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.
Sound Radio - featuring news and
information, past and present, from
throughout the Pacific Northwest.
QZVX.com - formerly
Puget Sound Media. Broadcast history and
current affairs with emphasis on Seattle and the
Pacific Northwest. Check out those KJR and
- by Ted Wendland. Featuring regional news
concerning radio stations in western Canada and
U.S., especially the Pacific Northwest. Site
includes airchecks, jingles, surveys, promos and a
Legends - Vancouver's
own broadcasting legend, Red Robinson, sadly,
passed away April 1, 2023. Visit his web
page where you'll find a wealth of happy
memories. There are five links that will
take you either to Red's pages on Facebook,
The last of these takes you to the archive of
Red's many blogs and podcasts posted on his site
over the years.
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.
Museum Society - This one's not about radio
or broadcasting. Transit however, is also a
part of Greater Vancouver's history. View a
huge gallery of historical photos depicting
streetcars, interurbans and vintage buses, along
with an events calendar that includes upcoming fan
trips and excursions.
- 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.
Radio Museum - Brian
Walks is currently rebuilding his site and
hopefully it will re-emerge in the near future
with a new web address. In the meantime you
can enjoy the old site at the Wayback Machine
archive. Brian's 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, more Charts and
This huge internet
database is dedicated to the magic of the vinyl
seven inch single. Discuss, rate, review or simply
admire some of the 1,222,279 records, or help add some more.
- 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.
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.
- An extensive archive of the magazine
extending from the 1890s to the present day can be
found here at the World Radio History site.
and Its History - This page briefly
summarizes the history of broadcasting from the
early twentieth century to the present day of
Cash Box Magazine
- An extensive archive of this magazine from 1942
to 1996, including the charts can be found here at
the World Radio History site.
- 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.
World Radio History -
formerly American Radio History. A vast
archive of resources and links, that will keep you
researching for several evenings, all charting the
history of radio and television in the U.S.A.,
Canada and Europe. Scans include complete
issues of several vintage publications.