Rare Webster, Cullen Images

These are historic photos of Vancouver radio giants Jack Webster and Jack Cullen. Webster is shown here in his CKNW studio with comedian, late night TV talk host and Rat Pack member Joey Bishop. Joey is turning the tables on Webster by interviewing him. These were golden days in Vancouver radio where you would hear…

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Back When Batman Was FUN

Back in the halcyon days of radio and #1 C-FUN we tried to keep on top of all things in the pop world.  When Batman became a monster TV series, C-FUN’s promotion department went into overdrive. We decided that all superheroes deserved attention, so we created a contest with great prizes for anyone sending in…

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Al Jordan Family Photos, 1963

Oh, the memories of great days in the past! Al Jordan was my mentor and one weekend in 1963 Al invited Carole and I to join him, his wife Donna and the kids for a trip up the Sunshine Coast. In the first photo is Al with oldest son Randy, younger son Brook and daughter…

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Reditorial: What’s Wrong With Vancouver?

I was raised in Vancouver. Our city is under attack from the first dictatorship in living memory. They bring forth their agenda and pretend that this is what the people have requested. When David Pratt invited me on CKNW‘s Sports Talk show, I accepted. I voiced my opinion about bike lanes, the Georgia Viaduct, the…

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Nazareth At The “Red”

Hard rock group Nazareth came to the Red Robinson Show Theatre July 6. The band had played here before, and in many ways it was a homecoming. The group was formed in Scotland back in 1969. Dan McCafferty, Manny Charlton and the band put on a great show and had the audience on their feet…

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Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well… on Ganymede?

Some legends do not die, and some grow stronger as the years pass.  Buddy Holly is an example of a true legend continuing to have an impact in 2012.  The musical Buddy opens at the Stanley Theatre in Vancouver and will run through July. This is the most successful rock musical in history. It has…

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Perks At 75 — UFV Speech Video

In a lifetime there are moments that will live with you forever. Receiving a doctorate from the University of the Fraser Valley is one of those moments. Emceeing Elvis‘ 1957 show and the 1964 Beatles appearance, meeting John F. Kennedy in Portland during the 1960 Oregon primary, and being honoured by the Rock and Roll…

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Fred Latremouille Gets The “Fun Bug”

] ] Here is former C-FUN Good Guy Fred Latremouille at his P.E.I. waterfront home. Fred is wearing the special C-FUN Good Guy sweat that I provided him. It is my intention to give one to each of the former C-FUN team. I found the original artwork in my files and it was then and…

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