Vintage Christmas Radio Shows

My family is headed out on a cross-country road trip for Christmas. We are so excited because we don’t have the opportunity to travel as much as we would like, plus we don’t usually get to be with extended family for the holidays.

As we drive we love to listen to old-time radio shows. We subscribe to XM Radio so I mostly keep it set to Radio Classics, Channel 148. However, I also like to listen “on demand” (with shows I choose, rather than whatever happens to be scheduled).

I have the Old Time Radio app on my phone which gives me access to hundreds of streaming episodes. But I have also downloaded a few shows for access off-line.

Here are some of my Christmas favorites available for free download:

The Aldrich Family

Fibber McGee & Molly

The Great Gildersleeve

Hallmark Playhouse

12-23-1948. The Story of Silent Night

Life of Riley

12-17-1944. Christmas Present
12-24-1946. First Christmas
12-27-1947. Special Christmas Present
12-24-1948. Christmas Bonus from Mr. Stevenson

Lum & Abner

Lux Radio Theater

03-10-1947. It’s a Wonderful Life

The Six Shooter

12-20-1953. Britt Ponsett’s Christmas Carol

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas wherever you may be this year!


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