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Re: Buddy B

Postby CubbyCam » Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:45 pm

Gawd... speaking of things that have changed in radio... mentioning "Craven-A Music Till Dawn" reminded me of the spot run for the 6 hour show. There were six spots per hour, three pre-produced on cart and three live spots. The live spots, believe it or not, consisted of actually lighting up a cigarette... and inviting the listener to join you. Times HAVE changed. :oops:
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Re: Buddy B

Postby radiofan » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:14 pm

The earliest CKXL Top 40 chart I had was from the spring of 1967. It was mimeographed (purple print) on a blank 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper.

At the top where a logo would be printed on a piece of letterhead was a small black, yellow and green sticker with something like "CKXL 11-40, The Talk Back Station" and a phone
or handset on it. The first printed Double Your Pleasure survey I saw or had was from December 67 or January 68.
Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who couldn't hear the music.
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Re: Buddy B

Postby Buddy B » Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:04 pm

That was a REALLY early chart!! There was no real plan to publish a chart (or a budget for one either) but the demand was there, so Dave Lyman simply wrote one up, our receptionist cut the stencil and ran them off. After a few weeks we started doing them on station letterhead with the well-known black and magenta logo. The real printed surveys started sometime in the fall of 1967.
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Re: Buddy B

Postby albertaboy4life » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:04 pm

Here's what Ross Campbell has been up to, before and after CKXL - https://ca.linkedin.com/in/rosscampbell65
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