Apr 1st to Apr 7th Shows and Highlights

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Hey folks we have a new phone number for the SiriusXM RadioClassics channel, a place where you can call in and tell us what series you enjoy the most and why. Your comments might also make it to the air. Did ya ever wanna do my job? Well here’s your chance. Give us a ring toll free at 833-R-Classic (833-725-2774).

As this week begins on Easter Sunday, we once again offer up comedy blocks with Easter episodes from Phil Harris & Alice Faye, Our Miss Brooks, The Life Of Riley, Life with Luigi, The Great Gildersleeve and Baby Snooks.  And also two Easter religious episodes The CBS Radio Workshop‘s “The Son Of Man” as well as The Family Theater broadcast, “The Passion and The Death”.

The birthday celebrations include both radio superstars and Oscar winning performers: Jack Webb (Dragnet, Pat Novak For Hire, Jeff Regan Investigator, The Whistler); Bette Davis (Screen Director’s Playhouse “Jezebel”, Screen Guild Theater’s “A Woman’s Face”, The Cavalcade Of America); Gregory Peck (In three episodes of Suspense); Debbie Reynolds (Guest on Martin & Lewis Show); Spencer Tracy (Lux Radio Theater’s “Arrowsmith”) and Walter Huston (Lux Radio Theater’s “The Treasure Of The Sierra Madre”).

Additional birthday specials for John Brown (Damon Runyon Theater, The Life Of Riley, My Friend Irma); Bea Benaderet (Lights Out, The Family Theater, Fibber McGee & Molly), Lou Merrill (Lights Out, Crime Classics) and Maurice Tarplin (Mysterious Traveler, Boston Blackie).

And last, but certainly not least, we celebrate Doris Day, still with us and 96 this week! She’ll be the featured vocalist and cast member on back to back episodes of The Bob Hope Show.

We also mark the following series debut anniversaries: Mr. District Attorney (79th); Nero Wolfe (75th) and This Is Your FBI (73rd).


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I have learned we were able to free up a handful of cabins for the 6th Annual Radio Spirits Sea Cruise, if you are interested in joining me this upcoming August for a 7 day cruise to Alaska hurry now to the following website to get the details and secure a cabin http://www.cruisingwithgregbell.com/  or you can give Larry a call at 800-269-2127.