Grace McCarthy Passes at 89

Grace McCarthy was a truly great force in British Columbia. Her passion for the province was incredible. She was one of the first female politicians In B.C. and she blazed a path for so many who followed. The late Roy Jacques commented that she had the best legs in the legislature. Very funny when you consider…

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Sir Roger Moore, 1927-2017

Sir Roger Moore replaced Sean Connery when he tired of the James Bond series. Roger had been very successful on British television with a couple of highly rated series including Ivanhoe and The Saint. He played the British secret agent in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. Roger became an ambassador for the United Nations which brought him…

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A Very Special West Fine Art Show

The West Fine Art Show was a very special event for Carole and I as they were saluting our late son Jeff. He never got the chance to achieve his dreams as Crohn’s Disease took his life at the age of 33. He was an outstanding kid with many hopes yet to be realized. It is a…

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Compare The Hits: Elvis and Pentatonix

This is a great new version of the song that stole Elvis‘ 1961 movie Blue Hawaii. Apparently it was written in a flash as they needed a song to end the movie. Appropriately, it was used as the closer for his 1973 worldwide telecast, Aloha from Hawaii. When I took a group of listeners to Nashville in 2001, we…

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Roy Orbison in Vancouver, 1963

#RoyOrbison and I are backstage at Vancouver's Garden Auditorium in 1963,for his first ever show in Canada. Notice he isn't wearing his trademark sunglasses. He needed them because his eyes were light sensitive. To this day I miss him. He was a treasure. #tbt #deejayred #redrobinson A post shared by Red Robinson (@redrobinson_1) on May…

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Elvis In Vancouver, 1957

August 31, 1957… #Elvis in his only Vancouver appearance. CJOR’s Bruno Cimolai on left, back of my head on the right! #tbt #elvispresley #elvislives A post shared by Red Robinson (@redrobinson_1) on Apr 26, 2017 at 8:54am PDT…

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CKWX Remote, 1957

Notice my blue suede shoes? This was a CKWX radio remote in Burnaby back in 1957. Those were my smoking days. Many fans showed up on foot but the real story was the line-up for gas. Oh the memories. #TBT A post shared by Red Robinson (@redrobinson_1) on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:25pm PDT…

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