Paul Evans Honored

Paul Evans had a series of major hits in the early Sixties: After The Hurricane, Seven Little Girls Sitting In The Back Seat, and Hushabye Little Guitar to name a few. He also wrote hits for others. The beautiful new Woodstock Museum at Bethel Woods has just opened in Bethel, NY on the site where…

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June 1957 – new kid at CKWX

This photo was taken just 10 weeks after I joined CKWX. I am 20 and thrilled to be on CKWX which is about to increase its power to 50,000 watts, making it the biggest station west of Winnipeg and north of San Francisco. I love it because it means I can reach more listeners with…

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C-FUN Memories from Johanne

Hi Red, I was going through my trunk and found a high school essay I did in 1965 (or around there). You were kind enough to give me an interview, plus – to my thrill – allow me to answer phones as I was also a president of the Bobby Curtola Fan Club. Just for…

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Red Around Town: June 7

What a week at the Red Robinson Show Theatre. May 14th and 15th George Thorogood and the Destroyers brought the house to its knees. The all out rocker is a professional all the way. Just before hitting the stage, it was interesting to see the band gather around in a circle backstage like a football…

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Meet The Robinsons!

My daughters Kellie and Sheri¬†visited as I underwent cataract surgery recently. I usually spend the weekend at the theatre they named after me to introduce the visiting acts who appear on the stage at the theatre.¬† Due to my surgery I could not perform these duties so I asked Kellie (who is involved in media…

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An old friend says “hello”

Hi Red, When I was 13 years old, I listened to your radio show on CJOR every day. Being a spunky young teen, I gathered my courage and went down to the radio station with the hopes of meeting my hero, Red Robinson. You not only invited me into your studio, you encouraged me to…

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Red Around Town: May 31

We should have declared May 5-10 Anne Murray Week. Canada’s first lady of song appeared Monday night at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre to a sold out crowd. I was asked to emcee the show, and told the crowd that I had just found out that during this Coast to Coast one last time tour, the…

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Harvey Korman Passes

Comic actor Harvey Korman has died at 81. Korman was a regular on the Carol Burnett Show from 1967 through 1978 for which he won Emmy awards in 1969,1971,1972 and 1974. He also won a Golden Globe for his work on the series. The tall actor also appeared in Mel Brooks‘ Blazing Saddles playing the…

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Red Around Town: May 24

The Canadian Cancer Society‘s annual fund raiser at the Hotel Vancouver saw 500 guests attending the Diamond Ball, which raised an amazing $700,000. The event was co-hosted by two of CTV‘s best: Mike Killeen and Colleen Christie, who my spies tell me did a wonderful job of keeping the evening moving forward… Another local broadcast…

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