John Mayall, British Blues Artist Dies at 90

Musician John Mayall, often referred to the “godfather of the British blues,” whose bands of the late ’60s and early ‘70s featured some of the most notable rock instrumentalists of the era, died Monday at home in California, according to a statement posted by his family on his social media accounts. He was 90.

Radio Mans fave with The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys formed as a garage band centered on Brian's songwriting and managed by the Wilsons' father, Murry. In 1963, the band enjoyed its first national hit with "Surfin' U.S.A.", beginning a string of top-ten singles that reflected a southern California youth culture of surfing, cars, and romance, dubbed the "California sound"

Wednesday in Broadcast History .. July 24th

IT WAS JULY 24th .. when U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt (pictured) stopped in the middle of his 4th ‘Fireside Chat’ on national radio and asked for a glass of water, which he then sipped… When the melodramatic serial “Romance of Helen Trent” debuted on US midwest regional radio before becoming a CBS network staple three months later, and running daily for the next 27 years!… When NBC correspondent Edwin Newman became news anchor of the TV network’s ‘Today Show’…. ..and when the independent sales of three BC radio stations.. CJAT Trail. CJAV Port Alberni, and CKAY Duncan .. were approved by the CRTC. ALL the milestones for July 24th INSIDE.

Rob Grant: Kickin’ It On Air – The Sound Off Podcast with Matt Cundill

This week, I speak with Rob Grant from 101.5 Today Radio in Calgary

Weather Specialist, Kevin O’Connell, Retires After 24 Years With Global

Global Edmonton just announced that much-loved Weather Specialist, Kevin O’Connell, will be retiring at the end of this month. Kevin will deliver his last weather forecast during Global News Morning on Sunday, July 28.

Radio Mans fave with Johnny Preston

John Preston Courville, known professionally as Johnny Preston (August 18, 1939 – March 4, 2011),[3] was an American rock and roll singer, best known for his international number one hit in 1960