May 21, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Billie Holiday Sings the Blues Audio
Rewind Billie Holiday Sings the Blues May 21, 2015 | 54:59One hundred years after Billie Holiday's birth, she remains an icon for jazz singers. And as one critic said- although she sang jazz, she changed American pop music as well. An hour of music and interviews by and about Lady Day.
May 7, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Jurgen Gothe: CBC Host, and Music, Cat and Wine Lover Audio
Rewind Jurgen Gothe: CBC Host, and Music, Cat and Wine Lover May 7, 2015 | 54:59A celebration of the quirky, much beloved and always entertaining host of CBC Radio Two’s DiscDrive, Jurgen Gothe, who died in April. You were never quite sure what you’d hear when you listened to him, or what you could believe.
Feb 26, 2015 | 30:08Rewind An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part One Audio
Rewind An Uncut Interview with Malcolm X- Part One Feb 26, 2015 | 30:08The Canadian writer Austin Clarke in an interview with Malcolm X in late 1963. This full length and uncut interview became part of a two hour documentary that looked at the neighbourhood of Harlem in New York City, which was largely a black ghetto.
Jan 29, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Africville: A Community Destroyed Audio
Rewind Africville: A Community Destroyed Jan 29, 2015 | 54:59In the mid 1960s Africville, a community of Black citizens outside Halifax had no running water, sewage system, garbage pickup, public transportation or paved roads. But instead of fixing things, the city decided to tear it down.
Mar 28, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour Audio
Rewind Dead Dog Cafe Comedy Hour Mar 28, 2013 | 54:59The Dead Dog Café Comedy Hour. Its biting satire and irreverent tone made Tom King, Jasper Friendly Bear and Grace Heavy Hand stars. It demonstrated to all Canadians that aboriginal people have a wicked sense of humour.
May 9, 2013 | 54:59Rewind Rita MacNeil: A Loving Tribute Audio
Rewind Rita MacNeil: A Loving Tribute May 9, 2013 | 54:59The beloved singer Rita MacNeil died last month. What a lot of people might not know is that she got her start writing and singing songs for the women’s liberation movement of the early 1970s.
May 27, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Agnes Moorehead Audio
Rewind Agnes Moorehead May 27, 2014 | 54:59An hour-long interview with the actor Agnes Moorehead. Best known as the mother in law to end all mother in laws on the television program Bewitched, she preferred to be known as a serious actor.
Apr 2, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Easter: from Bonnets to Bunnies Audio
Rewind Easter: from Bonnets to Bunnies Apr 2, 2015 | 54:59Easter as it’s been covered by CBC Radio. From a report in 1949 on what Princess Margaret would be wearing for Easter to thoughts on the great Easter myths and symbols from scholar Northrop Frye, it’s a veritable Rewind Easter parade.
Feb 26, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Audio
Rewind Austin Clarke's Harlem- Part Two Feb 26, 2015 | 54:59The second hour of a documentary made by a young Austin Clarke on the state of Harlem. 1963 was a time of great change in the United States with the fight for civil rights in full force. Clarke talked to African-Americans in Harlem about life there.
May 28, 2015 | 54:59Rewind Reviving Lost Arts Part One Audio
Rewind Reviving Lost Arts Part One May 28, 2015 | 54:59The first of two programs that set out to revive some long lost arts, from tying a bowtie, doing the waltz to splitting wood. Can you really teach someone how to do those things on the radio? Tune in and find out.