Vintage Favourites Podcast – September 2nd, 2012
It’s Labour Day Weekend and time for our traditionalVintage Favouritessalute to the working man and woman. Gene Stevens gathered work songs from coal mines and factories, offices and farms – from all over ‘the vintage era’. We’ll travel the roads …...
Vintage Favourites Podcast – June 4th
On this episode of Vintage Favourites Gene Stevens puts on a spotlight on the best summer songs from the vintage era.
Vintage Favourites Podcast – April 28th, 2013
On this episode of Vintage Favourites Gene Stevens features Willie Nelson, who will be turning 80 years-old later this week. Nelson will be at the Toronto Jazz Festival this year.
Vintage Favourites Podcast- March 31, 2013
On this episode of Vintage Favourites Gene Stevens Next celebrates new life and new hope and salutes the peaceful efforts of King, the powerful movement he led, and the unforgettable songs inspired by the fight for civil rights.
Vintage Favourites Podcast – March 3rd, 2013
This ‘weekly’ has covered the world’s major events, newsmakers, and key personalities. Appearing on the cover of TIME Magazine is the ultimate recognition of ‘owning the moment’.
Vintage Favourites Podcast –June 16th
Tune into the latest episode of Vintage Favourites as Gene Stevens salutes Father’s Day.
Vintage Favourite Podcast – May 12th
On this episode of Vintage Favourites, Gene celebrates ‘The Voice’. with highlights of his live concert performances over five decades – memories of Tommy Dorsey, The Rat Pack Years, and the Chairman of the Board – in Vegas, at Carnegie … read more
Vintage Favourites Podcast– April 14th, 2013
On this episode of Vintage Favourites Gene talks about the birth of Rock and Roll at Sun Records Studio.
Vintage Favourites Podcast- March 17, 2013
It’s St.Patrick’s Day this Sunday and Gene Stevens will be hosting a very special episode of Vintage Favourites. Listen to the most famous Irish pop songs and artists of the vintage era – from John McCormack and Dennis Day, to … read more
Vintage Favourites Podcast – February 17th, 2013
February isBlack History Month, and this episode ofVintage Favouriteswill put a spotlight on to the key African-Americans in popular music through the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. Join Gene Stevens for a fascinating musical adventure from ragtime and...
Vintage Favourites Podcast – January 13th, 2013
Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern recently marked its 65th birthday, and two of the world’s most famous nightclubs celebrate anniversaries the very same day next week. Liverpool’s Cavern opened in 1957, and LA’s Whiskey A-Go-Go also opened in January – 1964....
Vintage Favourites Podcast – December 16th, 2012
‘What good is the warmth of summer – without the cold of winter to give it sweetness ?” – John Steinbeck said that. A lot of great poets and composers have said wonderful things about winter and on this episode … read more
Vintage Favourites Podcast – November 18th, 2012
Photo | anthony kelly onflickr If you’re a Brit of a certain age, or you just love the music of the early 1950s – or perhaps you’re fascinated by music history this episode ofVintage Favouriteswill be especially enjoyable. It was … read more
Vintage Favourites Podcast – October 21st, 2012
A great duet can bring together friends and lovers, pals and partners, and have given us some of the greatest songs ever. On this episode of Vintage Favourites,Gene Stevens will bring back some of the top duos of the vintage … read more
Vintage Favourites Podcast – September 23rd, 2012
The longest-running entertainment program in television history wasAmerican Bandstand. Its 37 year run began in the fall of 1952. So, it’s time to mark the 60th anniversary of the show that changed popular culture, introduced countless pop stars and...
Vintage Favourites Podcast – June 9th
This week on Vintage Favourites Gene Stevens has a vintage salute to songs about “Bill”. If your name is BILL then this show is for you!
Vintage Favourites Podcast – May 5th, 2013
On this episode of Vintage Favourites Gene Stevens celebrates Cinco de Mayo by showcasing great pop songs about Mexico from the vintage era.
Vintage Favourites Podcast- April 7, 2013
On this episode of Vintage Favourites Gene celebrates Florida with music from the sunshine state.
Vintage Favourites Podcast – March 10th, 2013
On this episode of Vintage Favourites: The world’s most infamous prison – Alcatraz – closed 50 years ago this month. That historical note prompted an idea for a music special – “behind the bars” – jail bars and music bars … read more
Vintage Favouritest Podcast – February 10th, 2013
Love is all you need. Love is a many-splendoured thing. Love – is the word ! When you say ‘love’, you make it so much stronger, and when you add music – it can become a classic. Join Gene Stevens … read more
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More informationGene Stevens hosts this weekly adventure into truly vintage music — from the early 50s, the 40s, 30s and even the 1920s.
From jazz legends like Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday; swing pioneers like Benny Goodman; larger-than-life personalities from Al Jolson to Johnnie Ray; crooners from Bing Crosby to Perry Como; song ‘n dance men like Fred Astaire and Cab Calloway; a touch of blues, a bit of rhythm, and some country ‘n western too!