Cross Canada Barn Dance (Series) (1961-1962)

Aka: Cross-Canada Barn Dance

As one of CTV's first shows, Cross Canada Barn Dance aired for 26 weeks in the 1961-1962 season, showcasing country music acts from all over Canada and the U.S. The one-hour program was made up of several segments, each originating from CTV stations across Canada.

Evan Kemp .... Host
Mac Beattie .... Regular (Ottawa Segment)
Gaetan Fairfield .... Regular (Ottawa Segment)
Howie James .... Regular (Vancouver Segment)
Donn Reynolds .... Regular (Winnipeg Segment)
Cindy Reynolds .... Regular (Winnipeg Segment)
Isobel Wood .... Regular (Winnipeg Segment)
Bill Grogan .... Regular (Winnipeg Segment)

Original Broadcaster(s): CTV

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My father, Bob Cook performed on this show when he was younger. I would love to get the footage of the episodes he appeared on. Any suggestions? He was from Winnipeg, and boy can he croon. :)

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For an in-depth look at CBC programs (1952-82),
Blaine Allan's directory