The Luck Of The Irish Runs Out

Vancouver’s 11th annual Celticfest has come and gone. This year my friend Alyn Edwards (who is Welsh) came up with a beautiful green 1955 T-Bird convertible for the annual parade. Riding with us was good friend Rich Elwood, the man who brought comedy to Vancouver with his Punchlines club in Gastown years ago. The turnout this…

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Happy Birthday, Mark Lindsay!

Paul Revere and The Raiders charted 24 hits on Billboard magazine’s top 100 between 1963 and 1973. The lead singer on hits such as Kicks, Hungry and Good Thing was the one and only Mark Lindsay.  In this fascinating photo Mark is next to Dick Clark. Paul Revere, wearing Spock ears, is on the far right…

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Fearless Freddie Signs Off

Years ago when I was Program Director at C-FUN someone asked me about Fred Latremouille. My response was “Once in a lifetime someone comes along with great talent, great looks and an all round professional who could do just about everything. But why did he have to come along in my lifetime?” It was a…

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