contributor
Keenan Wynn Contributor
Frank Morgan All-Stars Contributor
Alan Devito Contributor
Jacki McCarthy Contributor
Bill James Contributor
Wilbur Hatch Music Direction
Dwight Wiest Contributor
Gracie Allen Contributor
John Todd Contributor
Pat O'Malley Contributor
Nelson Frank Contributor
Frankie Paris Director, Producer
Howard Riley Director
Sam Rolfe Creation
Jester Hairston Contributor
Bill Chambers Engineer
Alan Collins Contributor
Minerva Pious Contributor
Marc Bennett Contributor
Arthur Q. Bryan Contributor
Walter Cronkite Author
William A. Welch Producer
Roger Wolski Engineer
Anthony Tollin Author, Program Notes
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Contributor
Will Wright Contributor
Bob Burns Jr. Contributor
Carl Frank Contributor
Ben Wright Contributor
Walter Huston Contributor
Hans Conried Contributor
Jack Kruschen Contributor
Tom Hanley Sound Effects
John Larkin Contributor
Georgia Ellis Contributor
Mary Livingstone Contributor
Robert Benchley Contributor
Judith Anderson Contributor
John James Contributor
Inga Adams Contributor
Joan Alexander Contributor
William Alland Contributor
Albert Alley Contributor
Elvia Allman Contributor
Carlton Allsop Producer
John Amahrine Sound Effects
Glenn Anders Contributor
Albert April Sound Effects
Ira Ashley Director
Eleanor Audley Contributor
Artie Auerbach Contributor
Parley Baer Contributor
Jim Bannon Contributor
Tony Barrett Contributor
Harry Bartell Contributor
Gus Bayz Sound Effects
Eula Beal Contributor
Dick Beals Contributor
Mac Benoit Engineer
Joe Bigelow Producer
Christine Birkett Graphic Design
Ted Bliss Director
Himan Brown Producer
Donald Buka Contributor
Herbert Butterfield Contributor
Tony Caminita Sound Effects
Annie Canova Contributor
Madeline Carroll Contributor
Caldwell Cline Director
Dewey Cole Sound Effects
Benita Colman Contributor
Kingsley Colton Contributor
Wyllis Cooper Director
Bert Cordon Sound Effects
Jeff Corey Contributor
Ardan Cornwall Composer
Norman Corwin Director
Larry Dobkin Contributor
Allen "Duke" Ducovny Director
Howard Duff Contributor
Sam Edwards Contributor
Marilyn Erkskine Contributor
Fred Essler Contributor
Harry Essman Engineer
Parker Fennelly Contributor
Bernadine Flynn Contributor
James Fonda Director
William Frawley Contributor
Alice Frost Contributor
William Froug Adaptation
Barbara Fuller Contributor
Carl Gafford Proof Reading
Theo Gannon Producer
John Gassman Contributor
Frank Gerstle Contributor
Milton Gieger Adaptation
Bert Gordon Contributor
Gale Gordon Contributor
Walter Greaza Contributor
Jack Grimes Contributor
Bob Harbison Sound Effects
Arlene Harris Contributor
Alex Hartford Contributor
Clarence Hartzel Contributor
Bob Hastings Contributor
Henry Hayward Director
Bill Hengstebeck Sound Effects
Jim Hengstebeck Sound Effects
Gloria Henry Contributor
William Herz Contributor
Ramsey Hill Contributor
Portland Hoffa Contributor
Martin Horrell Producer
Aldous Huxley Contributor
Bill Idleson Contributor
Vivi Janiss Contributor
Ed Jerome Contributor
Bill Johnstone Contributor
Jack Johnstone Director
Carlton Kadell Contributor
Joseph Kearns Contributor
Willian Keighley Contributor
Ray Kemper Contributor
Arthur Kennedy Contributor
Wayne Kenworthy Sound Effects
Vick Knight Producer
Ernest Konoy Adaptation
Merton Kopkin Contributor
Lou Krugman Contributor
Jack Kuney Director
Joan Laser Contributor
Charlotte Lawrence Contributor
Anton M. Leader Director
George Lefferts Adaptation
Cathy Lewis Contributor
Charles D. Livingstone Director
Joan Loring Contributor
Julius Lozon Contributor
Norman Macdonnel Director
Gilbert Mack Contributor
Helen Mack Director
Nila Mack Adaptation
Fred MacKaye Director
Wally Maher Contributor
Hilliard Marks Producer
Eddie Marr Contributor
Jessica Maxwell Executive Producer
Pat McGeehan Contributor
Mercer McLeod Contributor
Howard McNear Contributor
Tyler McVey Contributor
Herb Meadow Creation
Lucille Meredith Contributor
Mahlon Merrick Music Direction
Lou Merrill Contributor
Jess Oppenheimer Director
Hanley Stafford Contributor
Arthur Stander Producer
Margot Stevenson Contributor
Berne Surrey Sound Effects
Daniel Sutter Director
Carl Swenson Contributor
Irene Tedrow Contributor
Cliff Thorsness Sound Effects
Bud Tollefson Sound Effects
George W. Trendle Producer
Sybil Trent Contributor
Lurene Tuttle Contributor
Betty Jane Tyker Contributor
Vivian Vance Contributor
Arthur Vinton Contributor
Veola Vonn Contributor
Regina Wallace Contributor
Peggy Webber Contributor
Glenn Wheaton Director
June Whitley Contributor
Paul Winslowe Contributor
Miriam Wolfe Contributor
Nat Wolfe Director
Van Woodward Producer
Joe Worthy Contributor
Barton Yarborough Contributor
Henry Zeitlinger Engineer
Judy Zeke Contributor
Lucien Moraweck Composer
Arch Oboler Composer, Director
Frank Readick Contributor
Billy Adams Contributor
Sylvia Sidney Contributor
Norbert Muller Contributor
Shirley Mitchell Contributor
Jeanette Nolan Contributor
James Nusser Contributor
Adrienne Roy Graphic Design, Photo Enhancement
Bourne Ruthrauff Director, Producer
Stefan Schnabel Contributor
Everett Sloane Contributor
William Spier Director, Producer
Ray Collins Contributor
Santos Ortega Contributor
Julian Noa Contributor
Doris Singleton Contributor
Richard Wilson Contributor
Ian Martin Contributor
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