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Listen for FREE to the best shows from the Golden Age of Radio.

Radio Spirits presents its nationally-syndicated program When Radio Was which features a selection of Old Time Radio (OTR) shows and is hosted by Greg Bell.

Access an archive of recent shows.

Featuring great series such as Sam Spade, Jack Benny, Johnny Dollar, Fibber McGee and Molly, The Green Hornet, Life of Riley, and many others. An optional subscription service allows you to stream and download even more programs on-demand from our vast library of thousands of classic radio programs.

iOS background play allows you to listen while you do other things on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Fully integrated with iPod/audio controls.

AirPlay will allow you to stream the shows to your Apple TV or bluetooth speaker.

Runs on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad.

• Length of subscription 
1 Month Auto-Renewable Subscription: premium radio shows full access for 1 month 
3 Month Auto-Renewable Subscription: premium radio shows full access for 3 Months 
6 Month Auto-Renewable Subscription: premium radio shows full access for 6 Months 
12 Month Auto-Renewable Subscription: premium radio shows full access for 12 Months 
• Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
• Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
• Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and identify the cost of the renewal
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable

For more great Old Time Radio, be sure to visit www.radiospirits.com and listen to our Sirius XM RadioClassics channel 148.

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Version History

Launched Sep 13, 2010 (over 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every over 1 year, on average.

Oct 15
Version 3.0.2

- Even more free content!
- Minor bug fixes and enhancements

Nov 30
Version 3.0.1

- Performance improvements
- Minor bug fixes

Aug 14
Version 3.0.0

- Scrolled page view for a list of Episodes
- Syncing of subscription status with AppStore
- Minor performance fixes

Apr 18
Version 2.0.1

Bug fixes and minor improvements.

Apr 01
Version 2.0

This is a brand-new release with many new features including downloads for offline playback, multiple bookmarks, and easy access to related shows. We also offer an optional subscription plan that will give you thousands of episodes from hundreds of old-time radio series, all at your fingertips. You can also access a massive archive of When Radio Was episodes from the past ten-plus years. We hope you enjoy all that this new app has to offer!

Sep 27
Version 1.2

iOS 11 compatibile.
All ad banners removed.

Oct 08
Version 1.1

Even more shows available! Minor fixes

Sep 13
Version 1.0

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