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.
Yum! I’ll be listening to some of these tonight. Thank you for compiling this collection, Aurora!
Hope you enjoyed them!