CBC Television Network

They’re Playing Our Song

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1975

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired four times from August 26 to September 15, 1975.

This half hour music program featured  famous Canadians talking about their favourite songs and then requesting them. For instance, Betty Kennedy of Front Page Challenge requested Some Enchanted Evening. It was sung by tenor Georges Coulombe. W.O. Mitchell requested Amazing Grace, which was performed by Kathy McAuliffe and Montreal Expo player Gary Carter requested California Dreamin’, which was performed by Jose Feliciano. Gordie Howe’s choice was “More” which was sung by Brook Benton.

The host for the series was Jim McKenna, and Dale Barnes produced the program in Montreal.

Written by John Corcelli – September, 2005