CBC Television Network

Down Home Country

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1975

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Friday nights during the summer of 1975.
This one hour country music program replaced the Tommy Hunter Show for one summer in 1975. It featured Tom Gallant, a singer and songwriter who was from New Brunswick. The show’s format wasn’t restricted to one idiom, however;Blues, Folk and Celtic music were peppered into the hour.
Guests included Jesse Winchester, John Edmunds from Cape Breton, Hal Marks, Myrna Lorrie, the Good Brothers, Chad Allen, Colleen Peterson and Sneezy Waters, Waylon Jennings and Kenny Rogers.
The show was fleshed out with comedy featuring Peter Cullen, Harvey Atkin and Nancy White.
Producer: Stan Jacobson

Written by John Corcelli – August, 2005