Let's Sing Out

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Let's Sing Out
Genremusic
Presented byOscar Brand
Country of originCanada
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
Production
Producer(s)Syd Banks
Release
Original networkCTV Television Network
CBC Television
Original release1963 –
7 July 1967

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

Premise[edit]

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.

Scheduling[edit]

Let's Sing Out began in 1963 on CTV. The series was broadcast on the CBC network beginning 7 October 1966, airing Fridays at 5:30 p.m. (Eastern) until 7 July 1967. It was rebroadcast on CBC from 5 July 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]

References[edit]

  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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