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Anyone remember this?

Post by Antarctica » Tue Sep 03, 2002 5:13 pm

Alternaline, sound familiar from 93ish or so? It was a telephone messaging entertainment thing where some cfny tunes were played and discussed. Dani Elwell, Don Burns and Lee Carter I recall were the main hosts. I think CJ O'Connor from EYE also hosted a part of it too. That was a clever idea, any idea why it was discontinued? Anything like that exist, either phone or web today? A


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Post by kenf » Wed Sep 04, 2002 10:30 am

Who, What, & Where?
"Don't be Cheap, Buy some Jazz". I swear it's a DJ's standard signoff used I think on Sat (6:55-7:00pm) around '85/'86 after playing an hour's jazz music.
It may even have been on a different radio station before I would commence listening to 'ny.
(or maybe all my memories are scrambled)


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Post by kevpunni » Thu Sep 12, 2002 7:54 pm

Yes! I Remember Alterna-line. It was very good. It was an avenue for checking out "new music" that couldn't be heard on the FM dial at the time. Too bad it was only over a phone speaker. It went to a 900-charge number then disappeared after that.
Remember Don Berns and DJ Ian hosting a show called "The Spirited Radio Hour" on Energy 108 around the same time?


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Post by Antarctica » Thu Sep 12, 2002 10:49 pm

Yeah I think I remember that too, the radio hour that is... it was like 93-94ish perhaps?? Yeah thats right it did turn into some 900#. Its too bad they dont have anything like that anymore :o( Speaking of Energy, thats kaput now too. They had like 3 energy stations in the GTA, sorta GTA anyway. One in Barrie, one in Oshawa and the one in Burlington. I think the only energy that is around is the one in Barrie because the one in Oshawa is now back to magic 949 or whatever its called. Oh man, why am I talking about this?? No one here cares about what happened to energy lol, I'm rambling as usual...blame it on pregnancy hormones lol, okay I'll shut up now, take care. A

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Post by Spirit Admin (Admin) » Tue Sep 24, 2002 11:44 am

We've actually got two of those Energy 108 air checks from Berns and Ian online here, check the full air check page:

...and pregnancy hormones can explain away eating pickles with chocolate sauce, but I don't know about rambling...


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Post by Antarctica » Tue Sep 24, 2002 12:17 pm

lol not me, I look at either of those and I throw up! Anyway thanks for the link, I'm gonna check that out. Not that this is relavent to the spirit but do you have any idea why energy pretty much went defunct? A


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Post by Anonymous » Thu Jul 03, 2003 12:45 pm

Anyone remember the Title and Artist for this 80's tune with the following lyrics snip-it?

Money's scarce but family honor, brings it home, brings it home...... dinners, beer & liquor
Skeletons fall out of cupboards, curtains drawn fall open to allow
The light....that place around your face
Yes we'll get by

....oh yes she had a baby, it was painful, it was worth it
and all the time they stuck the knife in, pull it up and twist it around...


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Post by awayawayaway » Fri Jun 24, 2005 3:24 am

I've been looking for this song for a year. Always heard it in clubs and on the radio but never cared until i stopped hearing it. And IT"S KILLING ME!


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Post by flat6s » Fri Jun 24, 2005 4:50 pm

The song is "A Way" by The Bolshoi.

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