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 celebrate 150th

 

Stay tuned for our Big Boomer Beach Party Weekend July 1st

Everyone is excited! Especially our official mascot

“Boomer The Beaver”

BEAVER EXCITED CANADAA

THE OKANAGAN IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS! PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS!!!

All the Mayors in the Okanagan have asked everyone to let the world know that we are open for business despite the historic floods.

BPR is a local   business as well and is answering the call.

We are a locally owned and operated, independent web radio station that goes beyond a local transmitter signal, and is heard around the world.

BPR is not part of a media conglomerate and all of our profits stay in the Okanagan.

In these challenging times one needs more than local coverage to get through the upcoming tourist season.

Are you an Okanagan business and would like to have your brand and message  promoted to the rest of Canada and in particular B.C. , Alberta, Saskatchewan, Washington and Oregon on our July 1st weekend special broadcast?

THE DEADLINE  is June 28th. Space is limited and this is a one time offer.

 For  19.99  we will message your business name and location on Canada’s # 1 Podcast For Boomers and Beyond “A Boomer Home Companion”. (30 seconds) For 29.99 we will mention it twice. Once each hour.

We accept all major credit cards and Pay Pal.

Support Independent Radio and Promote Your Independent  Business.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY

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Be sure to let Allan know after you’ve made your payment by e-mailing him at

allanmholender@gmail.com with the following information:

How many spots did you reserve?

Your Business Name

Your Location

Type Of Business

And then stay tuned for “The Okanagan is Open For Business” on July 1st

We are all in this together!

LET’S INVITE THE WORLD TO THE OKANAGAN!

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THIS WEEK ON BPR

Well it’s official, the summer of 2017 has arrived and we here at BPR are getting ready for the BIG day next week when we celebrate our 150th. We’ll be having a fantastic weekend Beach party, so tune in next week.

Today we thought we would begin that trip down memory lane with some very Canadian nostalgia. We begin the day with A Boomer Home Companion . As kids we remember waking up to the Friendly Giant and Mister Dressup, and as adults we were glued to Front Page Challenge..This episode features Malcom X as the mystery guest. Join us for the memories and music from the jukebox of your life.

 

Then it doesn’t get any more Canadian than Roger Currie in Winnipeg and Barry Bowman in Victoria as they team up to host Boomertown, the #1 nostalgia podcast in Canada.

Then we head to New York City, where Frank Allan takes over the airwaves for four hours of unforgettable music from the 50’s , 60’s, Motown, Doowap, R & B.

Brant Zwicker in Kamloops than steps in to host the best damn Blues show in Canada. “At The Crossroads. Check it out and you’ll give it two big thumbs up!

Then we head back to NYC for John and Jessica as they host Radio Deluxe. The coolest couple for a hot summer day. Great guests, fabulous music from Jazz to Broadway. It’s radio for the intelligent optimist.

We close out our day of programming with the Okanagan’s little secret, but no longer. BPR is proud to introduce listeners around the world to the voice of Shelley G from Kamloops as she hosts two hours of a Jazz Show that is getting rave reviews from Jazz aficionados everywhere.

TUNE IN TO THE BROADCAST TODAY AT  9:00 A.M. PACIFIC. JUST CLICK THE LINK

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/summer-is-here-and-bpr-is-at-the-beach/

NOTE: ALL THE FOLLOWING SHOWS APPEAR IN THIS ORDER ON ALL LIVE BROADCASTS AND  REWINDS:

9:00 A.M.  A BOOMER HOME COMPANION WITH ALLAN HOLENDER-A cornucopia of fireside memories, mindful chatter, and music from the jukebox of your life. North America’s #1 Podcast for Boomers and Beyond.

11:00 A.M.  BOOMERTOWN WITH BARRY BOWMAN AND ROGER CURRIE (Guest legendary DJ Red Robinson) Canada’s #1 Nostalgia Podcast

12:00 NOON MUSIC BEAT -Fifties, Rock & Roll, Soul, R & B, and Motown direct from New York City hosted by the legendary DJ Frank Allan.

4:00 P.M.  AT THE CROSSROADS BLUES RADIO- A weekly 60 minute program,, hosted by 30 year radio veteran Brant Zwicker and launched in 2003, that focuses upon the irresistible earthiness of blues music and the various genres-soul, R&B , swing, delta,zydeco and many others-that fit under its umbrella.

5:00 P.M.  RADIO DELUXE WITH JOHN PIZZARELI AND JESSICA MOLASKEY-Fabulous music, legendary guests, entertaining chatter with New York’s coolest couple broadcasting from their Lexington Avenue apartment.

7:00 P.M.  JAZZ ON THE ROCKS WITH SHELLEY G. -A syndicated Jazz show originating from Kamloops that is gaining accolades from radio station managers and Jazz musicians across North America

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It’s All Here on Radio Deluxe

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“Among radio’s greatest pleasures is each weekly installment of Radio Deluxe, two hours of great jazz and smart, sassy repartee from John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, the hippest husband-and-wife team since Louis Prima and Keely Smith.”

 Radio Deluxe with John Pizzarelli has enjoyed visits by many memorable guests since its first show on December 3, 2005. Regis Philbin dropped by on Christmas weekend; Janis Siegel, of the Manhattan Transfer, brought biscotti; Margaret Whiting broke into a live song about her “Uncle Johnny” Mercer; Liza loved what John and Jessie had done with the apartment; Keely Smith told about being engaged to Frank Sinatra; and Stacey Kent revealed her favorite ski resorts and why none of them are in Holland. Other guests have been Tony Danza, Steve Tyrell, Kenny Rankin, Peter Cincotti, Ann Hampton Callaway, and of course, the members of the John Pizzarelli Quartet, along with daughter Madeline Pizzarelli and her grandfather, Bucky Pizzarell

 

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 TO LISTEN TO OUR SPECIAL DAD’S DAY SHOW JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/all-about-dad-and-stuff/

 LISTEN TO THE BEST OF BPR FROM THE FLOOD ZONE 6.10.17 BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/the-best-of-bpr-from-the-flood-zone/

 

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CONGRATULATIONS YOU FOUND BOOMER PUBLIC RADIO ! YOU ARE ONE OF THE 907 RAVING FANS WHO TUNE IN EVERY SATURDAY  TO OUR 12 HOURS OF PROGRAMMING .. OUR GOAL IS 1,000 BY JULY.

PLEASE HELP US BY SPREADING THE WORD ABOUT BPR. 

IF EACH ONE OF YOU TELLS JUST ONE OTHER BOOMER ABOUT BPR  WE’LL REACH OUR GOAL. JUST FORWARD  (copy and paste) THIS LINK TO A FRIEND OR SHARE ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER www.boomerpublicradio.com

THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

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LAST WEEK’S PODCAST 6.17.17

PODCAST 6.10.17

PODCAST 6.3.17

About the show

HIGHLIGHTS:

THE HISTORY OF THE DJ American Radio 40’s – 50’s

American Rock ‘N’ Roll DJ’s The Top 40 radio format developed at WINS in New York, just as the transistor radio was invented. Teenagers gathered around coffee shop jukeboxes listening to Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Little Richard, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, whilst America’s radio stations responded to rock and roll’s popularity by releasing the coolest and wildest DJs they could find onto their airwaves. Dick Biondi, Wolfman Jack, Casey Kasem, Jerry Blavet, Jocko, Murray the K, Dick Clark, The Real Don Steele each commanded enormous audience ratings on America’s top radio stations.

We have a sound byte of The Wolfman on KLRA in Los Angeles.

The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward weighs in on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, and remembers the Saturday Night Massacre and the Watergate scandal.

We have George Carlin hosting his AM 1460 radio program in Shreveport, Louisiana, 1957, at the age of 20.

Canada’s Country Gentlemen, Tommy Hunter makes a rare appearance on The Arthur Godfrey Show in 1958

A tribute to music legend Gregg Allman, who passed away at the age of 69.

Jerry Seinfeld on Older People and Older Drivers

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And check out these tunes from the Jukebox of your life:

  1.  CHUCK BERRY                                          SWEET LITTLE SIXTEEN
  2.  TERRY STAFFORD                                     SUSPICION
  3. THE DIAMONDS                                         LITTLE DARLIN
  4. THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE              THE CASINOS
  5. LITTLE BOB AND THE LOLLIPOPS                 I CAN’T TAKE IT
  6. THE CHI-LITES                                           HAVE YOU SEEN HER
  7. THE DAUGHTERS OF EVE                             HEY LOVER
  8. FRANKIE VALLE & THE FOUR SEASONS         CHERI
  9. MACOYS                                                      HANG ON SLOOPY
  10. T-REX                                                          GET IT ON
  11. DORIS TROY                                                 JUST ONE LOOK
  12. CANNED HEAT                                           LET’S WORK TOGETHER
  13. ALLMAN BROTHERS                                     MIDNIGHT RIDER
  14. ALLMAN BROTHERS                                   RAMBLIN MAN
  15. JIVE BUNNY                                                LET’S SWING AGAIN

A RETRO WEEKEND

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TODAY YOU CAN LISTEN TO THE REWIND OF THE BEST OF BPR 5.27.17

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/your-big-boomer-saturday-2/

VICTORIA DAY LONG WEEKEND SPECIAL REWIND

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CLICK AND LISTEN

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/the-big-boomer-long-weekend/

   Just turn on your computer, bring your speakers outside and start the party. You can even pretend your I-Pad is a transistor radio and listen to the tunes on your patio.

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ON A BOOMER HOME COMPANION  5.20.17

 YES , I AM CLAIRES LITTLE BOY FROM EDMONTON, AND I ‘M SURE THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE LOST THEIR MOTHERS MOSTLY DUE TO OLD AGE WILL FIND TODAY’S SHOW INTERESTING. MY MOM WAS 96 WHEN SHE PASSED ON, AND I’M SURE SOME OF OUR LISTENERS HAVE MOMS THAT ARE STILL LIVING, SOME EVEN CELEBRATING THEIR 100TH BIRTHDAY. SO TODAY WE ARE GOING TO LOOK AT THE “LONGEVITY REVOLUTION”

Two-thirds of all the people who have ever lived past the age of 65 in the entire history of the world are alive today. For a more local reference, when The U.S.  Constitution was crafted, the average life expectancy in the U.S. was barely 36 years and the median age was a mere 16.

During the time of CANADA’S  founding fathers, there was no anticipation of an “age wave.” In this regard, we are living in truly unchartered territory and longevity is humanity’s new frontier. As the baby boomers turn 70 at the rate of 10,000 a day, America andCANADA is becoming a “gerontocracy.” Already, 42% of the entire federal budget IN THE U.S. is spent on Medicare and Social Security. In the 2012 election, older adults out-powered all other age groups with 72% of men and women 65+ voting, while only 45% of those 18-29 did. IN BC’S RECENT ELECTION 46% OF THE VOTES CAST WERE FROM OLDER ADULTS.

This demographic transformation will create new lifestyle, social contribution, and marketplace opportunities as well as potentially devastating medical, fiscal, and intergenerational crises. Are we prepared? NO. Are CHRISTY CLARK OR JOHN HORGAN   addressing this “age wave” and offering innovative solutions? NO. Has the political media of all persuasions been covering this issue and all its facets in proportion to its social, political and economic importance? NO. I watched every minute of every debate this past election in the Okanagan and I am outraged that these core issues have not been meaningfully covered.

 One of my heroes who I have known since he began 36 years ago to prepare the world for the “AGE WAVE, will join us today.

KEN DYCHWALD

Ken Dychtwald, President and CEO of Age Wave, delivers a keynote on “The Longevity Economy” to an elite group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors focusing on products and services for Boomers and older adults.

ALSO ON THIS SPECIAL VICTORIA DAY  WEEKEND WE REMEMBER SOME OF THE LEGENDS IN MUSIC, FILM AND COMEDY.

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LIKE THE GREAT COMEDY DUO OF CANADA’S OWN WAYNE AND SHUSTER  -AND BECAUSE YOU’LL PROBABLY BE TRAVELLING THIS LONG WEEKEND. IT’S THEIR BIT ON CANADIAN TOURISTS . 

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To mark legendary CANADIAN jazz musician Peter Appleyard’s  album, ‘Sophisticated Ladies’ he stopped in to CBC Studio 211 with some guests. WE’LL HEAR  ‘Georgia on My Mind’ featuring Jackie Richardson 

AND AFTER YOUVE GONE WITH VOCALISTS MOLLY JOHNSON

AND A SPECIAL RENDITION OF TANGERINE 

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WE REMEMBER ELLA

Writer-director Charlotte Zwerin’s documentary on jazz vocal icon Ella Fitzgerald was originally produced for Public Television’s American Masters series. The 1999 film, narrated by Tony Bennett, shoWcases the “First Lady of Song” through archival footage of early performances and television appearances. WE’LL HEAR PORTIONS OF THAT FILM.

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AND LAST WEEK WE WERE’NT ABLE TO PLAY FOR YOU THE INTERVIEW JOHNNY CARSON HAD WITH SCREEN STAR DORIS DAY

AND AS LONG AS WE ARE REMEMBERING THIS WEEKEND…HOW ABOUT DEAN MARTIN– THE KING OF COOL

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 We’ll have  A fascinating portrait of the ‘King of Cool,’ from his humble beginnings in Steubenville, OH (USA) to his death in 1995. (Think of it as ‘Dean Martin 101.’)

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AND WE EVEN HAVE A RARE RECORDING OF WHAT ELSE FRANK  AND DEAN AT THE BAR SINGING IMPROMPTU.

YOU CAN HEAR IT ALL . JUST CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO LISTEN 

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/the-big-boomer-long-weekend/

 

BLAST FROM THE PAST ( BEST)

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Senior couple on cycle ride in countryside

BABY BOOMERS PUSH RETIREE GROWTH RATE TO HIGHEST IN 70 YEARS

Baby boomers push retiree growth rate to highest in 70 years

CANADA’S OLDEST TOWNS OFFER LESSONS FOR AN AGING NATION

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/retirement/canadas-oldest-towns-offer-lessons-for-an-aging-nation/article27170484/

Census 2016: The growing age gap, gender ratios and other key takeaways

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/census-2016-statscan/article34882462/

 BPR REWIND 5.13.17

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/boomer-public-radio-is-on-the-air/

THE END OF AN ERA

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C-ISL AM 650 SOLD TO ROGERS FOR AN ALL SPORTS STATION

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THE STATION I HELPED START IN RICHMOND. B.C. BACK IN 1980

HERE’S THE HISTORY

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HERE ARE THE ORIGINAL OWNERS  (I’m the handsome guy with the moustache)

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Left to right; Tom Sponarski, Allan Holender,Michael Dickinson, Leon Geyser

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ON THE AIR WITH CANADA’S ONLY RADIO NETWORK FOR BOOMERS

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Every Saturday is BPR’s National Day Of Recognition For Boomers.

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THE BPR ON AIR CREW

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Veteran Broadcasters bringing you award winning programs filled with; news, information, stories, conversation, entertainment, nostalgia and best of all the memories and the music of a bygone era when radio was king and the airwaves were filled with the magical sounds of the jukebox of your life.

 Return with us EVERY SATURDAY to those golden days of yesteryear!

LISTEN TO THE BPR REWIND OF SHOWS  FROM YESTERDAY

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/boomer-public-radio-is-on-the-air/

 BIG NEWS

Tell your friends in Kamloops….

A Boomer Home Companion can now be heard Saturdays from 7:00-9:00 a.m. in Kamloops on 92.5 The X – CFBX-FM http://www.thex.ca/ 

The local campus and community radio station. We LOVE Community Radio!

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HI EVERYBODY AND WELCOME BACK TO THE ONE RADIO PROGRAM YOU CAN COUNT ON TO BRING BACK A MEMORY  OR TWO, A SONG THAT IS FAMILIAR, A MOVIE YOU CAN REMEMBER, AN OLD RADIO SHOW YOU LISTENED TO, A FAVOURITE COMMERCIAL YOU HEARD ON THE RADIO AS A KID, A TIME IN YOUR LIFE WHEN RADIO WAS YOUR HOME COMPANION, AND WITHOUT TELEVISION, YOU EXPERIENCED THE GREATEST JOY OF ALL “THE THEATRE OF THE MIND”. IT’S MY PLEASURE TO BRING BACK THOSE FEELINGS FOR YOU EACH WEEK, TAKE YOU AWAY FROM THE CRAZINESS THAT FILLS THE MEDIA SPACES, WHETHER IT’S T.V., RADIO, NEWSPAPERS, OR THE INTERNET. THE WHOLE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS PRE-OCCUPIED WITH WHAT I CALL CNN–[CONSTANT NEGATIVE NEWS). IT’S NOT HEALTHY FOR YOUR BODY OR YOUR MIND.  HOPEFULLY WE CAN BRING A SMILE TO YOUR FACE AND A WARM AND FUZZY FEELING IN YOUR HEART.

HERE’S A SNEAK PREVIEW OF THIS WEEK’S SHOW FOR YOUR EARS ONLY!

LAST WEEK’S BOOMER HOME COMPANION

 A BOOMER HOME COMPANION FROM TWO WEEK’S AGO

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SPECIAL SUNDAY FEATURE

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SATURDAYS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME NOW THAT YOU FOUND CANADA’S PREMIERE RADIO NETWORK FOR BOOMERS AND BEYOND! JUST TUNE IN ON THE DIGITAL RADIO DIAL.

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HERE IS THE LINK TO OUR SATURDAY 4.29.17 PROGRAMS

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/a-boomer-radio-juke-box-saturday/

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 9:00 A.M.  A BOOMER HOME COMPANION WITH ALLAN HOLENDER-A cornucopia of fireside memories, mindful chatter, and music from the jukebox of your life. North America’s #1 Podcast for Boomers and Beyond.

11:00 A.M.  BOOMERTOWN WITH BARRY BOWMAN AND ROGER CURRIE (Guest legendary DJ Red Robinson) Canada’s #1 Nostalgia Podcast

12:00 NOON MUSIC BEAT -Fifties, Rock & Roll, Soul, R & B, and Motown direct from New York City hosted by the legendary DJ Frank Allan.

4:00 P.M.  AT THE CROSSROADS BLUES RADIO- A weekly 60 minute program,, hosted by 30 year radio veteran Brant Zwicker and launched in 2003, that focuses upon the irresistible earthiness of blues music and the various genres-soul, R&B , swing, delta,zydeco and many others-that fit under its umbrella.   

5:00 P.M.  RADIO DELUXE WITH JOHN PIZZARELI AND JESSICA MOLASKEY-Fabulous music, legendary guests, entertaining chatter with New York’s coolest couple broadcasting from their Lexington Avenue apartment.

7:00 P.M.  JAZZ ON THE ROCKS WITH SHELLEY G. -A syndicated Jazz show originating from Kamloops that is gaining accolades from radio station managers and Jazz musicians across North America.

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IF YOU MISSED  THE BIG BOOMER RECORD PARTY ON SATURDAY HERE IS THE LINK TO THE FULL 12 HOUR LINEUP OF MEMORABLE MUSIC AND AWARD WINNING HOSTS: http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/the-big-boomer-record-party/

A REWIND OF SATURDAY’S BOOMER HOME COMPANION WITH ALLAN HOLENDER

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CLICK ON  THIS LINK TO LISTEN TO THE REWIND OF LAST SATURDAY’S PROGRAMS

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/an-easter-bunny-boomer-saturday/

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LISTEN TO  A SPECIAL EASTER BUNNY  BOOMER HOME COMPANION

CLICK ON THE LINK TO LISTEN TO THE REWIND OF OUR PROGRAMMING FOR 4.8.17.

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/saturdays-with-boomer-music-and-memories/

 

A WONDERFUL STORY TO SHARE

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CLICK ON THIS LINK TO LISTEN TO  LAST SATURDAY’S ALL DAY PROGRAMMING

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/the-big-boomer-radio-spring-broadcast/

 

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9:00 A.M. A BOOMER HOME COMPANION WITH ALLAN HOLENDER  

A cornucopia of fireside memories, mindful chatter, and music from the jukebox of your life.

On one of our shows we  interviewed Herb Gross from the famous rock band of the sixties,The Invictas,

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11:00 A.M. BOOMERTOWN WITH BARRY BOWMAN AND ROGER CURRIE (GUEST RED ROBINSON)- Canada’s #1 Nostalgia Podcast

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12:00 NOON MUSIC BEAT -Fifties, Rock & Roll, Soul, R & B, and Motown direct from New York City hosted by the legendary DJ Frank Allan.

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2:00 P.M. THE ALLAN HOLENDER MUSIC PROJECT-The Greatest Music Of Our Time. A Musical Buffet of Big Band Sounds, Sultry Soul, Rockin R & B , Boppin Blues and a whole lot of Jazz.

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4:00 P.M. AT THE CROSSROADS with 30 year radio veteran Brant Zwicker. Launched in 2003 , this exceptional Blues Show focuses upon the irresistible earthiness of blues music and the various genres – soul, R&B, swing, delta, zydeco and many others – that fit under its umbrella. The show is music-intensive, averaging a dozen songs in each episode, and features include the Classic Cut and also a two-song spotlight on a brand-new blues release.

 

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5:00 P.M. RADIO DELUXE WITH JOHN PIZZARELI AND JESSICA MOLASKEY-Fabulous music, legendary guests, entertaining chatter with New York’s coolest couple broadcasting from their Lexington Avenue apartment.

We’ve also got this week’s Radio Deluxe special tribute to Tommy LiPluma

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7:00 P.M. JAZZ ON THE ROCKS WITH SHELLEY G. -A syndicated Jazz show originating from Kamloops that is gaining accolades from radio station managers and Jazz musicians across North America.

COMING SOON BPR PROGRAMS

Sittin In With The CAT

 

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SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSPAPER WITH ALL THINGS BOOMER

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Allan Holender, Founder & CEO

A nice article in the Kelowna Capital News on Boomer Public Radio. Here is the link:

 http://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/412431043.html

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HEY BOOMER HOME COMPANION FANS! WANT TO HEAR  AND SEE A SONG YOU HEARD ON ONE OF THE SHOWS. ALL THE MUSIC VIDEOS FROM THE SHOW ARE ON OUR BLOG AThttp://boomerpublicradio.blogspot.ca/

 

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A CANADIAN CBC RADIO LEGEND PASSES AWAY

STUART MACLEAN R.I.P

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A BIG THANKS TO THE 583 LISTENERS WHO TUNED INTO OUR VIRTUAL LAUNCH PARTY  FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.

IF YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO LISTEN. HERE IS THE ORIGINAL 12 HOUR BROADCAST:

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/showreel/the-big-boomer-radio-broadcast/

THIS WAS OUR MID WINTER  BHC SHOW LINK

http://mixlr.com/boomerradioguy/events/a-boomer-home-companion-mid-winter

 A BOOMER HOME COMPANION SAMPLE SHOW (North America’s #1 podcast for Boomers and Beyond )

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  • What happens when your Doctor Retires?

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  • In the War Room, the U.S President (Peter Sellers) is making a phone call to the U.S.S.R President. From Dr. Strangelove 1964. Fast forward to Trump calling Putin

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  • There’s no way that this act could be done today. Our politically correct society would scream “racism.” The truth is that Frank, Dean and Sammy loved each other as brothers in the truest sense of the word.   Frank and Dean refused to perform at any casino that refused Sammy a room.  Sammy never complained back then and just performed. But then again this was a different time and Sammy, Dean and Frank had class, character and were real men. JOHNNY CARSON hosts this rare live show with the Rat Pack. It’s vintage COOL!

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  • Mel Tormé – Don’t Get Around Much Anymore [outtake] (The Judy Garland Show) with June Allyson

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  • From the old time radio vault: Fibber Magee and Molly look for Maple Syrup in the 1940’s and Canada’s own The Happy Gang from 1950

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  • Vintage Jack Webb with “Just The Facts Maam”

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  • And then there is Kelly Ann Conway being interviewed on her  version of “alternate facts”

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  • A tribute to Mary Tyler Moore

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  • Bill Mahr on Donald Trump

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As we shiver and shudder our way into 2017, the world around us looks a bit scary. Time to look back at those warm and fuzzy times, because they ain’t comin back Boomers.   Roxanne and I are now binge watching Leave It To Beaver episodes to help us remember how GREAT and simple life was back then.

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Enough depressing talk, we’ve got some exciting news to share that will make you want to come back again and again to Boomer Public Radio, just so you can feel good about everything again.  I’ll be unveiling our NEW program lineup for 2017 and you’ll get a sneak peek into the shows and meet the hosts. Hey, I might even dig up an old LITB episode so you we can channel Ward, June, Wally and the Beave.  

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Lots of Hot Jazz for a Cool Winter Day. Test your Boomer trivia, and we’ll spotlight some of the great articles from our Boomer Gazette newspaper.   So stop shovelling the snow, come in from the cold, put a log on the fire, warm up the hot chocolate and snuggle up to those new speakers you bought for your computer, so you can now listen to us in digital static free hi-def sound.  We’ll be waiting for you, so just knock three times, or was that the secret code to Hernandos Hideaway…just testing….. now you just have to click and play…nice and simple just like the old days.

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 ” A BOOMER HOME COMPANION ” is a cornucopia of fireside memories, mindful chatter, and  music from the jukebox of your life”, host  and producer Allan Holender says. “Do you remember the songs you listened to, danced to, kissed to, and cherish”? The program also features  candid and insightful interviews with prominent boomers from all walks of life. Allan will be inviting  a whole range of interesting folks from around the world to pull up a chair to the big breakfast table and engage in conversation. There’s lots of room for you too!”  The show airs LIVE on the BPR Network and is also available later as a podcast.

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Holender, born in Edmonton,Alberta was an early pioneer of Internet broadcasting in Canada with over 40 years in the broadcasting industry. Allan has been a producer, nationally syndicated host and  co-founder of a terrestrial radio station in the lower mainland of British  Columbia. As an early adapter, Allan was at the forefront of developing content rich programming for digital online radio networks in both Canada and the U.S.;  Media On Tap, Positive World Radio, Conscious Planet Radio,  Peachland Radio  and Okanagan Radio . He was one of the first in Canada to broadcast using the internet in 1997.

 

  “I’d  like to start a new conversation about active aging in Canada”. We’ll be talking to fellow Boomers from B.C. to Newfoundland about what it means to be getting older, while at the same time, re-inventing, rejuvenating, and re-designing their lives with innovative and creative ideas.””All Boomers have one thing in common”, says Holender. “We all grew up with the radio as our companion in life. We had it by our bedside, in our kitchen, our living room, our rumpus/rec room, our garage, in our cars, at the beach, and at work.” Many Boomers lament that it is difficult nowadays to find a radio station that really cares or caters to their lost generation.

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Holender says ” We can fill that gap  through NarrowCasting, which allows us to communicate  our content to a specific group of Boomers simultaneously over our unique boutique Boomer Public Radio Network”.

 Although the program will originate from Canada, the topics and discussions will be general enough to appeal to the 80 million Boomers in the U.S. and around the world.   14936374-world-globe-with-some-webcam-and-stylized-people-around-it-3d-render

That’s the beauty of this new media platform, says Holender, you can go LIVE and within seconds people from around the world are listening to you on their internet connection.” I love the idea of bringing back the way radio used to sound with new technology

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Holender says this about the future of Boomer Public Radio;”Our ONE big Dream is to be the preferred media choice for connecting the voices of Boomers from around the world where imagination and ideas flourish. Boomer Public Radio can be the #1 source for news, information,stories, conversations, and entertainment for the 80 million baby boomers  in the U.S. and 10 million in Canada. 

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We are also integrating  a daily digital newspaper “The Boomer Gazette” into our new media platform, which allows Boomers to have instant access to news, information,  and stories all about their generation.” 

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