Friday, October 22, 2021

Halloween's Coming.... Mystery Playhouse 1944

 The Mystery Playhouse was one of the first series on AFRS.  The networks were sending over more good material than could be readily used.  A lot of it was used in anthology programs, sort of the best of radio back home.  "SGT X" (Howard Duff) was the host of the Mystery Playhouse..





Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward in Graham Greene's novel, "Brighton Rock." was originally aired on the CBS show "This Is My Best", in 1944


Mary Helen Barro 1983

 


Mary Helen Barro has your latin favorites!



Johnnie Darrin 1978

 



Johnnie Darrin's resume included: KIIS; KRLA, 1968-71; KDAY, 1971; KROQ, 1972-73; KNAC, 1975; KGOE, 1975; KNX, 1976; KGIL, 1976-83; KJOI, 1978; KBLA, 1989-92; KGIL, 1993; KFWB, 1998-2008.  



John Doremus 1967

 




It's been a busy day and time for orchestral music and stories for the dinner hour from John Doremus.





Friday, October 8, 2021

Jim Pewter 1968

 







Today Jim has memories of Johnny Ace, one of the most haunting talents ever.

Mary Helen Barro 1983

 



Mary Helen Barro brought the best in Latin music.  When suffering a violent winter, the music made it warmer.  See the beach?



Monday, October 4, 2021

Tom Campbell 1971

 

Thank you Gunnar!

Tom Campbell had just started doing the show for AFRTS.  He was still rocking along in the 1980s: