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We’re Celebrating Summer On Epis. 64 of Sounds Like Radio
Start the summer off right as we celebrate Summer on Episode 64 of Sounds Like Radio. It’s also the last episode of the ’48-49 season on The Great Gildersleeve from 6/1/49, the beginning of Summer for Gildy too! What about music? Oh, we got quite a line-up of great songs especially Summer songs from our favorite singers like Jo Stafford, Bing Crosby, Helen Kane (Betty Boop), Hoagy Carmichael, Mr. Softee sells his ice cream, Dinah Washington, Nat King Cole, Burl Ives & Blossom Dearie.   The water's fine & the music's really fine here.  Everyone wins with Your Humble Host’s latest edition of Sounds Like Radio!
01:08:09
June 14, 2021
Philip Marlowe’s On The Case in Library of Sound Vol. 11
The Vast Library of Sound Volume 11 opens up once again and out pops a classic Raymond Chandler-Philip Marlowe story, The Big Sleep. A true classic based on an all time great Chandler book. A radio version here based closely on the original book. You won’t be sleeping the Big Sleep when you hear this Library of Sound edition from Your Humble Host.  Be on the look-out for danger when you go down those rain soaked streets with Philip Marlowe.  One thing's for certain, before it's over someone will be sleeping The Big Sleep.
01:26:39
June 10, 2021
Epis 63 Is Here, So’s Fun Music & A Mad Gildy~
In today’s 5/25/49 Great Gildersleeve he’s finally had it with bad neighbor Bullard and seeks to get even. Even our favorite singers are keeping it low to avoid the Gildy wrath. But then who cares about Gildy’s wrath when you gotta sing you gotta sing and Sounds Like Radio’s gotta let ‘em. Your Humble Host will hold back Gildy as we bring on Gogi Grant, Sophie Tucker (with her all time classic!), Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Georgia Gibbs, Bobby Darin and everyone’s favorite Grandpa with a song that really shows how much energy Grandpa has when he needs it. It’s all in good fun and all for you. Let’s listen!
59:43
June 7, 2021
Episode 62 Goes To The Hop!
Welcome to Episode 62 of Sounds Like Radio as we get to dancin' at the hop.   Marjorie wants to dance and so does Georgia Gibbs, Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Little Eva, Madeleine Peyroux, Frankie & Martha Reeves and her Vandellas.   It's all happening in today's show which features the Great Gildersleeve 5/18/49 episode as we dance before and after.  Will Marjorie get her shy boyfriend to go steppin'?  Will he change his name to Henry?  Find out this and more in this exciting episode with Your Humble Host toe tappin' all the way.
01:02:33
June 1, 2021
Library of Sound Jean Shepherd Kid Story
Welcome to a Sounds Like Radio Library of Sound edition Vol. 9.  Today we visit with Jean Shepherd as he tells another classic kid story of what happens when he and his buddy are arrested by the Sheriff!!  It's from another of my original recordings this one made on November 13, 1974 of an original broadcast from August 21, 1973.   It's a funny story all told by the man who most folks only know as the guy who tells the Christmas Story movie, he was so much more.  Here's another sample of Jean Shepherd doing what he was best at, talking on the radio.  Enjoy this special edition of Sounds Like Radio!
43:34
May 30, 2021
Epis 61 Millionaire Likes Gildy's Girl, Yipe!
It’s time for a million great songs as an old friend of Gildy visits who likes his girlfriend & making it worse, the “friend” is a millionaire! There’s trouble in Summerfield in today’s Great Gildersleeve (5/11/49) on Sounds Like Radio Episode 61. Your Humble Host’s music is bubbling over in millions too as Doris’ Day Will Come, Dean Martin adds one to a million, Liz Scott’s in love again, Bing Crosby has a baby worth a million, Ted Lewis wonders about being a millionaire, Rosie Clooney is thrilled at the thought, Arthur Tracy shakes a millionaire’s hand & even Burl Ives stops by with his funny ways. Your Humble Host juggles it all in one neat little package and it’s ready to open. Enjoy.
01:02:31
May 24, 2021
Library of Sound: Nero Wolfe Mystery!
Vol. 10 of The Vast Library of Sound is back with a Classic Nero Wolfe mystery: “Disguise For Murder”. An actual Nero Wolfe book by Rex Stout come to life in a Sounds Like Radio Special Presentation!  One of my favorite detectives is here with a radio adaptation of Rex Stout’s story. I’ve read all the books now you can hear the radio shows.  “Disguise For Murder” can be found in the Rex Stout Nero Wolfe book “Curtains For Three”. Do yourself a favor and read it in the "Curtains For Three" book after you hear it! 
54:55
May 20, 2021
Epis. 60 Ooh Music w/Girl On A Bus & Gildy 5/4/49
Episode 60 sees the Great Gildersleeve sleuthing after a mysterious girl on a bus from 5/4/49. Your Humble Host sees the singing greats stop by as Gale Storm’s Lucky Lips get us going along with Carson Robison’s beautiful life, Laurie Anders and her wide open spaces, Bing Crosby’s wine, Jo Stafford’s awaiting a ring, Jimmy Dean loves to sing while eating breakfast and Dinah Washington is so comfortable today she takes her shoezies off. Oh, yes we got the goodies for you here. Enjoy the musical treats that is Sounds Like Radio!
59:12
May 17, 2021
Epis 59 Is Detective Themed Both Music & Gildy Wise
Episode 59 finds the Great Gildersleeve (4/27/49) still in the detective mode, this time he’s searching for his honey’s stolen jewels!  And as always some really neat music as Your Humble Host features Detective TV show background music all the while Shirley Bassey loves her diamonds (a new great mix here), Arthur Tracy wonders where, Julie London tells us of her best friend, Frank Fontaine (Crazy Gugenheim) likes a new wedding ring, Bing Crosby is around the corner & Billie Holiday doesn’t know whether she wants furs or violets.   It's an exciting & fun Sounds Like Radio in store for you today!
59:51
May 10, 2021
Epis. 58 Gildy Haunted House Detective & Neat Music
In Episode 58 of Sounds Like Radio we find the Great Gildersleeve (4/20/49) now becoming a detective at a haunted house. It’s detective time with classic detective music and Robert Mitchum himself sings how to pick a wife, Jo Stafford loves the autumn, Orson Welles displays what he knows of life, Bob Manning sees a change, Blossom Dearie’s wings, Bing Crosby’s haunted heart & even Roy Orbison tells us what not to do when you’re a detective in a haunted house.   Lot of good stuff here and in every episode of Sounds Like Radio.  
01:04:56
May 3, 2021
Jean Shepherd's Big Date From Library of Sound Vol. 8
Another selection from your Humble Host's Vast Library of Sound, this is Vol. 8.   On November 18, 1974 I was there to record this classic Jean Shepherd radio show just for you (little did I know at the time).  Jean Shepherd, narrator and author of Christmas Story the movie, well long before that diversion Jean Shepherd was only The best radio story teller around.   Jean Shepherd was at his very best when he was on the radio.   Today I have another sample for you of a Shep show with a great story I first recorded in 1973 and then again on 11/18/74 and now it's your turn to experience Shep doing what he did best, not movies or TV, but radio.   Listen. 
42:36
May 2, 2021
Epis 57 Arrives Fresh From The Circus
Step right up and hear the greatest show on Oith! Today Episode 57 brings us and the Great Gildersleeve (4/13/49) to the circus and to some of the greatest singers on Earth too! Stepping right up will be Blue Magic (a ‘70’s group), Peggy Lee, Perry Como, Doris Day, a classic circus song, Bing Crosby with a classic of his own, Dusty Springfield & the great Jimmy Durante! Wow, that’s a boatload of talent, eh? Well your Humble Host and all our friends are here to lose our tops at the Big Top! That’s a little circus talk. Now let’s start the show!
01:03:12
April 26, 2021
Epis 56 A Gildy Date Or Baby Party- 4-6-49
Off to a Baby Birthday Party Or Will Gildy Go Out with a hot date? That’s the question we ask in today’s 4/6/49 Great Gildersleeve. A lively show with some great singers doin’ their thing. Listen for Your Humble Host as he brings out the stars: Fred Astaire, Jaye P. Morgan, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Hal Kemp and Joanie James! They all strut their stuff in Episode 56 of Sounds Like Radio! Enjoy it with us now.
52:25
April 19, 2021
Epis 55 Whistles It’s Way To Your Heart
Today’s show is all about the many varied forms of whistling.  As the Great Gildersleeve  3/30/49 show has Gildy trying to catch a whistling bandit.  And we grab the pea by the whistle and listen to just some of the various great whistling songs that have come along. From some unforgettable instrumentals to our favorite whistlers like Julie London, Bing Crosby, Louis Prima, Al Jolson & even Harpo Marx!!  We’ll also remember our wild wild Wildwood vacations by the sea!  Pucker up and give a little whistle with your Humble Host in today’s wild episode.
01:04:04
April 12, 2021
Epis 54 Fires Up Gildy 3/23/49
Episode 54 arrives just in time as Gildy decides it’s time to let Bessie go! Bessie’s in trouble in tonight’s 3/23/49 Great Gilersleeve show.  But fear not-Lizabeth Scott is still Lucky, Perry Como & the Fontaine Sisters all want to go home together, Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney show why they love singing together, Eydie Gorme Bossa Novas her way thru, Al Jolson tells Bessie to not let it get her down, Helen Ward comes out of her shell to sing about where trouble has landed her & Burl Ives advises Bessie to chuck it all and head to the beach with sand and shells. Your Humble Host is here to magically weave it all together. Forget your troubles and enjoy Sounds Like Radio today.
55:49
April 5, 2021
Epis. 53 Leroy’s Girl Trouble-Gildersleeve 3/16/49
There may be trouble in paradise for Leroy & his new girl, competition has arrived & Leroy’s worried.  Also we'll learn a little about actor Walter Tetley who played Leroy.  Your Humble Host tells a kid story about going to an Elephant Sale.  And we'll be featuring the great sounds from Joni James as she wishes on a ring, Bing Crosby is living in Loveland, Rosie Clooney sways her way around, Andy Williams can’t get used to it, Helen O’Connell wonders aloud & Nat King Cole advises Leroy to take his girlfriend around the world!   A lot of really good music here along with the 3/16/49 episode of The Great Gildersleeve.   Another classic Sounds Like Radio is here for you!
54:33
March 29, 2021
Epis 52 Back In Time To Good Old Days
Your Humble Host is proud to drift & dream along with the 3/9/49 Great Gildersleeve as we go back in time!  Also joining us in the good old days will be Jane Morgan’s bumble bee, Burl Ives’ Silvery Moon, Bing Crosby’s Sweetheart, Fred Mertz himself- Bill Frawley meets us in Dreamland, Sophie Tucker’s Modern as Tomorrow & Dinah Washington’s lost in make believe dreams. Find out what it all means on today’s Sounds Like Radio Episode 52!
52:23
March 22, 2021
Epis. 51 With Love In The Air!
My goodness, I like today’s show as Cupid has fired his arrow hitting Leroy, of all folks, and Our own Gildy. Joining in on the fun you’ll hear Dean Martin tell us of his affections, Carly Simon keeps in mind the Right Thing, Al Jolson sings a beautiful song about a fella needing a girl, Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee have a good idea in mind, Phil Harris’ gal is no longer bubbly and the immortal Patsy Cline sings till it hurts.   OK, I’ve given you plenty of hints, now sit back and enjoy a show you won’t soon forget. Your Humble Host presents the 3/2/49 episode of The Great Gildersleeve & Music Music Music!
55:03
March 10, 2021
Library Of Sound's Back as Gildy Tells Stories For Children Cinderella
Get ready for another very special edition of our Vast Library of Sound Vol. 7!!  Featuring today The Great Gildersleeve telling us of the story of Cinderella.   Harold Peary put out some very nice records from 1946 thru 1947.   These were 78 records of Gildy reading some classic children's stories.  The series was called, "Stories For Children".   Sounds Like Radio is proud to present one of these very hard to find records now!   If you've got kids this would be a good time to gather everyone and enjoy Gildersleeve and the story of Cinderella, a Storytime edition from our Vast Library of Sound just for you and for kids of all ages!
15:01
March 8, 2021
Epis 50 Arrives & None Too Soon
Episode 50 is Here and everyone is in the mood to sing!   On Great Gildersleeve 2/23/49 Gildy wants to sing at the Met Opera, Dean Martin wants to sing like Bing, Bing Crosby wants to sing like a bluebird, Ella Fitzgerald sings her heart, Kitty Kallen has a meaningful little thing, Doris Day does the limbo and Mario Lanza teaches Gildy what a real opera singer can do.  There is a theme here and can you guess what it is?   Your Humble Host invites you to enjoy some of the most enjoyable music you'll ever hear and while you're at it we'll join GIldy on his singing career.   Have fun and enjoy another classic episode as can only be heard on Sounds Like Radio!
54:43
March 3, 2021
Epis 49 Wow, what a Lulu! Gildy 2/16/49 too.
Oh yes, today’s show is a funny one. Your Humble Host visits Leon Redbone, Annette Hanshaw is the Talk of The Town, Nat King Cole is having crazy dreams, Joanie Sommers tells of a bad girl, Bing Crosby calms the waves with what he knows now & Kitty Kallen reminds us of the meaningful little things. While this is going on Gildy’s old spitfire girlfriend, Leila is back in town!! Listen to the 2/16/49 Great Gildersleeve and welcome Leila back to the fold.
53:47
February 24, 2021
Ep. 48 Hats Off to New Hat Store & Hat Music Too Marvelous For Woids
Welcome to the Grand Opening of Adelide’s new Hat Shop w/Gildy now in tow. Great Gildersleeve 2/9/49 is ready to hear and so is the great music of Sounds Like Radio!!   Your Humble Host presents Slim Whitman who tells us why he loves us, Dinah Washington closes her eyes,  Bing Crosby’s had it with that love stuff, Sophie Tucker ain’t takin’ no guff, Merle Haggard loves his hat, & Rosemary Clooney is just mixed up. What’s it all mean?? That’s where you come in, listen and enjoy as you find out.  
53:14
February 17, 2021
Hats Off to Epis. 47 Celebrating Hat Life In Music & Gildersleeve
It’s Episode 47 of Sounds Like Radio & we are here to sing the praises of hats!  On tonight’s 2/2/49 episode of The Great Gildersleeve a new Hat Shop is in the making. Judy Garland’s thrilled because anywhere she hangs her hat is home, Ted Lewis may not buy because he loves his old High Hat so much, Patti Page loves a little doggie that barks, Bing Crosby appreciates a little honesty, Helen O’Connell considers this the loveliest night, and Jimmy Durante knows all it takes is tenderness. Oh my, this is an action packed show ain’t it?  Well, that’s what we’re here for, enjoy!
56:59
February 10, 2021
Epis. 46 A Watery Show w/Gildy & Music Bubbling Over
This Sounds Like Radio is bubbling over with waterlogged excitement!! The Great Gildersleeve is worried about a new water specialist showing up in this 1/26/49 classic episode.  Water though was never more musical as Sounds Like Radio shows us here. There's the watery music from Grandpa (Walter Brennan), Julie London & Bing Crosby provides the protection from being soaked.  While Dean Martin prefers wine, Helen Ward says Not For Me, Emmylou Harris will become a Wayfaring Stranger & even Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme show up Side By Side.  Wowzers, is this a show or what?  OK, now all you have to do is enjoy!
01:00:04
February 3, 2021
Epis. 45 fresh off the boat with Music You won’t hear elsewhere & Great Gildy 1/19/49
You’re in the right place if you like good music & the Great Gildersleeve 1/19/49 episode where Gildy has to buck up & face his fears. And along with Your Humble Host is Bing Crosby’s trip to Domenica, as Barbara Mandrell’s heart knows, with a little Junk Food on the side, as Bonnie Lou loves her Daddy-O, Al Jolson teaches Tony how to say Toot Toot, & Dorothy Shay knows it’s the Little Things That Count. Now is that a lineup of goodies? Yep, shore is.  Listen for the fun!
55:45
January 27, 2021
Epis. 44’s here w/Music & Gildy Loving Thy Neighbor
Hi Folks! Welcome to Episode 44 where we all learn to love thy neighbor!  Or try to, anyway.  Listen for Great Gildersleeve's 1/12/49 episode & of course the musical gems from Jo, Bing, Peggy, Burl, Frankie & the beautiful but too young Connie Stevens!  Sounds Like Radio is ready for good music & Gildy.  Enjoy!
55:25
January 20, 2021
Epis. 43’s here w/Betty Boop’s tale, Dean,Bing,Chet ++ & Gildy 1/5/49
We’re here with another Sounds Like Radio episode filled with the real Betty Boop history, Dean Martin, Blossom Dearie, Bing, Chet, Ella (WOW the musical greats just keep coming don’t they?) and a Great Gildersleeve from 1/5/49 where Gildy wants to be a writer. It’s a good time episode for all and it’s time to say, Now that Sounds Like Radio!!   Join Your Humble Host for the fun.
56:47
January 13, 2021
Epis. 42 w/Sweet Music, Soundtracks & Gildersleeve 12/29/48 Wedding Jitters
Welcome to Episode 42 & the return of our regular Music & Gildy presentations here on Sounds Like Radio.  Today we’ll hear some really neat music from a lot of great singers we don’t often hear including the soundtrack title songs from 2 classic early ‘60’s movies. Also in today’s 12/29/48 Gildy episode Wedding Jitters abound.  As Gildy & Adelide must decide to marry or not to marry.   Will this marriage take place?  Will Gildy have to clean the rice out of his hair?  Will Adelide have to change addresses?  Or will they both cut and run for the hills?  Find out in between the sweetest music you’re ever going to hear on today’s Sounds Like Radio!
01:00:31
January 6, 2021
New Year's Fun & Gildy 12-31-47
Celebrate the New Year with Sounds Like Radio.  We've got some fun songs & The Great Gildersleeve's New Years show from 12/31/47.   A fun filled time with Your Humble Host.   Get out that bowl of chips and dip it's time for New Year's Snack Time!  Enjoy the festivities with us.
01:04:14
December 30, 2020
Vol. 5 Christmas Music & Gildy 12/24/47 too!
The Christmas Musical Extravaganza Vol.5 w/Great Gildersleeve Christmas Eve 1947 episode.  Some of the best Christmas music you’re ever going to hear.  Sounds Like Radio is back with more great Christmas music you may never have heard or only wished you could hear again and a Gildy to boot.  Please enjoy our efforts to make your Christmas a Merry One.    Your Humble Host asks you not to forget to listen to our Christmas stories we posted earlier of The Boy Who Laughed At Santa & Bootblack's Christmas, you're sure to like them.   You won't want to overlook them and they won't be around here for long.  
01:34:45
December 21, 2020
Christmas Music & Gildy 12/22/48 Vol 4 Christmas Sounds Like Radio Special
Sounds Like Radio Presents Vol. 4 of our Special Christmas shows featuring music galore, surprises & a Great Gildersleeve 12/22/48. episode where the Baby Saga comes to a conclusion on Christmas Eve.   It's a special Christmas program celebrating with a lot of rare music classics and just plain good music along with a very nice Gildy show.   Sit back and enjoy the show in your home or as you  drive your way thru Christmas shopping & festivities all with Sounds Like Radio's Vol. 4 Christmas Show.  
01:51:09
December 16, 2020
Christmas Special Vol. 3 Music Galore & Gildy 12/15/48
Welcome to our Christmas Extravaganzy (as Grandpa says) Volume 3!!   Christmas music like you don't hear anymore and also The Great Gildersleeve goes Christmas shopping from 12/15/48.   It's a Time To Be Jolly all this month with Sounds Like Radio and Your Humble Host, hear now the Joys of Christmas.
01:48:04
December 9, 2020
Sounds Like Radio Vol 2 of Christmas Music & Gildy-12/8/48 Christmas Music Galore, A Very Special Special
Ring them chimes and get out the egg nog and celebrate Christmas with Vol.2 of Sounds Like Radio's Christmas Specials!!   Christmas Music, Music and more Christmas music you may never have heard and of course featuring The Great Gildersleeve 12/8/48 show.   As the Baby Saga approaches it's conclusion when Gildy discovers that Christmas presents are missing in his house!  YIPE!   Enjoy another Gildy Christmas episode and sit back and really enjoy the Christmas music we have for you!
01:35:44
December 3, 2020
Christmas Time Special #1 Mirth, Music & Gildy Goes Christmas Shopping from 12/10/47!
Celebrate Christmas with our 1st Sounds Like Radio Christmas Special!!  Our favorite time of year is here, time for the greatest Christmas music you'll ever hear.    Including some rare stuff you may never have heard before and of course The Great Gildersleeve 12/10/47 Christmas show!   Settle back, trim that tree, put on your Christmas sweater and enjoy the sounds of Christmas the way you've not heard before.   
01:29:45
November 27, 2020
Sing On Top of Spaghetti & Hear Johnny Appleseed Story on this Vast Library of Sound Vol. 6
A Vast Library of Sound Edition Vol. 6 of Sounds Like Radio returns for you.   Hear now & enjoy the story and song of Johnny Appleseed & you won't want to miss singing along with the kid classic On Top of Spaghetti!!    A real entertaining & fun show for all.  
27:50
November 11, 2020
Epis. 41 Goodies With Helen, Sophie, Bing, Arthur & Gildy 12/1/48
Episode 41 is full of good stuff for everyone!!  Helen O'Connell wonders why Bing smiles at the sun as Arthur Godfrey wants you on a desert island but Sophie Tucker tells them all with your life you can do as you will.   Now that's jam packed, ain't it?   Oh, and there's the next Great Gildersleeve episode from 12/1/48 too!    OK, your Humble Host is set and ready to listen with you.
52:34
November 5, 2020
Epis. 40 Gildersleeve 11/24/48 & Great Sounds of Bing, Grandpa, Peggy Lee, Satchmo & Mr. Las Vegas. Sounds Like Radio walapalooza!
Episode 40 of Sounds Like Radio brings your Humble Host back with the Great Gildersleeve 11/24/48 & great music from Peggy Lee, Bing Crosby, Satchmo, a visit from Grandpa with a stroll thru town and last but not least Mr. Las Vegas himself.   For a real treat listen to Sounds Like Radio, back in classic form like you've come to expect.   (Oh, and yes, I now know what Sans Souci is.)
48:27
October 28, 2020
Epis 39 Great Gildersleeve 11/17/48 & Jaye P Morgan, Tom T Hall, Dean Martin, The Browns & Dinah Washington! Wowzers!
Sounds Like Radio is back!  Episode 39 features Great Gildersleeve 11/17/48 and the exciting sounds of Jaye P Morgan, Tom T Hall, The Browns, Dean Martin & even Dinah Washington shows up to sing a goodie.   The whole show is goodies for you!  Enjoy it with Your Humble Host.
54:42
October 8, 2020
Vast Library of Sound Vol. 3 Jean Shepherd's Unforgettable Night!
Your Humble Host returns with another delve into the Vast Library of Sound, the Jean Shepherd Editions.   This is an eerie one, a strange one, it's Jean Shepherd's Unforgettable Night & it will now be yours too!    From an original vintage 9/4/74 recording hear now, Inside Jean Shepherd!!
38:01
October 1, 2020
LIbrary of Sound Vol. 2 Jean Shepherd's Tale of The Cut-Off Finger!! Vintage Recording of 1973 and 1974
Your Humble Host is back with another treasure from our Vast Library of Sound.  Here we're going to listen to a classic Jean Shepherd Radio show where he tells all about finding a horrible thing in the trash from the back of Dr. Slicker's office.   Grab your seats and hold your sides, this is a funny story and it's one of my favorite Jean Shepherd programs.    If you like it let me know and I'll play more Shepherd shows here in the future.   But for now, sit back and enjoy!
44:39
September 26, 2020
A Ray Bradbury Story: "Marrionettes, Inc."
And now for something a little different from the Vast Library of Sound. Here Burgess Meredith reads "Marionettes, Inc." an album I first heard and have always remembered since the 1970's.  I think you're going to like this.
23:20
September 19, 2020
Episode 38 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 9/12/48 w/Louis Prima, Burl Ives, Mel Torme & Jane Morgan & Your Humble Host
Episode 38 has Louis Prima jumpin', Burl Ives wonderin', Mel Torme's dreamy song, Jane Morgan sings Gildy style & Your Humble Host enjoys it all along with Great Gildesleeve 9/12/48.   You enjoy it too.
50:58
September 14, 2020
Episode 37 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 11/3/48 with 2 Jimmy's, Jimmies Rodgers & Jimmy Dean & Bing Crosby & Patsy Cline with Your Humble Host
Episode 37 of Sounds Like Radio the 2 Jim's, Jimmie Rodgers & Jimmy Dean along with Patsy Cline & Bing Crosby all join together to listen to The Great Gildersleeve 11/3/48 broadcast.  A real plot twister here too on Gildy!
47:50
September 14, 2020
Episode 36 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 10/27/48 with Blossom Dearie, Carson Robison, Dean & BING all here with Your Humble Host
On Epis. 36 The plot thickens on the Great Gildersleeve 10/27/48 and Carson Robison realizes a life reality, Blossom Dearie says some other time, Bing Crosby wonders when & Dean Martin says some day.  They all stop by to brighten the festivities on another winning episode of Sounds Like Radio with Your Humble Host.
45:44
September 14, 2020
Epis. 35 Here we have a really neat show with some really great music & Gildy 10/20/48 it's Your Humble Host's Sounds Like Radio!
Episode 35 Sounds Like Radio:  Peggy Lee's Back!! & gives her opinion as you'll hear Phil Harris sing a song you won't ever forget.  Then Bing sings a real goodie to make a difference & even Vic Damone sings the theme from An Affair To Remember!  All gather to hear Your Humble Host and another classic funny from The Great Gildersleeve 10/20/48.  Enjoy friends.
51:16
September 14, 2020
Episode 34 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 10/13/48 with FRED MERTZ singing!, young Judy Garland rouses things and Dean Martin & Nat Cole round it all out with Your Humble Host
Episode 34 Sounds Like Radio As Bill Frawley (Fred/Bub) Returns for another great number then a young Judy Garland sings a rare goodie as Dean Martin and Nat King Cole get cool with us.  As we all listen to The Great Gildersleeve 10/13/48.  Oh This Is A Goodie!
47:38
September 14, 2020
Episode 33 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 10/6/48 w/Betty Boop!!, CRAZY GUGENHEIM talks & sings with Your Humble Host, a Bing Crosby-Burl Ives duet, Ella Fitzgerald too
Episode 33 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 10/6/48 As Crazy Gugenheim stops by to talk w/Your Humble Host and sings!  And more Fantastic musical sounds from Betty Boop, a Bing Crosby & Burl Ives Duet & even Ella Fitzgerald stops by to sing a truly beautiful song.  Your Humble Host once again does double duty as I get to imitate Crazy Gugenheim.
52:34
September 14, 2020
Episode 32 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 9/29/48 with Nancy Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Louis Jordan & Your Humble Host
Episode 32 Sounds Like Radio as Nancy Sinatra sings a movie classic, Dean Martin removes chains, Bing Crosby scats like a mad man & Louis Jordan's Moe's all stop by to sing sing sing & listen to Great Gildersleeve 9/29/48 with Your Humble Host!
49:25
September 14, 2020
Episode 31 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 9/22/48 with the bewitching Peggy Lee!, Ted Lewis, Tex Williams, Sarah Vaughn & a great ad with Your Humble Host
Episode 31 Sounds Like Radio  Peggy Lee tells Your Humble Host what she thinks of him on Episode 31 Sounds Like Radio along with Ted Lewis, Tex Williams & Sarah Vaughn who all stop by to sing & listen to The Great Gildersleeve 9/22/48!
48:43
September 14, 2020
Ep 30 Gildersleeve 9/15/48 & Mills Bros, Kojak, Bing, Jo Stafford, Your Humble Host all Packed In 1 Show!
Episode 30 Sounds Like Radio with some really neat music and unusual stuff to boot.  Mills Brothers in stereo, Kojak sings!, Bing goes cowboy and Jo Stafford rounds it out with a smooth one.  They're all here along with The Great Gildersleeve 9/15/48 and Your Humble Host.
48:28
September 14, 2020
Episode 29 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 9/8/48. More really great music from Jimmy Dean, Judy Garland-Bing Crosby fun duet, Dean Martin & Fred Astaire with Your Humble Host
Episode 29 Sounds Like Radio A Fully packed episode with the great Jimmy Dean, a Bing Crosby & Judy Garland duet getting each other where they want them, Dean Martin's Baby, Fred Astaire on his own along with The Great Gildersleeve 9/8/48 new season start!   I told you a lot was happening.
50:05
September 14, 2020
Episode 28 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 6/2/48 with a RARE New Ink Spots song, Eddie Arnold, Doris Day, & Jimmy Durante all here with Your Humble Host
It's another full tilt show in Episode 28 as the New Ink Spots sing from my ancient album, Eddie Arnold wonders about his world, Doris Day sambas and Jimmy Durante sees old age a little different.  They all stop by to visit with Your Humble Host and listen to the 6/2/48 episode of The Great Gildersleeve!
45:47
September 14, 2020
Episode 27 Sounds Like Radio is in the money with Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Jo Stafford & The Great Gildersleeve 5/26/48 with Your Humble Host
Episode 27 Sounds Like Radio is all about the money, ask Bing, Dean Martin and Jo Stafford, well, she's waiting for better luck.  A Great Gildersleeve 5/26/48 show all about folks talkin' assumin' and Your Humble Host is here to see it all through.
40:52
September 14, 2020
Episode 26 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 5/19/48 Get set for a biggie with Sophie Tucker, Bobby Darin, Peggy Lee, Bing & Your Humble Host
Episode 26 is loaded!  Hear some really unforgettable music.  Sophie Tucker teaches a life's lesson, Bing Crosby sings the one song that turned me into a fan for life, Peggy Lee then duets with a cheery song and Bobby Darin sells some flowers.   And in between is The Great Gildersleeve 5/19/48 episode.  
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September 14, 2020
Episode 25 Sounds Like Radio: Relax with Dinah Washington, Slim Whitman, Burl Ives Your Humble Host and The Great Gildersleeve 5/12/48
Episode 25 Sounds Like Radio now features even more great music along with a Great Gildersleeve 5/12/48!   Dinah Washington counsels us to relax, Slim Whitman remembers you and Burl Ives tells of the woes being in-between.  Your Humble Host is thrilled with everyone
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September 14, 2020
Episode 24 Sounds Like Radio: Great Gildersleeve 5/5/48 & Helen Ward, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong & more with Your Humble Host
Episode 24 Sounds Like Radio: Hoagy Carmichael, Helen Ward, Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong all stop by Your Humble Host to go fishing chew some gum and listen to Great Gildersleeve 5/5/48 edition.  You can't miss Helen Ward's great number here!
43:60
September 14, 2020
Episode 23 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 4/28/48 sees Etta James and Nat King Cole joining in with some fantastic sounds!
Episode 23 Sounds Like Radio:  The moving Etta James and smooth old Nat King Cole all drop in on Your Humble Host to enjoy The Great Gildersleeve 4/28/48 edition!  
39:36
September 14, 2020
Episode 22 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 4/21/48 and Some Great music from Bing & Satchmo and the Ink Spots with Your Humble Host.
Episode 22 Sounds Like Radio sees Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong singing about their sweet tooth and the Ink Spots hire a secretary.   This one's a lot of fun, join in and enjoy with Your Humble Host and the Great Gildersleeve's 4/21/48 show!
41:36
September 14, 2020
Episode 21 It's ladies night on Sounds Like Radio with a likeable Helen O'Connell & J.P. Morgan's walk & a Great Gildersleeve 4/14/48 with Your Humble Host
Episode 21 Sounds Like Radio sees Helen O'Connell asking if we like watching JP Morgan walk?   We do as long as she sings first, it's ladies night along with The Great Gildersleeve 4/14/48 and a smiling Humble Host.
38:42
September 14, 2020
Episode 20 goes Yodelin' Crazy with Great Gildersleeve 4/7/48 along with an Al Jolson favorite on Sounds Like Radio with Your Humble Host
Episode 20 Sounds Like Radio: Yodelin' Slim & Al Jolson drop by to visit Your Humble Host & listen to the Great Gildersleeve 4/7/48 edition.  These 2 songs are unbelievable and even Your Humble Host gets in some Roy Rogers style yodellin' !
38:34
September 14, 2020
Episode 19 Sounds Like Radio as Bing & Rosie Clooney teach love and a french poodle helps out with Great Gildersleeve's 3/31/48 show with Your Humble Host
Sounds Like Radio Episode 19 sees Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney & a French Poodle all stopping by to visit Your Humble Host for a 3/31/48 Great Gildersleeve show to teach Marjorie about love!
37:53
September 14, 2020
Episode 18 Sounds Like Radio wows with the hot Julie London and Bing Crosby gets dangerous with Great Gildersleeve 3/24/48 with Your Humble Host
Episode 18 Sounds Like Radio has Great Gildersleeve 3/24/48 and the too hot to handle Julie London along with dangerous Bing all with Your Humble Host to cool things off.
38:50
September 14, 2020
Episode 17 Sounds Like Radio is excited to go feudin' & Fussin' with Dorothy Shay & Bing Crosby saddles up for the Great Gildersleeve 3/17/48 with Your Humble Host galloping along.
Episode 17  sees Dorothy Shay singin' a classic and Bing Crosby jingles his spurs as we all go feudin'.   Then it's time out for Great Gildersleeve's 3/17/48 show on Sounds Like Radio all spurred along by Your Humble Host!
40:38
September 14, 2020
Episode 16 Sounds Like Radio with a special song from Fred Mertz himself & Sinatra gets 1 in too. Great Gildersleeve 3/10/48 all with Your Humble Host
Episode 16 Sounds Like Radio features a cut from Bill Frawley's (Fred/Bub) original rare album and Sinatra gets a song in too with Great Gildersleeve 3/10/48 and all proudly presented by Your Humble Host!
39:18
September 14, 2020
Episode 15 Sounds Like Radio sees everyone (except Leroy) in a Party Mood! Great Gildersleeve 3/3/48 and party music with Your Humble Host
It's time to Partay on Sounds Like Radio Episode 15 as Dinah Washington & Gene Watson join forces for their own versions of a party.  It's party time for Great Gildersleeve 3/3/48 and even for Your Humble Host.   Where's my noise maker?
40:03
September 14, 2020
Episode 14 Sounds Like Radio is a special one as we get a personal visit from Grandpa!! Great Gildersleeve 2/25/48 & Your Humble Host does double duty.
Episode 14 of Sounds Like Radio is a special one, because Your Humble Host does double duty as Grandpa pays a visit and sings a couple of songs.  We all shed a few tears but stop long enough to listen to The Great Gildersleeve 2/25/48 edition.   (I get to do my Grandpa imitation here!!)  Join the fun.
40:32
September 14, 2020
Episode 13 Sounds Like Radio finds Patsy Cline & Willie Nelson in a duet & Jane Morgan gets in on the act with Great Gildersleeve 2/18/48
Episode 13 Sounds Like Radio Great Gildersleeve 2/18/48 sees Patsy Cline & Willie Nelson in a really unforgettable duet then Jane Morgan enters to teach Gildy how to sing.   As Your Humble Host enjoys it all, you will too!
39:60
September 13, 2020
Episode 12 Sounds Like Radio We go Hamburger Happy as we see clearly with glasses, so does Gildy. Great Gildersleeve 2/11/48 & Your Humble Host
Your Humble Host craves a good solid burger and finds out where's the beef.  Meanwhile Bing Crosby & John Conlee both see better with glasses and so does the Great Gildersleeve in this 2/11/48 show all on Episode 12 of another classic Sounds Like Radio.
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September 13, 2020
Episode 11 Sounds Like Radio sees Bing Crosby & Al Wilson team up in this one with Great Gildersleeve 2/4/48 & Your ever Humble Host!
Bing sings of being cock-eyed when he spots Al Wison's sneaky snake.  It's all on Episode 11 Sounds Like Radio with Great Gildersleeve 2/4/48 and as always along for the ride, Your Humble Host!
39:33
September 13, 2020
Episode 10 Sounds Like Radio Bing is driving himself crazy with Dinah Washington's all new mix of a rockin' classic of hers. Great Gildersleeve 1/28/48 & Your Humble Host
Episode 10 Sounds Like Radio is Another real goodie as Bing and Dinah Washington drive themselves crazy wondering Is You Is Or Is You Ain't?   But then we settle down for Great Gildersleeve's 1/28/48 show along with our very own Humble Host to enjoy the festivities!
45:47
September 13, 2020
Episode 9 Sounds Like Radio thinks of school days and a teddy bear, a couple musical clues & Great Gildersleeve 1/21/48 as Your Humble Host presents.
A really nice song from a nice lady and a swinger from Louis Jordan all featured in this Episode 9 of Sounds Like Radio with The Great Gildersleeve 1/21/48 edition and the intriguing comments from Your Humble Host.
41:30
September 13, 2020
Episode 8 Sounds Like Radio has a date with an angel who loves candy & cake. Find out what all that mystery is about along with The Great Gildersleeve 1/14/48 & Your Humble Host
Episode 8 features some really cool music you never hear anymore.  The kind we love.  You'll love it too with your date who loves candy and cake.   A couple clues to our music and we all listen to The Great Gildersleeve 1/14/48 edition with Your Humble but Happy Host.
38:34
September 13, 2020
Episode 7 Sounds Like Radio with Dean Martin & Bing Crosby along with Great Gildersleeve 1/7/48 & Your Humble Host
Episode 7 sees Dean Martin & Bing Crosby both drop by to visit Your Humble Host on Sounds Like Radio's Great Gildersleeve 1/7/48 Edition!
41:33
September 13, 2020
Episode 6 Sounds Like Radio You say you got trouble? Listen to Connie Stevens & the trouble man as they enjoy a Great GIldersleeve 12/17/47 and Your Humble Host!
Another rip-snorter of an episode for Sounds Like Radio #6 with the luscious Connie Stevens, the original man with trouble & the Great Gildersleeve from 12/17/47 and as always the snappy patter of Your Humble Host.    I got 16 reasons to listen so will you after you hear.
40:03
September 13, 2020
Episode 5 Sounds Like Radio features Jiminy Cricket & Hawaiian style Andy Williams, Great Gildersleeve 12/3/47 & Your Always Humble Host
Another great episode featuring music you just don't hear anymore.   Episode 5 has Jiminy Cricket & Andy Williams singing their little hearts out along with a Great Gildersleeve from 12/3/47 and Your ever Humble Host's comments!
38:42
September 13, 2020
Episode 4 Sounds Like Radio with The Great Gildersleeve 11/19/47 & the wonderous Peggy Lee in a real smokin' show!
Episode 4 is really smokin' with the smoldering Peggy Lee & the 11/19/47 broadcast of The Great Gildersleeve along with the clever commentary of Your Humble Host!
35:46
September 13, 2020
Episode 3 Sounds Like Radio with Phil Harris, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole The Great Gildersleeve 11/12/47 & Your Humble Host
On Episode 3 you'll hear some really neat music from Phil Harris and a duet with Dean Martin & Nat King Cole along with The Great Gildersleeve 11/12/47 and the always entertaining patter of Your Humble Host.
40:06
September 13, 2020
Episode 2 Sounds Like Radio Features Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire along with The Great Gildersleeve 11/5/47 & Your Humble Host
This is the 2nd Sounds Like Radio Podcast, featuring the great sounds of Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, The Great Gildersleeve 11/5/47 and your ever present Humble Host.
39:32
September 13, 2020
Episode 1: Sounds Like Radio Begins! Great Gildersleeve 10/22/47 & Gene Autry & Bing Crosby all join Your Humble Host in this 1st Podcast!
This is the first Podcast episode of Sounds Like Radio it features Great Music and the Great Gildersleeve in every episode along with the Snappy Patter of Your Humble Host.   Please enjoy these as much as I do in putting them together.   Future episodes will be featuring more music along with a Great Gildersleeve episode.   This 1st Sounds Like Radio features the 10/22/47 broadcast of The Great Gildersleeve and fun music to start the Ring Dang Do off.
40:53
September 13, 2020