Soundscape Series #2 – An Audio Montage – 1935 part 1

This podcast is a montage of excerpts from old time radio shows broadcast in 1935, Spanning from January 1 to August 27 1935. Featuring stars like Jack Benny, Lum ‘n Abner, Benny Goodman and his Orchestra, Ed Wynn, Bing Crosby, Will Rogers, Al Jolson, Franklin Roosevelt, Senator Huey P. Long and dozens more.

This Soundscape Montage was developed as part of The When Radio Ruled Documentary about the year 1935. These excerpts are offered without commentary for your entertainment and education.

So here are the voices of 1935 – Voices now silenced – Great performers alive again because you’re listening now.

 

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Radio broadcasting began in Detroit when WWJ-The Detroit News played photograph records through a DeForest transmitter (center with receiving horn) on Aug. 20, 1920. From left, Howard Trumbo, Elton Plant and Keith Benand. The Detroit News
Radio broadcasting began in Detroit when WWJ-The Detroit News played photograph records through a DeForest transmitter (center with receiving horn) on Aug. 20, 1920. From left, Howard Trumbo, Elton Plant and Keith Benand.

When Radio Ruled episode #1 – Beginnings to 1929

Episode #1 – Beginnings to 1929

Old Time Radio came into millions of homes bringing entertainment, news, music, and comedy. Old Time Radio also brought the United States together during two of the greatest threats it ever faced; the depression and World War 2.

This podcast examines how entertainment, radio and America grew and changed during those pivotal years.

Radio broadcasting began in Detroit when WWJ-The Detroit News played photograph records through a DeForest transmitter (center with receiving horn) on Aug. 20, 1920. From left, Howard Trumbo, Elton Plant and Keith Benand. The Detroit News
Radio broadcasting began in Detroit when WWJ-The Detroit News played photograph records through a DeForest transmitter (center with receiving horn) on Aug. 20, 1920. From left, Howard Trumbo, Elton Plant and Keith Benand. The Detroit News