Bob Collins Audio Archives

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The first half hour of Bob’s first afternoon drive show, approximately 2-2:30pm. The segment includes Roy Leonard, Jim Loughman, Orion Samuelson and a clip from Bob’s very first WGN Radio show from April 1, 1974. (This segment is included as it exists on the tape. There are a few jumps in the recording where a newscast and some commercials were removed at some point in the past.) (6/1/1981) (24:37)

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Furtive Family of Fine Frogs (05:42)

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Tyrone F. Gendelman Radio Hour – Bob Talks to a guy who can call dogs (01.08)

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Bob talks about acting Carl Greyson (01.42)

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Bob struggles through an ad read for “Rex’s Cork & Fork” with Jim Loughman in the studio (01.30)

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Bob helps a listener with her beeping VCR (03.08)

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Bob and the morning crew on the Three Men and a Baby “ghost” (8/21/1990) (11:22)

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Turn Your Knob to Bob’s Christmas Special (12/25/1999) (55:12)

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Mother’s Day Tribute – Bob reads Lewis Grizzard column about calling your mother and plays an appropriate BJ Thomas song (5/8/1998) (07:25)

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Bob reads an essay from the Internet entitled “Things I’ve Learned as I’ve Aged” (from his final show-2/8/2000) (03.32)

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Remembering Bob – Production Director Todd Manley produced this tribute program to Bob from the archives and from calls received in the aftermath of Bob’s passing (2/12/2000) (1:35:18)

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Production director Todd Manley’s musical montage he appropriately entitled Bob’s Trilogy (04:27)

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