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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Mama


This episode, entitled "Mama's Bad Day", first aired on January 6th, 1950, and includes the original commercials.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Fibber McGee and Molly


This episode, entitled "Escaped Convicts", originally aired on May 30th, 1939, and includes the,commercials, some of which are humorously incorporated into the show.

The running gag about Fibber's closet wasn't introduced until 1940.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011

"Jada" by Arthur Fields


"Jada".
Performed by Arthur Fields. Cylinder, 1919
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This is one of my favorite early recordings.