CBC Television Network

While We’re Young

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1960 to 1961

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Monday nights at 8:30, during the summers of 1960 and 1961.

Tommy Ambrose and Bonnie Hicks co-hosted this early music program for young Canadian talent. The show featured the debut of the Two Tones, with Gordon Lightfoot and Terry Whelan, and Paul Hoffert, a piano player who founded Lighthouse a few years later.

The show was produced by Dave Thomas; the music director was Art Snyder with Gordon Kushner conducting the orchestra. The show also featured the Bob Van Norman Dancers and the Swinging Voices.

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005