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We Gather Together Thanksgiving 2006 Program - http://americanpublicmedia.publicrad...ver_the_river/

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A one-hour Thanksgiving special of music and spoken-word featuring Garrison Keillor, the Hopeful Gospel Quartet, and the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers recorded live in concert at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, November 2005.
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Giving Thanks with Host John Birge - 2007 Program - http://americanpublicmedia.publicrad...giving_thanks/

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Special Thanksgiving broadcast hosted by John Birge, Giving Thanks combines traditional fare with unexpected delights. With music and stories for Thanksgiving, Giving Thanks offers a thoughtful reflection on the meaning of the holiday.
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Little Steven's Underground Garage

For those with Sirius Radio (also on Dish Network – 6025). Select commercial broadcast stations also carry a syndicated version of Little Steven’s Underground Garage. If you know of one in your area, list it here with times and a listen link!

Meanwhile, in the archives (free membership required), scroll down for Thanksgiving Shows by Episode numbers.

Little Steven’s Underground Garage Thanksgiving shows! Free membership required.

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11.30.2003 Episode 87: Thanksgiving
2004: Episode 138: Thanksgiving
2005: Episode 190: Thanksgiving ’05
2006: Episode 242: Thanksgiving ’06
2007: Episode 294: Thanksgiving ’07 (Weekend of November 16 – November 18, 2007)
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Our favorite Thanksgiving OTR is a 1946 Jimmy Durante/Garry Moore show in which they perform the "Thanksgiving Pilgrim Opera," a comical retelling of the John Alden tale in verse, with appropriate orchestral accompaniment. It's become a Thanksgiving tradition in our house! It's available here on Archive.org:

http://www.archive.org/details/Jimmy...rry_Moore_Show
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'American Routes' has been in my top five all time favorite radio programs since it debuted in April 1998!

Each two hour show is available in one hour increment streams. Playlists are shown with listen links.

November 25th, 1998 - http://americanroutes.publicradio.or...5/thanksgiving
November 21st, 2001 - http://americanroutes.publicradio.or...ilies-of-music
November 23rd, 2005 - http://americanroutes.publicradio.or...v-thanksgiving
November 14th, 2007 - http://americanroutes.publicradio.or...6/harvest-time
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100 OTR Thanksgiving Holiday Shows are available at Archive.org

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1935-10-06 NBC Cavalcade Of America - 001 No Turning Back
1937-11-28 NBC Jack Benny Show - Jack Cooked The Turkey
1938-11-24 NBC Good News Of 1939 - Thanksgiving Program With Andy Hardy Movie Cast
1939-11-19 NBC Jack Benny Show - Jack Buys An Ostrich For Thanksgiving
1939-11-22 CBS Dr. Christian - 055 Prelude To Thanksgiving
1939-11-23 NBC Good News of 1940 - Here Comes The Pilgrims
1940-01-23 NBC Cavalcade Of America - 171 Tisquantum: Strange Friend of the Pilgrims
1940-11-18 NBC Burns and Allen - Thanksgiving
1940-11-21 NBC Maxwell House Coffee Time - Thanksgiving
1941-11-09 CBS Columbia Workshop - Psalm For A Dark Year
1941-11-16 NBC The Great Gildersleeve - 012 Serviceman for Thanksgiving
1941-11-23 NBC Jack Benny Show - 422 Thanksgiving Day Dinner
1942-11-17 CBS Burns and Allen - Gracie Buys A Live Turkey
1942-11-22 NBC The Great Gildersleeve - 057 Thanksgiving B Ration Book
1942-11-22 WLW The Fountain Of Fun - Turkey Rationed
1942-11-23 NBC Cavalcade Of America - 306 Feast from the Harvest
1943-01-11 CBS Screen Guild Theater - 126 Holiday Inn Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore
1943-11-08 CBS The Roma Wine Show - Thanksgiving
1943-11-19 NBC Amos 'n Andy - Turkey Trouble
1943-11-21 NBC Jack Benny Show - Jack Dreams He Is A Turkey
1943-11-22 NBC Cavalcade of America - 0358 Soldiers Of The Soil
1943-11-24 CBS Music from The House of Squibb - Betty Mulliner
1943-11-24 NBC Lights Out - Chicken Heart
1943-11-25 NBC Abbott & Costello - Thanksgiving Dinner Party
1943-11-25 NBC - Soldiers In Greasepaint U.S.O. 161 V-Disc B - Band and Field Music of the United States Military Acadamy - Turkey In The Straw
1944-07-xx 236 V-Disc B - Kay Kyser and his Orchestra - Shine On Harvest Moon
1944-11-19 Jack Benny (The Lucky Strike Program) - From Corona Naval Hospital
1944-11-19 NBC Life Of Riley - Turkey Hunt
1944-11-23 AFRS Command Performance - Thanksgiving Special
1944-11-23 BBC Winston Churchill - America's Thanksgiving Day
1944-11-23 MBS Answer Man - Thanksgiving
1944-11-23 NBC KPO - Thank You America
1944-11-25 Burns And Allen - Thanksgiving Clip
1944-11-26 NBC Jack Benny Show - How Jack And The Gang Spent Thanksgiving 1944
1945-11-18 ABC The Hallmark Charlotte Greenwood Show - Thanksgiving Without Turkey
1945-11-20 AFRS Bob Hope - From El Toro Marine Base, Joe E. Brown
1945-11-22 MBS Raising A Husband - Americans at Thanksgiving
1945-11-22 NBC Birds Eye Open House with Dinah Shore - Groucho Marx
1945-11-25 NBC The Great Gildersleeve - 186 The Football Game
1946-01-xx 564 V-Disc A - Frank Sinatra - Homesick, That's All
1946-04-xx 614 V-Disc B - King Cole Trio - Frim Fram Sauce
1946-11-22 CBS Jimmy Durante-Garry Moore Show - Thanksgiving Pilgrim Opera
1946-11-26 CBS The Mel Blanc Show - 13 Thanksgiving Party
1946-11-27 ABC Philco Radio Time - 007 Judy Garland
1946-11-27 NBC The Ford Show with Dinah Shore - Dennis Day
1946-11-28 WXYZ Challenge of the Yukon - Thanksgiving in the Wilderness
1947-03-06 CBS The Hallmark Playhouse - 053 Pete's Thanksgiving
1947-11-24 ABC Point Sublime - Big Crowd For Thanksgiving Dinner
1947-11-26 ABC Philco Radio Time - 045 Frankie Laine
1947-11-26 CBS News of the World - Morgan Beatty
1947-11-26 CBS The Jimmy Durante Show - Victor Moore
1947-11-27 CBS Casey, Crime Photographer - 213 After Turkey The Bill
1947-11-27 CBS The Hallmark Playhouse - 090 Why Keep Your Heart In Cold Storage
1947-11-27 MBS Family Theater - Home for Thanksgiving
1947-11-27 NBC Bing Crosby Kraft Music Hall - Dorothy Lamour
1947-11-27 NBC Elgin Holiday Special - 6th Annual Thanksgiving Show
1947-11-27 NBC The Eddie Cantor Pabst Blue Ribbon Show - 049 Thanksgiving Program
1947-11-28 NBC Joyce Jordan, MD - Thanksgiving Dinner
1947-11-29 NBC Life Of Riley - 0177 Thanksgiving at Gillises
1947-11-30 NBC Jack Benny Show - Turkey Trial Dream
1947-12-21 CBS You Are There - 010 The Sailing of the Mayflower
1948-11-13 CBS Jeff Regan, Investigator - Pilgrim's Progress
1948-11-21 CBS The Lum and Abner Show - Thanksgiving Dinner With Lum
1948-11-22 NBC Cavalcade Of America - 587 Us Pilgrims George Tobias
1948-11-25 AFRS - Elgin 7th Annual Thanksgiving Show
1948-11-25 CBS The Hallmark Playhouse - 023 Free Land
1948-11-25 NBC Sealtest Variety Theatre - John Lund, Donald O'Connor
1948-11-25 NBC The Aldrich Family - 439 Thanksgiving Dance Turkey Run
1948-11-26 NBC The Mary Lee Taylor Program - Turkey Chowder
1948-11-28 NBC Jack Benny Show - How Jack And The Gang Spent Thanksgiving 1948
1948-12-20 CBS Lux Radio Theater - Miracle on 34th Street Maureen O'Hara John Payne Edmund Gwenn
1949-11-22 CBS Life With Luigi - 062 Thanksgiving Celebration
1949-11-23 MBS Family Theater - 145 The Courtship of Miles Standish
1949-11-27 CBS Our Miss Brooks - Thanksgiving Weekend
1950-11-18 NBC Voices & Events - Thanksgiving
1950-11-21 NBC Cavalcade Of America - 675 The Stepping Stones
1950-11-22 CBS Harold Peary Show - Thanksgiving Play
1950-11-24 NBC The Adventures Of STo Buy USC UCLA Football Game Tickets 1950-11-24 NBC The Adventures Of Sam Spade - Terrified Turkey Caper
1950-11-26 CBS Jack Benny Program Presented By Lucky Strike - Jack Tries
1951-11-20 CBS Life With Luigi - 149 The Thanksgiving Dinner
1951-11-20 NBC Cavalcade Of America - 719 The Path of Praise
1951-11-21 NBC The Great Gildersleeve - 419 Thanksgiving With Mikey
1951-22 MBS Tarzan - The Story Of African Thanksgiving
1952-11-30 CBS Jack Benny Show - Thanksgiving Pilgrims
1954-11-21 WRCA - 37 Thanksgiving Day Edition
1955-03-01 CBS Suspense - The Screaming Woman
1955-11-27 CBS The New Edgar Bergen Hour - Benny's Trailer Court
1958-09-07 CBS Gunsmoke - Turkey Shoot
1958-11-27 CBS The Couple Next Door - 239 Live Turkey Delivered
1959-11-26 CBS The Couple Next Door - 498 Brownie The Turkey
1960-23 CBS The Couple Next Door - 756 Live Thanksgiving Dinner
1960-11-24 CBS Ma Perkins - Penultimate Episode
1961-11-23 CBS Bing Crosby Rosemary Clooney Show - 453 Thanksgiving
1968-11-24 WOR Jean Shepherd - Thanksgiving Turkey
1968-11-28 WLS Don McNeil's Breakfast Club - News and Thanksgiving Day Show
1972-11-23 WOR Jean Shepherd - Army Thanksgiving with news
1975-11-26 WOR The Little Things In Life - 083 The Free Turkey
1975-11-27 WOR The Little Things In Life - 084 The Real 1st Thanksgiving
19xx-xx-xx SYN Believe It Or Not- Thanksgiving Fast
19xx-xx-xx WBAI Jean Shepherd - The Bumpus Family
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