Links to Other Sites of Interest

Regional

British Columbia Radio History - by Jack Bennest. Featuring a vast collection of pictures, articles, links, and other online memorabilia concerning radio history in our province.

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 - by Chuck Davis. This comprehensive site by Vancouver's eminent historian features year-by-year chronologies, articles, quizes, photo archives, 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.

Rainier Radio - operated by the Seattle Community College and devoted to the radio history of Seattle and the state of Washington. This site features vintage radio programs from Seattle's past, hundreds of jingles, and more.

Red Robinson's Web Page - Vancouver's own broadcasting legend.

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.

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 a companion site Northwest Broadcasters which has a comprehensive listing of every radio and television station in the Pacific Northwest. Also includes recent news of events in the broadcast industry.

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.

 

Jingles, Airchecks, Oldies, Lyrics, and more Charts

ARSA - The Airheads Radio Survey Archive - Over 3618 surveys covering 689 radio stations.

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 Includes archival broadcasts, historical documents, photographs, music surveys and other features.

Cash Box Top Singles - The legendary Cash Box Magazine Charts. Collected by Randy Price.

560.com - 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.

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.

Old Forty Fives.com - This incredible site contains several short Flash movies that you can click on then take a nostalgic journey through the Rock 'n Roll past of the Fifties and Sixties. Not to be missed. Make sure your audio is turned on.

Oldiesloon - featuring hit parades charts and memorabilia from cities througout the USA, including Los Angeles, Chicago and the Twin Cities.

Oldies Music - by Ron Smith. This site contains history, trivia and charts pertaining to the music of the 50s, 60s and 70s. Among other things you'll find a huge archive of links that will lead you to the web site of nearly every oldies artist that ever lived.

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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