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Vinyl Cafe with Stuart Mclean

CBC Radio presents the stories and misadventures of Dave, the owner of the "Vinyl Cafe", the world's smallest record store, where the motto is "We may not be big, but we're small." The show also features Dave's wife, Morley, their two children, Sam and Stephanie and assorted friends and neighbours.

  • 43:59
    This week we have two stories about love. In the first half of the show, we go back to the early days of Dave and Morley's relationship. In the second half, it's a story about Dave and his son Sam.
    Dec 30, 2016
  • 51:19
    This week we have two stories about turkeys. In the first half of the show, Dave decides he should not only cook the turkey, he should raise it. In the second half, “Dave Cooks the Turkey” - the very first Vinyl Cafe Christmas story.
    Dec 23, 2016
  • 46:07
    This week we have two stories about Christmas in Dave’s hometown. In the first half of the show, it’s the Big Narrows Christmas parade. In the second half, the family drives to Cape Breton for Christmas.
    Dec 16, 2016
  • 47:50
    This week we have two stories about Dave buying gifts for Morley. In the first half of the show, we hear about their first Christmas together. In the second half, Morley asks for a White Christmas, and Dave promises her just that.
    Dec 9, 2016
  • 47:12
    This week we have two stories about Christmas in Dave’s neighbourhood. In the first half of the show, it’s Christmas with Rasheeda and Ahmeer. In the second half, it’s Polly Anderson’s Christmas Party.
    Dec 2, 2016
  • 35:14
    This week we have two stories about getting caught in a lie. In the first half of the show, Dave and Morley get caught playing hooky. In the second half, Dave lies to his neighbourhood nemesis Mary Turlington.
    Nov 25, 2016
  • 45:17
    This week we have two stories about renovations. In the first half of the show, it’s Dave and Morley renovating. In the second half, it’s the neighbours who renovate.
    Nov 18, 2016
  • 44:51
    This week we have two stories about remembrance. In the first half of the show, Dave remembers miners from Springhill, Nova Scotia. In the second half, he discovers a postcard that leads him back to the First World War.
    Nov 11, 2016
  • 30:11
    This week we have two stories about getting older. In the first half of the show, a story about Eugene and Maria Conte. In the second half, we meet an aging friend of Dave’s mother.
    Nov 4, 2016
  • 47:14
    This week we have two stories about love. In the first half of the show, it’s Sam who is smitten. In the second half, a story about how difficult it is when the love of your life passes away.
    Oct 28, 2016
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