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This Wednesday: a Tuned to Yesterday New Year's Eve special


"Tuned to Yesterday" is sending out 2014 with a bang with a New Year’s Eve special! This Wednesday night at 10 enjoy an hour of moments from some of your favorite old time radio shows to hear how they celebrated another year gone by.

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Jack Benny.

Golden age of radio comedians Jack Benny, Milton Berle and Fred Allen deliver some great New Year’s routines, and you’ll hear how the holiday was featured in dramatic shows like Ma Perkins, Wild Bill Hickok and Sherlock Holmes, as well as how celebrations were heard during wartime and on big band stages.

Host Mark Lavonier will be your guide through New Years' of yesteryear in this special broadcast of Tuned to Yesterday, Wednesday at 10 p.m. on WRVO.