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SOWNY » With McCown's last show, who do you miss not hearing or seeing? » June 22, 2019 7:43 am

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(1) Rainer Schwarz
(2) John Donabie
(3) Pete 'n' Geets (especially Geets)

SOWNY » If you were ever curious about CKNT » May 2, 2019 4:44 pm

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Curious about CKNT?  Hmmmmmm.  Nope.

SOWNY » Tragedy May Strand Ex-CHUM Rep Overseas » April 21, 2019 1:04 pm

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Gord's  a great guy; but it sure shows the importance of Travel Insurance.  Hope all goes well.

SOWNY » Latest Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame inductees » April 16, 2019 7:30 am

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To the best of my knowledge, Nevin has never been inducted.  He certainly should be.  This is the first year, I believe, that more than one person has been inducted.  I could be wrong.

SOWNY » Jazz FM is bringing back 2 former hosts... » April 3, 2019 8:38 am

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Bill King coming back.  Now that makes Bill a first I think for Toronto radio.  He will be on Jazz FM, two weekly shows on CIUT and CFRB.  That never could have happened in the past.  BTW who is doing the hiring?  The new board?

SOWNY » Don Shafer (Yes he's still alive, don't panic) » March 11, 2019 9:04 am

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Does anyone know where; or if Don Shafer is working; after Roundhouse was forced to close.  I know he went back to school and travelled to Italy; but beyond that wondered if he was still in Broadcasting.

SOWNY » The Jazz FM Fund drive is on with some familiar voices lending a hand » March 4, 2019 10:41 am

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Just curious.  Old board just got voted out.  New board just got voted in.  YAY!  So who hired some of the former on air  talent so quickly to fundraise?

SOWNY » CFMJ line up changes » February 28, 2019 10:30 am

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A lot of discussion for a station that has; under a 2 share.

SOWNY » 1970s Musical Icon Diagnosed With Rare Disease & Is Calling It Quits » February 25, 2019 11:33 pm

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What does Wikipedia have to say about Edenvale  today?

"Little remains of the once vibrant community. For many years, the most prominent feature of the former village was the Edenvale Garage & Motor Sales on Highway 26, at the centre of the former village, but this has since closed."

Interesting location for the Roxodus Festival.  I wonder if CKNT will broadcast the festival live?

 

SOWNY » CKNT » February 19, 2019 7:28 pm

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Will CKNT meet the 100 replies count.  Perhaps set a new record?  Stay tuned.

SOWNY » Happy World Radio Day 2019 ! ! ! » February 13, 2019 10:28 pm

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Thank goodness CKNT is here to save World Radio Day.  Loved by so many.
 

SOWNY » CFMJ Changes » February 11, 2019 3:14 pm

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Took me awhile to figure out what CFMJ was; until I saw on air names.

SOWNY » Darryl Dahmer retires » January 25, 2019 10:28 am

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My vote for his replacement is one of the nicest people in the business.  A man who also did a split shift for years.  Guy Valentine; or as he was once know at 'RB, as  Guy In The Sky.

SOWNY » Newstalk 1010 drops Michael Coren as roundtable panelist » January 10, 2019 10:43 am

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Really?  Really?  Michael has had 9 lives on Newstalk 1010.  May be time to move on.  Got to hand it to him though.  He's been brought back in other capacities at least 3-4 times.  Says something about his talent.

SOWNY » A great interview with Ralph Benmurgui and Jaymz Bee » December 29, 2018 10:20 am

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Two former Jazz FM people; from the morning show?  Subject is in the news these days.  It seemed intentional to not go there.  Too Soon?  I would have enjoyed their thoughts.

SOWNY » ?? Coming This Monday: Radio Announcements re: Wylde and Blundell » December 22, 2018 11:40 am

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I agree with Grilled cheese,  Maybe it will be rage of this guestbook.  CKNT.

SOWNY » Looking 5 years ahead » December 19, 2018 11:12 am

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I have brought this up to former bosses and was met with, "no it wouldn't work in Canada."

However as 2018 comes to a close I thought I might bring it up one more time.  I would love to see an Americana format in this town. There are tons of great Canadian talent that would fit the format.  It's one of the reasons I love traveling in the States.  Diversity!!!  Jazz , R&B, Americana, Blues, Oldies etc.  Here you can take the big three FM stations and basically not a big difference between them; but I am happy to see BOOM doing so well.  There's my 2 cents.  Thank you.  Come on Toronto...Take A Chance on Something new!!!!

SOWNY » Former CRTC Commissioner Now A Talk Show Host On CKNT » November 28, 2018 5:07 pm

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Grilled Cheese.  geo must be very excited about this.

SOWNY » 106.5 ELMNT FM Toronto launch » November 1, 2018 8:30 am

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What am I doing wrong?  I hit the button for Listen Live; on their web site and nothing happens.  No Sound.

SOWNY » Peter Shurman Reverses The Talk Show Method » October 15, 2018 10:14 am

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Peter currently does his show from home, I am told; but again; from a good source, I hear he is moving back to T.O.

SOWNY » Holiday In: Going Live On A Stat » October 9, 2018 8:11 am

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Breakfast Television could learn a lot about working stats.  Name the stat and you won't find Breakfast TV; on the air.  Not even sub-hosts to keep the programming going.  Usually a re-run of CityLine. Meanwhile turn on American TV.  And for the most part either some of the regular hosts are on; or all of them; giving us regular programming and some holiday stories.  Toronto Morning TV doesn't seem to take holidays very seriously; when it comes to their audience.  Then again to be fair; their on air staff must love magement.

SOWNY » Newstalk 1010's 'Moore In The Morning' 9 Year Anniversary » October 6, 2018 4:35 pm

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And congratulations to Steve Kowch former PD of Newstalk 1010 for bringing Moore to the radio station; from Montreal.

SOWNY » CKNT » September 23, 2018 4:43 pm

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Thank you RA.  An intelligent and helpful answer.  That’s all I was looking for.

SOWNY » CKNT » September 23, 2018 2:08 pm

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I'm really curious about this radio station.  Really I am.  There are two separate post categories on this station that add up to 110 posts.  110 posts.  I don't get it.  Legendary broadcasters pass away and we get maybe 4 posts.  I'm waiting for someone to tell me CKNT is the future of radio; but; after reading about there launch I'm afraid I'm still a little confused about this Excitement.  Not being sarcastic here, I just don't get it.  50's 60's 70's radio.  I think it's been done many times before.  Enlighten me please.

SOWNY » Molly Johnson talks about the Festival, Jazz and Jazz FM » September 16, 2018 10:35 am

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Mike, your too nice a guy.  I know many an interviewer that would have shut it down much earlier.

SOWNY » And the winner is? Not the donors it seems... » September 5, 2018 11:52 am

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Bring back Mark Wigmore. A great lover of Jazz and also a great entertainment editor.  Terry does voice track mid days. Has done for years.

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