Month: January 2016

  • I Am What I Play : Pat O’Day

    Carole and I joined Pat O’Day and his wife Stephanie in Bellingham last night for a showing of the Canadian documentary I Am What I Play. Pat’s story stood the test of time. The doc was basically about the transition period when rock switched from AM to FM. Only four deejays appeared in the film.…

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  • Buddy Knox & Jimmy Bowen, October 1957

    Back when rock was young I had the pleasure of being the MC for The Show of Stars at Vancouver’s Georgia Auditorium on October 23, 1957. The all-star cast included Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers, Fats Domino, The Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly and The Crickets, LaVern Baker, George Hamilton…

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