Network: CBC Television Network
Broadcast Run: 1963 to 1967
Broadcast Medium: Television
Host: Alex Trebek [1963-1964]; Dave Mickie [1964-1967]
A CBC pop music television program for teens modeled after American Bandstand in the United States. The house band was Norm Amadio and the Rhythm Rockers, who were composed of Amadio on piano, John Stockfish on bass, Red Shea on guitar, Don Thompson on tenor saxophone, and Alex Lazaroff on drums.
This program also served as the daily ‘umbrella’ for Let’s Go from Vancouver, Jeunesse Oblige from Montreal, Hootenanny from Winnipeg and Frank’s Bandstand from Halifax.
Dave Mickie [CKEY] was a pseudonym for broadcaster David Marsden.
Aired daily, Monday to Friday, 5:30pm to 6:00pm from October 1963 to June 1967.
Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002