Vancouver Top 40 Radio
Links to Other Sites of Interest


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.

C 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.

Puget 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.

Red Robinson's 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.

Vancouver 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 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 - currently offline. Brian Walks is currently rebuilding his site and hopefully it will re-emerge in the near future with a new web address. The site is dedicated to the history of radio and television in Greater 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 - 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.

Motor City Radio Flashbacks - A 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.

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.

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