A Song for You (TV series)

A Song for You was a Canadian music variety television series which aired on CBC Television from 1962 to 1964.

A Song for You
Genremusic variety
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
Running time15 minutes
Original release
NetworkCBC Television
Release7 July 1962 (1962-07-07) –
27 June 1964 (1964-06-27)

Premise edit

This Winnipeg-produced series featured musician Jose Poneira (piano and vocals) whose quartet featured James Cordepal (bass), Lenny Breau (guitar) and Robert Gross (drums). Alternate weeks included singer Maxine Ware. Each episode was based on a style of music or a particular theme which was supported by various songs and visiting guest artists.[1]

Scheduling edit

The first season of this 15-minute series was broadcast on Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 7 July to 15 September 1962. From that point, it aired Sundays at 1:00 p.m., then at 12:30 p.m. from 6 October to 29 December 1963. Its final run was broadcast Saturdays 6:30 p.m. from 4 April to 27 June 1964.

References edit

  1. ^ Corcelli, John (May 2005). "A Song for You". Canadian Communications Foundation. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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