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Doug Thompson: CONFESSIONS OF A PROFESSIONAL ROCK AND ROLL INTERVIEWER

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 3, 2012 by segarini

IN THE BEGINNING (MY RADIO DAYS & HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS)

When I first started in radio in 1964 at CJCA in Edmonton (while still attending school), then, in February of 1965, being hired at CHUM Toronto, the station I’d dreamed of working for since I was 13 years old, I never for one second, ever imagined I’d become a professional rock and roll interviewer.  Of course, that was and is only part of what I did and continue to do.

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