Monthly Archives: February 2020

EPISODE 44 (MAR 13)

This week: Sophie Tucker, Mae West, BeeJay MacLean and the stellar Canadian Songwriter and Vaudevillian from Amherstburg, Ontario – Shelton Brooks. Please follow and like us:

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EPISODE 42 (FEB 28)

This Week: 100 Years Ago Today in Winnipeg Vaudeville: Fink’s Mules!!! The act that is one of the most referred to animal act in vaudeville history. Hear about how the act got lost and was found again and came to … Continue reading

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EPISODE 43 (MARCH 6)

This week we start off with Wilbur Mack and then highlight the brilliant career of Carmen Lombardo. Born and raised in London, Ontario, this brilliant Canadian songwriter, arranger and performer wrote some of the best standards in the business, covered … Continue reading

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EPISODE 41 (FEB 21)

Listen to Episode 41 Here This week: 100 Years ago today the Marx Brothers took the Orpheum Stage in Downtown Winnipeg. I do my best to bring it all back to life with the help of the Four Marx Bros, … Continue reading

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EPISODE 40 (FEB 14)

Listen to Episode 40 online here This week: First of all – “Happy Birthday Jack Benny!” The show this week is all about one of Jack Benny’s favorite sidekick on stage, Gisele MacKenzie who was born in Winnipeg in 1927. … Continue reading

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EPISODE 39 (FEB 7)

Listen to Episode 39 Online Here This week: In the Halcyon Days of Vaudeville in Winnipeg and on vaude stages everywhere, Barbershop Quartets were a staple of the line-ups. Audiences were thrilled with the tight harmonies, pretty melodies and comic … Continue reading

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EPISODE 38 (JAN 31)

Listen to Episode 38 online here This Week: 100 Years ago on the Winnipeg Vaudeville Stages: Emma Carus at the Orpheum, Emma Carus songs performed by Henry Burr, Oscar Shaw, Ella Logan and at the Pantages Theatre 100 years ago … Continue reading

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