Sep 6, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Birth of Television Audio
Rewind The Birth of Television Sep 6, 2012 | 54:59It's the birth of CBC TV. At the start of a new season for Rewind, a look at the early days of radio's little brother. It was sixty years ago this month that the first Canadian television signals were beamed to eager audiences. CBC Television had hit the air.
Jun 21, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Buffy-Sainte-Marie retrospective Audio
Rewind Buffy-Sainte-Marie retrospective Jun 21, 2012 | 54:59In honour of National Aboriginal Day, June 21st, an hour with and about the great Canadian First Nations singer Buffy Sainte-Marie. She's been in the business for 50 years- and still has a lot to say. You'll hear both new and vintage interviews as well as music drawn from her many albums. It's called "Still This Love Goes On: The Songs of Buffy Sainte-Marie."
Jun 7, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Lost Arts (Part 2) Audio
Rewind Lost Arts (Part 2) Jun 7, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind, more lost arts. Last time we dipped into some items from the program Morningside with Peter Gzowski. In 1991 they decided to revive some activities once considered to be part of everyday life but now seen as archaic. They included tying a bowtie, splitting wood and darning a sock. Well, today we have more- ironing a shirt, taking a Sunday drive, and milking a cow.
May 31, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Lost Arts (Part 1) Audio
Rewind Lost Arts (Part 1) May 31, 2012 | 54:59On Rewind today segments from a series that first aired in 1991 on Morningside, about lost arts. Skills like writing a letter, darning a sock, taking a Sunday drive and learning how to waltz. Peter Gzowski and the crew at Morningside decided that Canadians needed a refresher on these skills that may have been lost, but could possibly be revived. So they embarked on a quest to not only teach listeners how to do these things, but tell them why they should.
May 24, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Neil Young: Music Legend Audio
Rewind Neil Young: Music Legend May 24, 2012 | 54:59Today, we celebrate one of Canada’s greatest singer/songwriters. He’s a man who’s received multiple Juno and Grammy awards as well as the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. He’s an officer of the Order of Canada; he’s been nominated for an academy award, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame – twice.
He’s released more than 30 albums, he’s been touring for over 40 years and reminds us that it’s better to burn out than to fade away because rust never sleeps.He’s Neil Young.
Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Stuart MacLean: The "Morningside" Years (Apr. 2012 Encore) Audio
Rewind Stuart MacLean: The "Morningside" Years (Apr. 2012 Encore) Apr 5, 2012 | 54:59Stuart MacLean on Morningside- the early days of one of Canada's great story-tellers. In 1984, a young journalist named Stuart McLean was hired on as a columnist for CBC Radio's weekly morning program Morningside with Peter Gzowski. His job was to bring extraordinary stories of everyday Canadian life. It was tailor-made for his unconventional reporting style. It was also a goal he'd been pursuing for over a decade. Rewind presents three of his finest.
Mar 22, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Juno Award Winners retrospective Audio
Rewind Juno Award Winners retrospective Mar 22, 2012 | 54:59In 1970, Pierre Juneau said that "Canadian broadcasting should be Canadian." At the time, he was the head of the CRTC- the Canadian Radio/Television Commission, and he was behind the implementation of new rules for Canadian content on radio and television. This helped spark a made- in- Canada music industry. Today, in honour of Pierre Juneau- who died in February- and the upcoming Juno awards which were named for him, we salute just a few of the many Canadian musicians who have made us proud.
Mar 8, 2012 | 54:59Rewind History of Women's Rights in Canada Audio
Rewind History of Women's Rights in Canada Mar 8, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind we celebrate International Women’s Day- March 8. We’ll give you a taste of the role of women in Canadian society as it was, and then later in the hour hear about the groundbreaking Royal Commission on the Status of Women from the late 1960s.
Mar 1, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Morley Callaghan: Literary giant Audio
Rewind Morley Callaghan: Literary giant Mar 1, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind an hour of Morley Callaghan. Callaghan was a Canadian literary giant, known for his novels, short stories and plays and his many appearances on radio and television. Today we have several excerpts, including a couple from Michael Enright's time at the program This Country in the Morning in the mid 70s.
Feb 23, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Sound Portrait of 1948 Audio
Rewind Sound Portrait of 1948 Feb 23, 2012 | 54:59Today it's a trip back to 1948 on CBC Radio. We'll go through a weekend's worth of programming to give you a flavour of what a CBC Radio listener might have heard back then.
Feb 9, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Audio
Rewind The Great Canadian Flag Debate Feb 9, 2012 | 54:59A look back at the great flag debate of 1964. The flag that is recognized around the world with its red bars and stylized maple leaf on a white background is about as Canadian as you can get- right up there with maple syrup, lumberjacks and the Rockies. But it had a rather rocky inception and birth.