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Segarini: SOWNY, and Macko Speaks from ‘86!

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on January 27, 2013 by segarini

Don BobStill putting the finishing touches on the Fifth Chapter of the ‘Stockton, Daring-Do, and Cruisin’ the Miracle Mile’ series, (which will run here tomorrow), and thought you might enjoy this flashback column from the late, lamented FYIMusic, first published in 2010. The column focused on one of my favourite Internet sites, and featured an interview with legendary radio music/program director, Bob Mackowycz, which appeared in the Toronto Star back in 1986. Macko was one of the radio icons instrumental in bringing local Toronto music to the airwaves back in the day, and was the key element in Q107s rise to popularity in the ’80s and the architect of much of the station’s foundation, innovation, and reputation. The information herein has been updated. Enjoy

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