British Columbia Radio History - created by Jack
Bennest. Featuring a vast collection of pictures, articles, links, and
other online memorabilia concerning radio history in our province.
Canadian Broadcasting - comprehensive timeline of
broadcasting history, with capsulized histories of nearly every radio
and tv station across the country.
History of Metropolitan Vancouver - created by
This comprehensive site by Vancouver's eminent historian features
year-by-year chronologies, articles, quizes, photo archives, and much
Puget Sound Media
television history, news and information with emphasis on Seattle and
the Pacific Northwest. Be sure to check out those KJR jingles,
and much more.
RadioWest.ca - by Ted
Wendland. Featuring regional news concerning radio stations in western
Canada and U.S., especially the Pacific Northwest. Site includes
airchecks, jingles, surveys, and promos.
Red Robinson's Web Page - Vancouver's own
Red: Red Robinson Interview - This January
interview by Rick McGrath and Mike Quigley ties in nicely with the
subject matter of this web site. Originally published in The Grape,
Volumes 2, 3 and 4, 1972.
SPARC Virtual Radio Museum - by the Society for the
Preservation of Antique Radio in Canada. With a focus on Canadian
achievement in radio and communication, this museum website highlights
the comprehesive collection of the physical museum located in
Coquitlam, British Columbia. And online you can listen to vintage audio
on the SPARC broadcast program.
Broadcasters - by Gord Lansdell. Alphabetically listed
mini-bios of the radio and television broadcasters, past and present,
who have performed *on air* in Vancouver, British Columbia. Gord also
operates two companion sites. First, there's Northwest Broadcasters which has a
comprehensive listing of every radio and television station in the
Pacific Northwest along with recent news of events in the
broadcast industry. Second, there's Okanagan
broadcasters, along with news and history of that sunny region of our
Songs - by Brian Tarling whose well-researched book
presents the compiled
data from the different chart-series produced in Vancouver between
Sept. 1956 and Dec. 1978. The book lists 7,800 hits by almost 2400
Radio Museum - by Brian Walks. Dedicated to the history
of radio and television surrounding Vancouver. Contains historical
timelines, and individual galleries of photos devoted to the past of
our city's radio stations.
- Ray McGinnis launched this website after spending years researching
the performances of individual charted songs on Vancouver AM
radio stations and comparing them with their chart performances on
USA's Billboard Hot 100. Special attention is devoted to
memorable songs which gained high popularity in Vancouver but often not
3345.ca - This
allows you to explore one of Canada's largest collections of original
vinyl LPs, Eps and 45 rpm singles from the first twenty or so years of
the LP era: 1949-1970. Includes high-quality scans of the
original LP and EP covers, and listings for over 35,000 LPs, 3500 EP
covers and 35,000 45 singles.
- by David Gleason. A vast archive of resources and links, that
will keep you researching for several evenings, all charting the
history of American radio and television. Scans include complete
several vintage publications.
Alaska Jim's Music Charts - Extensive links
to music charts and polls throughout the world.
Bay Area Radio Museum - traces the
history of radio in the San Francisco Bay Area. Includes archival
broadcasts, historical documents, photographs, music surveys and other
Archive - Weekly Hot 100 songs dating from 1950s to the present.
Cash Box Top
Singles - The legendary Cash Box Magazine Charts.
Collected by Randy Price.
560.com - a.k.a Steve's
Railroads - Steven Geisler has put together an impressive site devoted
to Miami's WQAM. Included are surveys in both text form and as scans.
You'll also recognize many jingles from the PAMS "Sonosational" series
which C-FUN used here.
Way It Was - Links to charts and airchecks from stations in the Los
Angeles region, including station histories and tributes.
Lyrics World - This site contains an
ever-expanding collection of lyrics for rock and pop songs that charted
in the Top 40 from 1930 to 1999. You'll find the titles of over 11,000
songs, each listed under the year in which it charted along with the
peak chart position (Billboard, USA) and the artist who recorded it.
Motor City Radio Flashbacks
Detroit radio retrospective featuring collections of "Hits" lists,
Bumper stickers, Jingles, DJs, Sports Moments, Radio Replays and more.
Oldiesloon - featuring hit
parades charts and memorabilia from cities througout the USA, including
Los Angeles, Chicago and the Twin Cities.
Jukebox - Hear
the top songs from the
golden years of popular music plus more. Select a year or a genre and
enjoy listening to best songs of each.
The Reel Top 40 Radio Repository - The authentic
aircheck museum of classic Top 40 radio and the greatest radio of all
Scrapbook - Canada's Aircheck Archive - by Dale R.
Patterson. A huge collection that includes airchecks, jingles, and
articles from radio stations across Canada.