Edmonton Journal Radio Listings March 4, 1953

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Edmonton Journal Radio Listings March 4, 1953

Postby radiofan » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:21 am

Before the days of TV, Newspapers actually ran radio listings Here's the Edmonton and Northern Alberta listings for March 4, 1953 from The Edmonton Journal.
Interesting to note, night time listings are included for US Network stations KSL Salt Lake City, KOA Denver and KIRO Seattle ...

Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who couldn't hear the music.
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Re: Edmonton Journal Radio Listings March 4, 1953

Postby jon » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:45 am

Keith Rich is the CJCA Morning Man. But we only have a first name for CFRN's Morning Man: "Ed". It would be 3 years before Ed Kay arrived at CFRN-TV, so it is not him.

Legendary Country DJ Curley Gurlock has shows on CJCA at 5am and 4:45 pm in days when he probably was doing them live.

Not sure if the CBC is admitting that their Edmonton coverage is inadequate (CBX is in Lacombe) with some programming also carried by affiliate CJCA, or whether it is just programming that CJCA wants. Some of it is the U.S. network shows while others are clearly CBC's own entertainment programming, like Wayne and Shuster.

Hard to tell from this how much programming CHFA did in English in those days.
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