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John Parikhal & Warren Cosford Remember the Yonge St. Days

Warren Cosford recently wrote a column in his e-letter about the glory days of rock radio in Toronto, inspired by

John Parikhal & Warren Cosford Remember the Yonge St. Days

By FYI Staff

Warren Cosford recently wrote a column in his e-letter about the glory days of rock radio in Toronto, inspired by an article authored by John Parikhal published in FYI. Cosford's editorial is reprinted with permission, with Parikhal's response to it in the lower part of this lengthy written exchange.


In 1977 I thought of Radio as an Art.  John Parikhal saw it as a Science.  

With Research leading the way, it was about to become Both.

CHUM had just finished producing The Evolution of Rock (the music that made the world turn round). 

It was 64 hours and would be broadcast throughout much of the English-Speaking World.  

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It was also one hell of a challenge.  

But, as Canadians, we were proud to take what America had, essentially, invented……

And take it all to The Next Level.

NOW what do we do?

— Continued in Media Beat

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Alexisonfire Are Releasing a Live Album from Their Hometown Born & Raised Festival

The St. Catharines, Ontario band are bringing the festival back this summer, and they'll release LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON just in time for fans to hear it first.

After a two year hiatus, Alexisonfire are resurrecting their hometown festival Born & Raised on July 5 and 6 at Montebello Park in St. Catharines, Ontario. Just in time, they're releasing a live album from the last time they held the festival, in 2022.

The album, LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON, captures their career-spanning set from the inaugural edition of the festival. In front of their hometown fans, they played songs from throughout their more-than-two-decades long career.

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