Red Around Town: May 16

I can’t begin to tell you how stressful moving is. Carole and I just moved from Deep Cove to downtown Vancouver and Coal Harbour. In the midst of the move we flew to Cleveland and the Rock and Roll Hall of  Fame inductions. Returned home only to fly to Las Vegas for a wedding: Howard…

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We lose another radio great: Al Jordan passes

Al Jordan audio courtesy Owen Coppin Sad news today: the passing of someone special in my life. Al Jordan was one of the most gifted announcers ever to work in broadcasting in this country. (Click here for Dan Russell‘s tribute to Al… courtesy radiowest.ca) (Click here for Brian Lord‘s tribute to Al… courtesy radiowest.ca) When…

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Ted Reynolds dies, Garry Raible retires

It was the best of times in radio and television. Back in the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s Vancouver enjoyed a myriad of radio, television and print personalities… unlike today when a citizen is hard pressed to name 12 major personalities in our town from media. He covered it all in his long and illustrious career,…

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Mail: From Rock to Brock!

Dear Red, we have been fans of yours and your radio show for a long time. Your show and music are very special to lots of us out there. It is unfortunate that most radio stations have moved away from the music and real-time DJ programming. I go back to the days of Alan Freed…

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