Welcome, Applewood KIA!

Scott Hazelton of Applewood KIA in Surrey and Langley is a major sponsor of Red Rock Diner on AM 650. Scott is a most affable man and a dedicated car dealer. The KIA line-up is most impressive. Welcome to the show, Scott!…

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Jack Kyle Rolls Home

[jwplayer player=”1″ mediaid=”4087″] Jack Kyle, one of Vancouver radio’s most well-known on-air personalities, has passed away. He was one of the leading deejays in the golden era of radio. He and Jack Cullen helped keep CKNW on top for years. They were true characters, but very talented. Kyle was an inspiration for me as he…

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Hudson Mack Signs Off, For Now

CTV Vancouver Island news anchor Hudson Mack is leaving this week. A true professional. What the hell… he is just 54, too young to retire! Being cynical about broadcasting in this day and age I hope the decision was his and his alone. The brilliant accountants who run radio might be thinking “hey, we can…

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Concerts At Sea Pics

Looking back at the Concerts at Sea cruise aboard the Caribbean Princess I can’t believe that I have been there and back. It was a 7 day cruise featuring Paul Revere and the Raiders, B.J. Thomas, The Cowsills, Mary Wilson of the Supremes and The Drifters. My friend Bill Holland sent me a group of…

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An Old Friend Finds A New Home

In clearing out some of my mammoth memorabilia collection from the theatre formerly known as the “Red”, I was left with a customized control board complete with tape machines, turntables and microphones. All were used during my nationally syndicated radio series Reunion. I sold the equipment to Gordon Sauck of Innovative Audio. His store/warehouse is…

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Meet Noah Bublé!

This is baby Noah Bublé here with me when he was only weeks old. I walked into Bruce Allen’s office to see Michael. There he was with his gorgeous wife and little baby. I told the proud papa that there is nothing like having your own child, and he totally agreed.  He then took Noah…

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Thanks, Jay Leno!

Jay Leno is always a gentleman and has taken the time every visit to the theatre that once bore my name, to talk with the entire staff and crew. I have known Jay over the years as he visited Vancouver and the Island over the decades doing stand-up. With February 8 being his final night hosting…

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