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Radio Mans fave with Yes

The song was released as an edited single in the US in January 1972 with "Long Distance Runaround", another track from Fragile, as the B-side.

Tuesday in Broadcast History .. October 4th

It’s the date when Victoria’s 2nd TV station, ‘The New VI’ signed on; when Gordon MacRae hosted and sang on radio’s very first ‘Railroad Hour’; and when two pioneering East Coast US radio stations aired game one of the first complete World Series to be broadcast. Bryant Gumbel began his run as co-host of NBC-TV’s Today Show; Barbara Walters became the first woman to co-anchor a network newscast (ABC); CBS premiered the TV shows December Bride, Playhouse 90 and Leave It To Beaver. CBC Vancouver telecast its first live hockey game, and CBC News aired the first show in the controversial ‘This Hour Has Seven Days’ series. Louis Armstrong and Pat Boone were headliners on CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show; and Blondie starring Penny Singleton made the move from comic strips and radio to the TV screen. ALL the milestones for Oct. 4th can be found INSIDE.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Monday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

Trump: “The Silent Majority Is Back”, Vote Them All Out, They Know If They Lose It’s Over

CHR/Top 40 Radio’s Music by the numbers, by Pat Holiday

Let's go through the Music Universes of the Top CHR/Top 40 radio stations in the U.S., and talk about them.

Radio Mans fave with Derek And The Dominos

Derek and the Dominos was an English–American blues-rock band formed in the spring of 1970 by guitarist and singer Eric Clapton, keyboardist and singer Bobby Whitlock, bassist Carl Radle and drummer Jim Gordon.

Monday in Broadcast History .. October 3rd

 James Herriot wrote “All Creatures Great and Small” which led to the successful BBC TV series.  On this day in 1938, rocker Eddie (Ray Edward) Cochran was born. Come inside and see who else was born... On this day in 1945, ten-year-old Elvis Presley made his first public appearance in a talent show at the Mississippi-Alabama Dairy Show, singing “Old Shep.” On this day in 1951, “The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! On this day in 1983, Vancouver’s CKNW AM 980 began broadcasting in AM Stereo, which didn't seem to last too long.... Come on Inside and read much more...

PSR’s 6 o’clock Sunday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

Force Satellite Communications Online, Narrative Shift In Full Force, Buckle Up

Radio Mans fave with Phil Collins

Philip David Charles Collins LVO (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor

Sunday in Broadcast History .. October 2nd

Born this date were Groucho Marx, Bud Abbott, Kelly Ripa, Don Maclean, Lorraine Bracco, and movie critic Rex Reed. The Lutheran Hour debuted on radio, as did The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (w/Basil Rathbone), The Cisco Kid, and the predecessor to the longrunning daytime radio soap Pepper Young’s Family. The Aldrich Family began a 4-year run on NBC-TV, Combat and Ben Casey had their premieres on ABC-TV, while The Twilight Zone and Edward R. Murrow’s celebrity interview show, Person to Person, got their starts on CBS-TV. Obituaries include Rock Hudson, Frank Lovejoy, Gene Autry, Lon Clark, Nipsey Russell, Harriet Nelson and Canadian bandleader Denny Vaughan. More milestones for Oct. 2nd INSIDE.

Trudeau Permits China’s Government To Influence Canadian Media, by Brad Salzberg

Canada’s spy agency CSIS has warned that China’s efforts to distort the news and influence media outlets in Canada “have become normalized.”

Vancouver Election: The One Council Decision That Should Determine How People Vote …Harvey Oberfeld

The present Vancouver Council was elected in 2018. In 2019 they hiked municipal taxes 4.5%; in 2020, 7%; in 2021, 5%; and this year another 5.7%. Well beyond inflation during those years!

NOAH OUT: Daily Show Host Leaving After 7 Years as host

“I’ve loved trying to figure out how to make people laugh even when the stories are particularly sh—y on the worst days,” Noah said. “We’ve laughed together, we’ve cried together.”

Radio Mans fave with Bob Seger and Jason Aldean

As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and The Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s, breaking through with his first album, Ramblin' Gamblin' Man (which contained his first national hit of the same name) in 1968.

Saturday in Broadcast History .. October 1st

A huge date in Canadian broadcasting, as the CTV network was born with stations from Vancouver to Halifax. CBC-FM also went coast to coast for the first time, and the CBC's Montreal station produced Canada's first colour telecast. Much More Music debuted on the country's cablesystems; Vancouver's CJOR moved down the dial to its longtime home at 600 KHz; Duncan BC got its own radio station as CKAY AM1500 debuted; the second national CBC radio network (The Dominion network) went dark as more national advertising migrated from radio to TV. STAR FM debuted with two transmitters in the Fraser Valley, and Calgary's CFXL AM1140 (successor to Top 40 powerhouse CKXL) transitioned to FM. In Nanaimo, CKEG AM 1570 moved from a country format to 'Feelgood Oldies.' And it's the birthday of radio tycoon Jimmy Pattison. Details of these, and Johnny Carson's first hosting of NBC's 'Tonight Show,' indeed ALL the October 1st broadcast milestones INSIDE.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Friday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

The World Is Not Getting Darker, The Veil Sheltering You From Reality Is Lifting

Radio Mans fave with Elton John

"Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" (sometimes written "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)") is a song originally recorded by English musician Elton John.

Friday in Broadcast History .. September 30th

It’s the birthdate of Johnny Mathis, Angie Dickinson, Fran Drescher, Eric Stolz, Jenna Elfman, DJ Chuck Chandler and country music’s Marty Stuart. The BBC finally started its own pop music station, and yet exactly five years later Radio Caroline resumed broadcasting its pirate radio servce. Vancouver’s 1410 AM radio station resumed using the C-FUN call sign it had given up for an ill conceived all-news service. The first World Series telecast was seen on the US East Coast, ‘Cheers’ and Red Skelton debuted on NBC-TV, ‘The Rifleman’, ‘The Flintstones’ and ‘Alias’ got started on ABC-TV; and ‘The Friendly Giant’ began its long run on CBC-TV. Obits for Sept. 30th include James Dean, Edgar Bergen, Mary Ford, Freddy Martin, Al ‘Jazzbo’ Collins, Monty Hall and Barbara Ann Scott. Come inside for the details and ALL the milestones for this date.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Thursday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

Another Piece Of The Storm Is Put Into Place, The Hunt Is On, Panic In DC

Hurricane Ian Knocks At Least 21 Radio Stations Off The Air, FCC Says

More than 20 radio stations are known to be off the air in Florida as Hurricane Ian’s impact is still being assessed.

Mira Laurence returns to broadcasting by joining the Ocean 98.5 in Victoria

Mira Laurence will be joining AJ in the mornings on the Ocean 98.5FM in Victoria

CKNW News Director Gord McDonald Retires after 33 years

Veteran broadcaster Gord MacDonald announced his retirement this morning on 980 CKNW.

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dead at 59

Coolio has died following a suspected cardiac arrest

Radio Mans fave with John Waite & Alison Krauss

Waite re-recorded the song with country/bluegrass artist Alison Krauss which appeared on her album A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection, and released it to country music radio in 2007

Thursday in Broadcast History .. September 29th

Born this date were Gene Autry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bryant Gumbel, Gwen Ifill, Madeline Kahn and MASH’s Larry Linville. The daytime radio game show Double or Nothing got its start on Mutual; Lowell Thomas (pictured) began his 46-year career of nightly radio news broadcasts; and the Adventures of Sam Spade began its Sunday night run on CBS Radio. Sgt. Preston of the Yukon, a radio hit, got its start on CBS-TV. Also premiering on the Tiffany network were the TV hits Designing Women, My Favorite Martian, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Alice, and The Judy Garland Show. Sept. 29th was also the date a number of ABC-TV hits debuted, including Love American Style, My Three Sons, Make Room for Daddy, thirtysomething, Macgyver and Grace Under Fire. And CBR-FM signed on for the first time at 102.1 on Calgary’s radio dial. ALL the milestones for this date INSIDE.nions” by Booker T & MG’s at #3. On this day in 2012, KZOK Seattle radio personality Donny Bonaduce received a painful bite on the cheek from a female fan who had asked for a kiss.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Wednesday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

Trump Confirmed, Nothing Can Stop This, Nothing, Believe!, Truth Is A Force Of Nature

Cody Malbeuf moves to Prince George mornings at 99.3 Rewind Radio

Cody Malbeuf will be taking over the reigns for the brand new REWIND MORNINGS WITH JEN & CODY.

Radio Mans fave with T. Rex

The band was initially called Tyrannosaurus Rex, and released four albums under this name—three psychedelic folk and one mellow psychedelic rock.

Wednesday in Broadcast History .. September 28th

William S. Paley (pictured), the founder of CBS was born this date, as was Ed Sullivan, the awkward host of early TV’s Sunday night variety blockbuster on CBS. Sept. 28th saw the first color telecast of a World Series game; The Giselle Mackenzie Show, Miami Vice, Hazel, and Dr. Kildare all made their debuts on NBC-TV, while the same network aired the finale of The Shari Lewis Show (with Lambchop.) CBS-TV aired M*A*S*H episode 100, and John Lennon was a guest deejay on New York’s WNEW-FM. Foster Hewitt described Paul Henderson’s summit-clinching goal against the Soviets, and The Beatles were heard for the first time in North America on the Murray the K radio show. Details and ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Tuesday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

Scare Event Being Pushed, Trump Messaging It’s Almost Time, Only At The Precipice

Chris Wallace’s New Show Plummets In Ratings

Chris Wallace’s new CNN show struggled to get any viewers during its Sunday debut, new ratings data shows, according to reports.