St. Patrick’s Day On the Radio

Wishing you a happy and healthy St. Patrick’s Day with Irish sounds from Old-time radio, a great way to relax before reaching for the stout. And Sláinte!


Fred Allen‘s Town Home Tonight from March 17, 1937:

Enjoy The St. Patrick’s Day Parade with Burns and Allen on March 17, 1941:

St. Paddy’s Day on The Red Skelton Show from March 17, 1942:

Bing Crosby sings his favorite Irish songs:


From April 14, 1945, an episode of The Danny Kaye Show titled, “One Man’s Irish Family”:


“Irish Eyes Are Smiling” in this Screen Guild broadcast from March 11, 1946:


Judy Garland guests on The Bing Crosby Show for St. Patrick’s Day festivities on March 14, 1951:

Dennis Day, Ann Blyth and Barry Fitzgerald star in this Lux Radio Theatre presentation of “Top O’ the Morning” from March 17, 1952:


Have Gun Will Travel episode, “Irish Luck” from 1960:


Finally, more from Bing and his St. Patrick’s Day in music:

If vintage images are your thing, visit this tribute in pictures.

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