Over the years, Roger has produced numerous radio specials and hosted his own nightly radio program.
During the 1970s, 80s and 90s, he was a frequent guest on "Conversations" with Marion Wroble, and Ron Della Chiesa's popular program, "MUSIC AMERICA", on WGBH-FM in Boston, Massachusetts. Roger presented segments on Shaker music, New England music, Popular songs, and his annual Oscar film music tributes, including his Sammy Film Music Awards.
In addition, Roger produced a monthly radio series titled, "Great American Songs," broadcast on another Boston area radio station. This series paid tribute to many great songwriters, such as: Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter and others.
Roger also hosted his own nightly four hour radio program on WBET titled, "IN THE MOOD", playing Big Band music and popular songs from the 1930s, '40s, and '50s.
Here are a few of his radio specials he presented on his nightly program called IN THE MOOD:
- Fifties Favorites -- Songs and Singers
- Top Ten Big Band Themes
- Top Ten Movie Songs and Scores
- Tributes to Hoagy Carmichael and Johnny Mercer
- Yankee Doodle Dandy -- World War II Musicals
Some of these programs are listed in his radio guide
with accompanying CD:
Remembering Radio: Great Songwriters and Singers