Sep 8, 2011 | 7:53Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 11) Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 11) Sep 8, 2011 | 7:53Clyde Gilmour was a legend around CBC Radio with his vast record collection and his encyclopaedic knowledge of music of every kind. And the two watches he wore, so if one stopped, he would still be on time...and be able to time his music selections. The first edition of Gilmour’s Albums aired in 1956, and the show continued till 1997. Clyde selected all the music from his own collection of more than 10,000 records and 4,000 CDs. And as you’ll hear, it seems he knew each album intimately.
Sep 25, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Lost Innocence - Wartime Romance Audio
Rewind Lost Innocence - Wartime Romance Sep 25, 2014 | 54:59To mark the 75th anniversary of the start of the Second World War, Rewind presents Lost Innocence, an hour that tells the stories of young people in wartime. You’ll hear stories of love and loss, romance and heartbreak, all with the backdrop of war.
Dec 4, 2014 | 54:57Rewind 50 Years of Bond, James Bond Audio
Rewind 50 Years of Bond, James Bond Dec 4, 2014 | 54:57He's the most famous spy in the world. James Bond was invented by Ian Fleming, a former intelligence officer who wrote spy novels that morphed into a movie franchise. Goldfinger came out 50 years ago. It's still considered one of the best. More on Rewind.
Sep 8, 2011 | 7:26Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 6) Audio
Rewind CBC celebrates 75 years of CBC Personalities (Clip 6) Sep 8, 2011 | 7:26Allan McFee spent more than 52 years at CBC Radio, starting in 1937, when he joined the announce staff. Allan McFee was charming and entertaining, irreverent and ornery. Allan had a reputation early on as a rebel at CBC, clashing with producers and bureaucrats who tried in vain to make him toe the line. There are many Allan McFee stories- for instance, he always carried a special pen so he could scribble “POOP” across memos from CBC managers...there was the time he set fire to a memo he didn’t like that was posted on a bulletin board. The time he dotted the studio ceiling with asparagus tips he'd thrown in the air. And for almost a year he delivered the weather forecast for Dribble Lake, Ontario. Except that there was no Dribble Lake, Ontario. Besides general announce duties, Allan hosted Eclectic Circus. It was full of music, stories and a lot of the McFee brand of whimsy.
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.