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[22 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 3,272 views]
OTR on your iPhone for free

Any regular visitor to First Arkansas News know the owner of this site is a major fan of old time radio (OTR).
The Weekend OTR series was launched shortly after this site was started, after all, and one of the more successful articles posted here was a story about Arkansas’ own Lum and Abner. As if that wasn’t enough, a new series was added a couple of weeks ago in the form of an entire section dedicated to the classic goodness known as OTR serials. Speaking of the serials section, we …

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[28 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 4,408 views]
Greg Bell — old time radio preservationist and all around good guy

If you listen to old time radio shows these days, there’s a very good chance you’re familiar with Greg Bell.
People catching their favorite old time radio episodes daily at 11 a.m. on Benton’s KEWI-690 AM know Bell as the host of When Radio Was. That nationally-syndicated program has been around for 30 years and Bell has been the host of it since 2007.
When Radio Was is a concept originally developed by Art Fleming, who launched the show on KMOX in St. Louis, stuck with it as it was syndicated nationally …