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With any luck, we hope to resume the LIVE show soon! Fingers crossed! 
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The Glowing Dial
with Big John and Steve

Latest Episode # POD88
April 7, 2019 thru April 27, 2019

Big John and Steve celebrate Jefferson's Birthday, Easter, hope for a refund on Tax Day and 
get some Team Spirit ... Comedy Teams that is!

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

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello George Burns and Gracie Allen Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello George Burns and Gracie Allen Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy

The Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Show - "Costello In Court"
originally aired on Thursday, April 11, 1946 on NBC 
Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Elvia Allman, Sara Berner, Sharon Douglas, Mel Blanc, 
Sidney Fields, Amy Arnell, Carl Hoff and His Orchestra. 
Ken Niles announcing. 
Sponsor: Camel Cigarettes

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show - "Easter Hat War Counsel"
originally aired on Thursday, March 6, 1947 on NBC 
Starring: George Burns, Gracie Allen, Mel Blanc, Meredith Willson's Orchestra, Elvia Allman, 
Verna Felton, Lurene Tuttle. 
Bill Goodwin announcing. 
Sponsor: Maxwell House Coffee

The Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis Show - "Dean and Jerry Visit Chicago"
originally aired on Monday, December 12, 1949 on NBC 
Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Sheldon Leonard, Paul McMichael, 
Dick Stabile and His Orchestra. 
Charles Martin announcing. 
Sponsor: Sustained

The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show - "Billie Burke (Raising Frogs)"
originally aired on Sunday, October 22, 1944 on NBC 
Starring: Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Effie Klinker, Billie Burke, 
Ray Noble and His Orchestra, Joan Merrill. 
Jim Ameche hosts and announces. 
Sponsor: Chase and Sanborn Coffee

running time: 2 hours, 54 minutes, 53 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 in The Glowing Dial Archives or 
by subscribing to our podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Tune In radio 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 
TuneIn Radio

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.

 Downloads of all previous episodes can be found in the Archives.

New episodes are posted every three weeks!
Check here as well as our Blog 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


from POD82, our remembrance of that terrible "Day Of Infamy"


The Jack Benny Program - "Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde, part 1"
originally aired Sunday, November 30, 1941 on NBC
Starring: Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Phil Harris, Dennis Day . 
Don Wilson announcing. 
Sponsor: Jell-O



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