Author Archives: Red

A Move To Portland, 1959

My thanks to Harbour Publishing and author Robin Brunet for permission to use this excerpt from Red Robinson: The Last Deejay. “But there was also a sense that Vancouver wasn’t changing fast enough, and as intangible as that feeling may have been, it was enough to compel Robinson in early 1959 to accept an invitation…

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Boo!

View this post on Instagram Boo! A post shared by Red Robinson (@redrobinson_1) on Oct 27, 2018 at 1:37pm PDT…

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Fred Latremouille magazine cover, 2000

View this post on Instagram I just found this old #Vancouver Lifestyles magazine with a great Fred Latremouille cover pic and @joeleary interview.This week in 1945, the legendary Vancouver #radio deejay was born in Nanaimo. Fred left us too soon in March 2015 at age 69. More: http://bit.ly/2JcRWYV A post shared by Red Robinson (@redrobinson_1)…

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Red at Kits Showboat, 1956

View this post on Instagram This was my first show at Vancouver's Kitsilano Showboat in 1956. A great venue that still exists today. We are only playing records, and look at the crowd! Shortly after this show I started bringing in bands. A post shared by Red Robinson (@redrobinson_1) on Oct 5, 2018 at 1:53pm…

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Checking The Mail At C-FUN, 1963

View this post on Instagram   This was one day’s worth of “mail” at C-FUN #Vancouver in 1963. Is the receptionist getting ready to throw something? Back then we dressed up to go to work in #Radio. At least I’m not wearing that jacket from last week that looked like a TV test pattern. #TBT…

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Terry Moore interviews Red on C-FAX, 2003

My friend Terry Moore passed away in Victoria yesterday. We have lost one of the radio greats. We worked together at CKWX where he hosted a talk show. Terry interviewed Kirk Douglas, George Burns, and so many other stars, and he truly loved to work. He was still on the air at C-FAX/Victoria at 82! He…

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