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UPDATE: We are very happy to announce that The Glowing Dial LIVE has returned 
to the air! The format will be as before and the show will be heard the 3rd Sunday 
of each month. Click on LIVE Show on the menu to the left for more info.
The first 5 episodes we did are currently available in The Glowing Dial Archives.

This webcam feed will be active during LIVE shows and when Steve and I are recording new tri-weekly podcasts.

Next Feed: The Glowing Dial LIVE show: Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 4pm to 7pm EST 

The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

Latest Episode # POD66
December 31, 2017 thru January 20, 2018

Big John and Stu celebrate New Years and Martin Luther King Day!


For more listening options, see below "How To Listen"

Harold Peary Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa Jack Benny Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson
Harold Peary Fred Allen and Portland Hoffa Jack Benny Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson

Honest Harold, The Homemaker (The Harold Peary Show) - "New Year's Barn Dance" 
originally aired on Wednesday, December 27, 1950 on CBS 
Starring: Harold Peary, Gloria Holiday, Joseph Kearns, Mary Jane Croft, Parley Baer, 
Mary Alden, Olan Soule. 
Roy Rowan announcing. 

The Radio Hall Of Fame (The Philco Radio Hall Of Fame) - "A New Year's Eve Message" 
originally aired on Sunday, December 26, 1943 on NBC BLUE 
Starring: Fred Allen, Portland Hoffa, Lauritz Melchior, Lou Holtz, Raymond Edward Johnson, Helen Forrest, 
The entire "Allen" gang, Paul Whiteman's Orchestra, Deems Taylor hosts. 
Glenn Riggs announcing. 
Sponsor: Philco

The Jack Benny Program - "New Year's Eve Party (End Of The Contest)" 
originally aired on Sunday, December 30, 1945 on NBC 
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Phil Harris, Larry Stevens, Mel Blanc. 
Don Wilson announcing. 
Sponsor: Lucky Strike

Cal Stewart as Uncle Josh Weathersby in "Uncle Josh's New Year's Pledge"
classic recording taken from Columbia Disc # A400

running time: 2 hours, 57 minutes, 58 seconds

Clicking on a series title will take you a log/episode guide for that series.

We always try to give as complete info as we have at hand.
If you have any additions or corrections, please e-mail us.

For more Celebrity Birthdays go to Ron Sayles' Blog.

Audio restoration on some shows in this episode was done by Jerry Haendiges.
Click here for information on his Audio Restoration Services.

The Glowing Dial Archives and New Shows

How To Listen

The Glowing Dial is now a podcast! 

We now have all previous shows available with the exception of 2 shows  from the
 YUSA era which are presumed missing or lost.
New and archived episodes may be heard by subscribing to our iTunes podcast or by 
plugging the appropriate url into most any podcatcher program (see below).

All our episodes are now available on:

YouTube logo 
Google Play Music logo 
The Internet Archive 

Click on any logo for access to our shows!
Note: If, for some reason, the Google Play Music link goes the main GPM page,
simply hit your browser's back arrow and you should be taken to our page.
Sorry for any inconvenience, don't know why this happens.

For reference, a list of all our previous episodes can be found here.

New episodes are posted every three weeks!
Check here as well as our Blog, Discussion List and Facebook Page for updates.

Note: you'll need to download iTunes for your PC or MAC

Or simply plug the following address into your favorite podcatcher program: 

My e-mail is 

You can also catch our new episodes in streaming audio plus much more OTR at:
Jerry Haendiges'
Jerry Haendiges' Olde Tyme Radio Network

Show Addendums

Some of our shows had special addendums which were only available here at our website. 
They were separate files and not edited into the show proper. 
Rather than post them with the archived show podcasts, we're going to post them here. 

from NET21, our 2004 Halloween Show

Houdini's Final Sťance 1936

from NET37, our 2005 Halloween Show

Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Cask Of Amontillado" 
Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Black Cat" 
Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" 
Basil Rathbone reads Edgar Allen Poe's "The Pit And The Pendulum" 

from NET59, our Dragnet Tribute

Dragnet (parody) by Spike Jones and his City Slickers 
St. George and the Dragonet by Stan Freberg, June Foray, Daws Butler 
The Copper Clapper Caper by Johnny Carson, Jack Webb 

from NET61, our Quiet Please Tribute

the classical piece used as the theme from Quiet Please

Symphony In D Minor, 2nd Movement (Allegretto)
composed by Cesar Franck
performed by Sofia Symphony Orchestra

conducted by Vassil Kazandjiev



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