Dec 6, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Gordon Lightfoot retrospective Audio
Rewind Gordon Lightfoot retrospective Dec 6, 2012 | 54:59Gordon Lightfoot has been called Canada’s Folk Laureate. His melodic and soulful voice is unmistakable. He’s a modern-day troubadour with his evocative portraits of Canadian life and landscape. Rewind presents an hour of the words and music of Gordon Lightfoot.
Feb 2, 2012 | 54:59Rewind Remembering CBC's Allan McFee Audio
Rewind Remembering CBC's Allan McFee Feb 2, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind we take a loving look at Allan McFee- a true original and one of the characters of CBC Radio who made his mark with listeners for more than 52 years. He began his career with the CBC in 1937 and – except for a three-year stint in the army during the Second World War – stayed right here until he retired in 1991.
Sep 15, 2011 | 54:59Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of Music Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of Music Sep 15, 2011 | 54:59A look at music programming from the past 75 years. The CBC's role in Canada's culture is almost immeasurable. It has commissioned music, uncovered and nurtured talent, had live on air performances, interviewed musicians and composers and of course played all sorts of recorded music over the years.
Jan 19, 2012 | 54:59Rewind James Hoffa vs. Robert Kennedy Audio
Rewind James Hoffa vs. Robert Kennedy Jan 19, 2012 | 54:59Today on Rewind a remarkable historical piece that features two American icons who clashed over issues of corruption and misappropriation of funds in the 1950s and 60s. They are Robert Kennedy- former Attorney General of the United States, but at the time Chief Investigator of the Rackets Committee for the United States Senate, and James Hoffa- head of the Teamsters Union. Kennedy was convinced that Hoffa worked with mobsters, extorted money from employers, and raided Teamster pension funds.
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.
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.
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 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.
Jan 12, 2012 | 54:59Rewind The Voices of "Morningside" KCL Audio
Rewind The Voices of "Morningside" KCL Jan 12, 2012 | 54:59Eric Kierans, Dalton Camp, and Stephen Lewis, the three men who in the 1980s became known collectively as KCL on the program Morningside.They were known for their piercing political analysis, but could have a bit of fun as well.