Complete Broadcast Day

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Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Sat Apr 29, 2017 7:14 pm

Ever wanted to know exactly what a normal broadcast day was like back in the old days of radio? Well, what if I told you that you can experience that quite easily? Nope, you don't need a time machine, you just need an electronic device that can play mp3 files. Here is an amazing real-life honest-to-goodness broadcast day from September 21, 1939. This is one of the coolest things that exist in this world..... So..... Enjoy! :)

https://archive.org/details/CompleteBroadcastDay

Edit: I was directed by a patron of Old Time Radio Lovers Facebook group to this much better sound version of this wonderful broadcast.

https://archive.org/details/001WakeUpMusic
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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by donnie » Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:53 pm

This is an amazing treasure indeed. I've still got it on my iPhone from a few months ago, have never completed listening to it yet—actually I forgot about having it, so I'm glad you posted this.

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:19 pm

Good :) even if you just listen to the sundial part it's really something beautiful.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:09 pm

Please look at the original post of this thread. There is an edit that will be of interest!
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:29 pm

Around 35 minutes or so on the second track of the newer link I posted, Arthur Godfrey mentions a doll called Sunny Jim that you could send for to a cereal company. Well, this is what he's talking about!
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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:41 am

This morning I am up earlier than I normally am, so I've decided to skip ahead to the time it is now and listen to this broadcast. Sigh. It doesn't get much better than this. ☺️🤣
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by donnie » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:53 pm

I listened to some parts of this today that I hadn't heard before - The Major Bowes Amateur Show, The Parker Family, Joe E. Brown, and also The Goldbergs. Now I'll never know how that Goldbergs plot turned out... :cry:

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:59 pm

Actually, I don't think I've gotten past Sundial. I love the music so much that I always just start from the beginning and then before I know it, two hours have past!
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by donnie » Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:06 pm

Yes, there's still a lot I haven't listened to. I need to go back and listen to the sundial part again—I remember enjoying it, but have forgotten what's on it.

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Re: Complete Broadcast Day

Post by Kitty » Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:30 am

I'm listening to this again so that whenever he says the time it correlates to our time. Fun! In My Merry Oldsmobile just played.

I just realized that there are a couple songs from The Wizard of Oz on this recording. The film had just come out less than a month before.

P. S. I am really starting to wish I could see that fun boat race they're talking about for tomorrow.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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