1410 CFUN

Tom Lucas, CFUN 1410 Vancouver BC | March 23, 1977

From Bob Gilmore’s personal collection, here’s a great ‘check of Tom Lucas having a great time on MusicRadio C-FUN! The approach sounds like a combination of WCFL with KHJ imaging/jingles, if there could be such an animal. This is high energy at its best, and of course, for you youn’uns out there, this was on AM before it turned into a barren wasteland of senseless psychobabble. Listen to the reverb… it’s cranked to the level of WABC around the same time period. The jingles are from TM (IIRC), and ‘The Luker (pronounced Luke – er) is a screamer. C-FUN is giving away money – if they call out your license plate you’ve only got a few minutes to call the station and claim your prize! The production is well done, the station not over-p...

Bob Merchant; Ched Miller, 1410 CFUN Vancouver BC | 1978

Contributor Neal Bowden checks in with the first recording from him in what seems like several years! There’s something rather RKO-Esque about CFUN. Perhaps its the jingles, or maybe the way the jocks sound on the air. Who consulted CFUN in 1978? Well, this was smack in the middle of CFUN’s second Top 40 era, at a time where the station was probably at the top of its game. Sure sounds like it was. Clean, crisp audio, presented in a nine minute scope. That’s what you’ll find, listening to one of Canada’s most memorable AM Top 40 stations from the 1970s. 1410 Vancouver is now All-Sports CFTE.

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