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The Tickle Trunk Show: December 28/29, 2013

Listen again to the Tickle Trunk Show special aired on December 28 and 29, 2013.

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Russell Bowers welcomes a variety of prominent Canadians to discuss things they would put in the Tickle Trunk if given the opportunity.

Email your suggestions or send us your thoughts on the program. 

 

Dec. 28, Hour 1, Segment 1 

Russell looks the true meaning of Christmas, plus plays music from the McDades, Rose Vaughan, Johnny Cash and Mary Margaret O'Hara.

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Dec. 28, Hour 1, Segment 2

Connor Badowich is not sentimental about life on Earth at all, and to prove it, he's willing to leave the planet forever. Plus music from Sophia Perlman and Barbra Streisand.

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Dec. 28, Hour 2, Segment 1

He was voted one of the greatest Canadians, and Dr. David Suzuki has some books he feels are treasures worth passing on. Plus music from Rachelle van Zanten

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Dec. 28, Hour 2, Segment 2

Russell gets suggestions for items to keep in the Tickle Trunk from Ben Heppner, Tegan & Sara, Wakefield Brewster and Steve Patterson. Plus music from Joni Mitchell and Tim Hus.

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Dec. 28, Hour 3, Segment 1

Russell and a live studio audience ponder items from CBC listeners for inclusion in the virtual Tickle Trunk. Plus music from Stompin' Tom Connors.

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Dec. 28, Hour 3, Segment 2 

Russell and the audience vote on items from Giller Prize & Leacock Medal winning author Will Ferguson.

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Dec. 29, Hour 1, Segment 1

Russell selects tracks from musicians he'd like keep handy in the Tickle Trunk, including Al Stewart, Paolo Nutini, The Beautifuil South, and Alex Cuba.

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Dec. 29, Hour 1, Segment 2

Russell explores commercialism in the Christmas with music from the Barenaked Ladies, Mel Blanc, and Jethro Tull, plus comedy from Stan Freberg and Charlie Brown.

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Dec. 29, Hour 2, Segment 1

A salute to iconic broadcasters Peter Gzowski and Danny Finkelman.

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Dec. 29, Hour 2, Segment 2

Russell gets suggestions for items to keep in the Tickle Trunk from Tim Tamashiro, Martha Wainwright, Jay Ingram, Gord Bamford and Lori Gibbs. Plus music from Wilf Carter, Glen Campbell, Kate McGarrigle, and Cher.

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Dec. 29, Hour 3. Segment 1

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Russell and the live studio audience welcome award-winning actor, Michelle Thrush.

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Dec. 29, Hour 3, Segment 2

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Russell and the studio audience consider and vote on items for the Tickle Trunk suggested by one of the founding members of Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald.

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