Happy 50th Anniversary, Carole!

Carole and I will have been married for 50 years on May 18. Where has the time gone? Someone told me this is our Golden Anniversary. Please send the gold to my address! All kidding aside, I feel blessed having met and married Carole and blessed with three children: Sheri, Kellie and Jeff. Sadly we…

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Radio In The Genes?

All grandparents are proud of their grandchildren. These photos show my grandkids at the Red Robinson Show Theatre sitting in front of the console where I worked for years. Aidan is 10 and Mazzy is 12. While looking at them sitting there I thought maybe they could do a radio show. I was just 5…

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Guitar Lesson From Eddie Cochran

What an honour to be on the May 2013 cover of the British music magazine Now Dig This. The cover photo features Eddie Cochran showing me how to play a guitar taken in 1957. The magazine highlights my interview with BBC announcer Spencer Leigh. It runs for 3 pages and has photos of myself with…

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Judy Collins on Global TV’s Morning News

Judy Collins came to Vancouver this week to perform at UBC’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. I had the pleasure of meeting Judy and talking with her at the Four Seasons Hotel. She has an engaging personality. We talked mostly about her music and her political activism over the years. I have always wanted…

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Looking Good On TheRush

It was formerly known as Urban Rush with Mike and Fiona. Mike Eckford left to co-host the Rock 101 morning show with Bro Jake. Fiona Forbes hosts the show and they invite a different co-host each week. I was a guest on today’s show and it was great fun. This week’s guest host Patrick Maliha…

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Word Of Mouth — Radio Personalities Meet

Twelve years ago Carole and I and Michael Godin started what is now called RPM — Radio Performers Membership. We started gathering at Brother’s restaurant in Gastown and moved around to different locations over the years including Planet Hollywood and the Bayshore. In those days each facility requested a guaranteed menu and parking was a…

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