Let's Sing Out

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Let's Sing Out
Presented byOscar Brand
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
ProducerSyd Banks
Original networkCTV Television Network
CBC Television
Original release1963 (1963) –
7 July 1967 (1967-07-07)

Let's Sing Out was a Canadian music television series which aired on CTV from 1963 to 1966, then on CBC Television until 1968.


This series, patterned after the American Hootenanny show, featured contemporary folk music hosted by folk musician Oscar Brand.[1] Episodes were filmed on location at universities and geared towards post-secondary school audiences.[2]

Guests included such artists as Eric Andersen, Phil Ochs, Tom Rush, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Josh White Jr. and The Clancy Brothers.


Let's Sing Out began in 1963 on CTV. The series was broadcast on the CBC network. This began on October 7, 1966. Airing Fridays at 5:30 p.m. (Eastern) until July 7, 1967. It was rebroadcast on CBC from July 5 to 20 September 1968, also in the Friday 5:30 p.m time slot. Let's Sing Out was sold to markets in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.[2]


  1. ^ Rutherford, Paul (1990). When Television Was Young: Primetime Canada 1952–1967. University of Toronto Press. p. 195. ISBN 0-8020-5830-2.
  2. ^ a b Corcelli, John (May 2005). "Let's Sing Out". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

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