Induct Trooper into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Veteran Vancouver rockers Trooper are seriously overdue for induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame! After yet another year of being ignored by the selection committee, a group of their Vancouver supporters including me, AM650 morning show host Stirling Faux, 24 Hrs. columnist Joe Leary and WhiteRockSun.com editor Dave Chesney have combined their energy…

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Howie Mandel, George Thorogood At The “Red”

Howie Mandel came laughing. He took to the stage at the Red Robinson Show Theatre and took over our lives. I have not seen anyone play an audience like Howie. As a matter of fact all of us became part of his act and it was hilarious. Howie continues as a judge on America’s Got…

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B.B. King, Lewis Black At The “Red”

It has been busy at the Red Robinson Show Theatre with two sellout shows featuring B. B. King and comedic actor Lewis Black. Lewis Black filled the theatre with laughter and the expected profanity. He told me his mentors were George Carlin and Lenny Bruce. In his mind it is all about free speech and…

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Once A Good Guy…

I just came across these color photos from 1961 and 1962. The first photo was taken shortly after returning to Vancouver and CKWX in 1961. That is the CKWX control room in all its glory! I can’t believe how thin I was… but basic training in the U.S. Army will do it to you every…

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Sad News From Bobby Vee

Pioneering rock’n’roller Bobby Vee, who gave us Top 40 hits Rubber Ball, The Night Has A Thousand Eyes, Devil Or Angel, Take Good Care Of My Baby and many more, has revealed he has early stage Alzheimer’s disease. Please check Bobby’s website for more. You can also post your comments on Bobby’s blog. Here’s what…

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