to Other Sites of Interest
Columbia Radio History
- created by Jack Bennest. Featuring a vast
collection of pictures, articles, links, and other
online memorabilia concerning radio history in our
VUE - Worldwide radio from the Sunshine
Coast of British Columbia. Classic Cool!
Retro Cool! Listen online. Operated by
the Sunshine Coast Radio Society, a non-profit
organization. ***Hear Dave McCormick's
Discumentaries Mondays 6pm Pacific Time
(Repeated Thursdays at 4pm).***
History of Canadian Broadcasting
- comprehensive timeline of Canada's broadcasting
history, with capsulized histories of nearly every
radio and tv station across the country.
History of Metropolitan Vancouver
- created by Chuck Davis. This comprehensive site
by Vancouver's eminent historian features
year-by-year chronologies, articles, quizes, photo
archives, and much more.
Les Vogt - Rock
'n' Roll Pioneer - devoted to the career of
one of Vancouver's first local rock and roll
stars. For a time he was king in this little
corner of the world. Known for his 1960 hit
"The Blamers" which
you can listen to here along with his other hits.
Puget Sound Media - Radio,
television history, news and information with
emphasis on Seattle and the Pacific
Northwest. Be sure to check out those KJR
jingles, and much more.
Sound Radio - featuring news and
information, past and present, from
throughout the Pacific Northwest.
- 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.
Web Page - Vancouver's
own broadcasting legend.
Rappin' With Red: Red Robinson
Interview - This January
1972 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.
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
- 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,
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
listing broadcasters, along with news and history
of that sunny region of our province.
Vancouver's Charted 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 artists.
Vancouver 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.
Vancouver Signature Sounds -
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 elsewhere.
Jingles, Airchecks, Oldies, Lyrics,
Collections, and more Charts
3345.ca - This
comprehensive database 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.
American Radio History - 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 issues of several vintage publications.
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 features.
Cash Box Top Singles
- The legendary Cash Box Magazine Charts.
Collected by Randy Price.
- a.k.a Steve's Radio and 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.
City Radio Flashbacks - A Detroit radio
retrospective featuring collections of "Hits" lists,
Bumper stickers, Jingles, DJs, Sports Moments, Radio
Replays and more.
- featuring hit parades charts and memorabilia
from cities througout the USA, including Los
Angeles, Chicago and the Twin Cities.
The Reel Top
40 Radio Repository
- The authentic aircheck museum of classic Top 40
radio and the greatest radio of all time.
Rock Radio Scrapbook
- Canada's Aircheck Archive - by Dale R.
Patterson. A huge collection that includes
airchecks, jingles, and articles from radio
stations across Canada.