Here’s another great feature of Archive.org, a site I’ve mentioned before. They’ve got a great collection of classic radio programs. They say everything old is new again and I think that’s proven by the booming popularity of Podcasts both the fictional and non-fictional variety. Podcasts aren’t anything more than radio programs you get over the Internet. Generally with fewer commercial interruptions.
I think you’ll be surprised by the quality of old-school audio programming and the big-name stars that appeared. This site offers over 4,000 titles to choose from in every genre imaginable.
Just click on a show to see the list of episodes.
You’ll find a basic player with options to Play, Stop, and skip ahead. You can navigate in the recording by dragging the slider bar. Click the speaker icon to mute or unmute.
Scroll down and you’ll get a description of the program. Note the attribution. It explains how you’re allowed to use the program. In this case, you can download, listen, and share as long as it’s not for commercial purposes. So, you couldn’t sell this or charge people to listen to it.
To the right, you’ll find download options for listening offline.
I hope you have as much fun exploring this site as I did.