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DID AMERICANS WHO VOTED FOR TRUMP GET WHAT THEY NEEDED OR WHAT THEY DESERVED?

Pictured above are the poster boys of the aftermath. Some say America is now under the stormy clouds of an evil Mike Pence, and an angry Donald Trump. by Allan Holender This past Thanksgiving I g…

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THIS WEEK ON A BOOMER HOME COMPANION

 

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Hello Boomer Radio Fans

ON THE SHOW THIS WEEK

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On the BIG BROADCAST this week we open the Xmas Treasure Chest of music and memories of some of my favourites.
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Our special guest Ken Lavigne is a singer, composer, communicator and consummate entertainer. Currently joined onstage by his band (Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums and Violin), has charmed his way into the hearts of concert goers across North America with his sincere delivery of ballads, show tunes and classical crossover hits in the style of Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban.

It’s easy to see why one New York critic described him as having “a voice of liquid gold”. In his new touring concert, Mr. Lavigne takes his audience on an riveting and enchanting journey, retelling his personal campaign to sing at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops.

It’s a unbelievable account of a man who, against all odds found a way to live out his dream of singing on the world’s most prestigious concert stage. Told with spectacular songs and entertaining and hilarious stories Mr Lavigne embodies the spirit of the underdog – audacity, tenacity, tragedy and ultimately… triumph.

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Thom Hartmann Interviews: Dr. Justin Frank, MD,, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science-George Washington University/Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President. Is Donald Trump crazy or crazy like a fox? .

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Is it Klavan & Whittle’s baby boom generation that has screwed the world up for the Millennial Generation.? 

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OUR FEATURED XMAS SONG THIS WEEK IS “SANTA BABY”

“Santa Baby” was originally recorded by Eartha Kitt with Henri René and his orchestra in New York City on October 6, 1953. It was released by RCA Victor Records as catalog number 20-5502 (in the USA), and by EMI on the His Master’s Voice label as catalog number B 10728.

The song was a huge hit for Kitt, and she later said that it was one of her favorite songs to record; she reprised it in the 1954 film New Faces.   Kitt also reprised the original song in a 1963 re-recording for Kapp Records, with a more uptempo arrangement. (Madonna’s popular rendition for the 1987 charity album A Very Special Christmas is based on this latter version.) In 1954, Eartha Kitt recorded a new version of the song with new lyrics titled “This Year’s Santa Baby”, to no commercial success. Writers listed did not change. The song was featured in the 1989 film Driving Miss Daisy.
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 Garrison Keillor will join us for his weekly “Writers Almanac”, and Roger Currie drops in with his neighbourly comments.

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We have a special Hollywood Legends segment starting this week. Kirk Douglas is interviewed by Michael Parkinson about his early life as a child.

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And we have a Motown Christmas special.

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Saturdays will never be the same now that you’ve found Boomer Public Radio.

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Canada’s #1 national podcast for Boomers and Beyond 

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

And stay tuned after Boomer Home Companion for the dynamic duo of Canadian radio; Barry Bowman and Roger Currie, hosts of Canada’s #1 nostalgia podcast “Boomertown”. 

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On the BIG BROADCAST this week we open the Xmas Treasure Chest of music and memories of some of my favourites. Our special guest Ken Lavigne is a singer, composer, communicator and consummate entertainer. Currently joined onstage by his band (Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drums and Violin), has charmed his way into the hearts of concert goers across North America with his sincere delivery of ballads, show tunes and classical crossover hits in the style of Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban. It’s easy to see why one New York critic described him as having “a voice of liquid gold”. In his new touring concert, Mr. Lavigne takes his audience on an riveting and enchanting journey, retelling his personal campaign to sing at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops. It’s a unbelievable account of a man who, against all odds found a way to live out his dream of singing on the world’s most prestigious concert stage. Told with spectacular songs and entertaining and hilarious stories Mr Lavigne embodies the spirit of the underdog – audacity, tenacity, tragedy and ultimately… triumph.

A BOOMER HOME COMPANION

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Join veteran radio personality, Allan Holender, and a star studded lineup of news, information, stories and conversation that is totally dedicated to boomers and beyond. Stay tuned after Canada’s #1 national podcast for Boomers and you’ll hear Canada’s #1 nostalgia podcast, Boomertown, hosted by veteran radio legends Barry Bowman and Roger Currie. Stay tuned, following Boomertown for DJ Hall of Fame Legend, Frank Allan direct from New York City, when he will host “Music Beat”. Two hours of unforgettable music from the 50’s 60’s, 70′ with Doo Wap and Rock and Roll sprinkled in. It’s as close as you will get to the good old days when Saturday afternoons rolled around and you tuned into Dick Clark and American Bandstand. Saturdays will never be the same again, after you join us for five hours of pure “Boomer’ entertainment. So set your alarm clock for tomorrow (Saturday) at 9:00 a.m. pacific (12:00 noon eastern) for A Boomer Home Companion, followed by Boomertown, and then Music Beat.

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A BOOMER HOME COMPANION REWIND

A BOOMER HOME COMPANION REWIND EPISODE #2 NOV. 12, 2016

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WHAT YOU MISSED ON THE SHOW TODAY

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With the shock of the U.S. election still causing or stomachs to be upset and our minds confused and bewildered with anxiety, It’s the perfect time to sit back and remember the good times that we enjoyed as kids, teenagers and parents. Let’s drift back to those happy times with the memories and the music. I hope you’ll join me TODAY. Take some time to breathe and reminisce !

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Legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, rock music’s man of letters whose songs fused religious imagery with themes of redemption and sexual desire, earning him critical and popular acclaim, has died at the age of 82, according to a Facebook post on his official page. We’ll pay tribute to this Canadian icon in music and words.

Shortly after his 82nd birthday, Leonard Cohen sat down with KCRW’s Chris Douridas for an interview. The two talked about Cohen’s health, the role of religion in his life, his 14th and final album, You Want It Darker, and much more.

The conversation took place at the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles on Oct. 13 as part of a special listening session for You Want It Darker. It’s the last interview Cohen gave before his death on November 7.

After thanking the audience for coming — and Douridas for his support — Cohen said he may have made a mistake in October when he told The New Yorker he was ready to die. “I may have exaggerated,” he tells Douridas. “One is given to self-dramatization from time to time.” Then he added, “I intend to live forever.”

Cohen was joined at the interview and listening session by his son and producer, Adam Cohen. He released a statement late Wednesday night about his father’s passing:

“My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles with the knowledge that he had completed what he felt was one of his greatest records. He was writing up until his last moments with his unique brand of humour.”

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ARE AMERICANS REALLY GOING TO FLEE TO CANADA AFTER THE TRUMP WIN?

Before this week’s stunning election result, many Americans, including Boomers, declared their intentions, perhaps jokingly, that they would flee to Canada if Donald Trump pulled off a win for U.S. president. As Trump continued to rack up votes late Tuesday and into Wednesday, it appeared that many of them might be serious. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website crashed around 11 p.m. on Tuesday due to what a department spokesperson called “a significant increase in the volume of traffic.” Since then, the department has confirmed that visitors from the U.S. accounted for half of that surge. And so, I’m going to interview someone who is an expert on knowing exactly what it will take for Boomers, their families, and friends to move to Canada. Immigration lawyer, Sandra Hakanson will join me.

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CURRIES CORNER

This week Roger Currie, observer of life, on the Canadian prairies and elsewhere in the universe as it unfolds remembers a friend at Remembrance Day and he also reminds us that in the lifetime of the Boomer generation he cannot recall a more dramatic contrast than what we saw this past week with the U.S. election compared to that amazing night in 2008 when Obama was elected on hope and change.

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THE WRITERS ALMANAC WITH GARRISON KEILLOR

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FROM THE JUKEBOX OF YOUR LIFE TODAY

WE HEAD BACK TO THE 70’S WITH BACK TO BACK DISCO MEMORIES. HEY REMEMBER :

VAN MCOY AND THE HUSTLE 
ROCK THE BOAT FROM 1974 WITH THE HUES CORPORATION.
GEORGE MACRAE AND ROCK YOUR BABY.

CAN YOU REMEMBER WHERE YOU WERE AND WHO YOU WERE WITH WHEN YOU HEARD THESE JUKEBOX FAVOURITES:

BANDSTAND BOOGIE- LES ELGART
REMINISCING- LITTLE RIVER BAND
TOO LATE TO TURN BACK NOW- CORNELIUS BROS AND SISTER ROSE
BABY COME BACK- PLAYER
THE AIR THAT I BREATHE – THE HOLLIES
LIKE A ROLLING STONE-BOB DYLAN
CANADIAN SUNSET-ANDY WILLIAMS
JUKE BOX SATURDAY NIGHT-GLEN MILLER
TAXI WAR DANCE – COUNT BASIE
ANDREW SISTERS MEDLEY 
MANHATTAN- THE NIGHTHAWKS
JUST FRIENDS-CHET BAKER
COME TOGETHER- THE BEATLES

WE WRAP UP THE FINAL HOUR WITH

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BOOMERTOWN CANADA’S #1 NOSTALGIA PODCAST WITH RADIO VETERANS BARRY BOWMAN & ROGER CURRIE 

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             Roger Currie

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