Cruisin’ The Caribbean

Carole and I and a party of 30 AM 650 listeners just returned from a 7 day cruise of the western Caribbean with stops in Cozumel, Belize and two other tropical locations. It was the 21st annual Concerts at Sea Where the Action Is cruise with Paul Revere and the Raiders, B.J. Thomas, Mary Wilson…

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Happy Birthday, Dal!

Dal Richards turned 96 on January 5. A party was held in his downtown loft and a few of us came out to salute this inspiration. Among the guests were Jimmy Pattison, broadcaster Dawn Chubai, Bard On The Beach artistic director Christopher Gaze, CBC’s Cecilia Walters and Rick Cluff, gossip guru Joy Metcalfe and a…

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Michael Bublé Voice Over Pic

Paul Airey from the Sound Kitchen sent me this photo, taken during my voice over work for the 3rd annual Michael Bublé Christmas Special. It was a treat to do this for NBC in the US and CTV here in Canada. Carole and I were privileged to be part of the studio audience as well…

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Another Great Gone: Phil Everly at 74

I am sitting here with tears in my eyes as the Everly Brothers were contemporaries of mine. To hear that Phil Everly had died on Friday brought forth many emotions. I first met them in 1959 in Portland (photo above) while at KGW. I interviewed them many times over the years when they appeared in…

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