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MEMOIR MOMENTS

Enjoy book bonus coverage by watching Memoir Moments. Here you will learn more about the iconic Sportstalk theme music, The Pauser, Roadtrip of a Lifetime, the Sportstalk Limo and more. 

THE GIFT OF SPORTSTALK

TURN BACK
THE TAPE

“Turn back the Tape” and re-live Sportstalk segments from yesteryear.  Hear our 1995 show from the Canucks players bench, our specially produced 10th Anniversary special, what happened the night a former MLB player failed to fulfil his promise to appear, and a young/nervous host interviewing a baseball broadcast icon.

Also listen to interviews with Stan Smyl, Pat Quinn, Jim Robson, Paul Henderson, Bob Cole, Andy Bathgate, Joe Sakic, Vin Scully, Kerry Fraser, Tiger Williams, Glen Hanlon and more.

 Hope you enjoy!

Tiger Williams
Dave Hansen
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Stan Fischler
A Bathgate
Gino Odjick
Dan CFMI Studio
Vin Scully
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Dave Hanson from Slapshot fame

tiger williams

Jim Taylor Author & Writer in 2010

The Stan Fischler Book Factory and more….

Journey – Andy Bathgate – April 1, 2005 – Part 1

Gino Odjick Journey series (Part one)

10th Anniversary – Special – Part 1

Vin Scully with Dan in 1987

Alan Hinton sings White Is The Colour on Sportstalk

Bob Cole
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Bret Boone
Glen Hanlon
Paul Henderson
Pat Quinn
Kerry Fraser
Curt Smith
Stan Smyl
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Logo for Sportstalk 2014
AM 650 Sportstalk 2013

Bob Cole on Sportstalk in 2012

Joe Sakic after Hockey Hall of Fame Induction

Bret Boone stiffs Dan and Brook But who gets the last laugh?

Glen Hanlon on Sportstalk

Paul Henderson and the biggest Canadian goal ever

Pat Quinn on Sportstalk

NHL referee Kerry Fraser

Curt Smith author of the Vin Scully Story

Farewell NHL at Pacific Coliseum with Stan Smyl, Jim Robson, and Harry Neale in 1995.

AM650 Sportstalk – Promo created Sept 29, 2013

Sportstalk Promo on CKNW

AM650 Sportstalk – Promo 2 [Sept 2013]

2023 INTERVIEWS

Dan being interviewed about the book and the BC Sports Hall of Fame on Radio, TV and Podcasts 

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S&P Presents: Jim Hughson & Dan Russell

APRIL 5, 2023 - A special Good Friday edition of S&P Presents: Vancouver Media Legends. The guys bring back the media legends theme that generated so much awesome feedback in February with former voice of the Vancouver Canucks and Hockey Night in Canada Jim Hughson and sports-talk pioneer Dan Russell. Listen here to the podcast Watch here on youtube

2022 INTERVIEWS

Dan being interviewed about the book and the BC Sports Hall of Fame on Radio, TV and Podcasts 

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Part 2 - Hartley's Cat Scan with Dan Russell

DECEMBER 14, 2022 - Hartley’s guest this week is the legendary host of Sportstalk and author Dan Russell (Part 2). Listen here

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Part 1 - Hartley's Cat Scan with Dan Russell

DECEMBER 7, 2022 - He was a pioneer in radio sports talk and was the @WHL voice on Shaw TV. In this week's Cat Scan author @DanRussellST talks about documenting his shows, memorable interviews, highs and lows of a 30-year run, details on one of his well known callers The Pauser, and much more in Part 1. Listen here

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PODCAST: Broadcaster Dan Russell inducted into B.C. Sports Hall of Fame

NOVEMBER 7, 2022 - On this edition of ‘MOJ on Sports’, Bob Marjanovich chats with retired broadcaster Dan Russell who hosted nearly 8,000 programs of ‘Sportstalk’ spanning more than 30 years. Listen here

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PART 2 - More with B.C. Sports Hall of Famer Dan Russell

OCTOBER 30, 2022 - What better time than now to hear from Vancouver sports radio legend Dan Russell, the newest member of the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame’s media wing? Russell joins host Bob Mackin Jr. for part 2 of an interview about Pleasant Good Evening, Russell’s memoir of 30 wild and turbulent years hosting Canada’s longest running sports radio talkshow. Listen here

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PART 1 - thePodcast: Dan Russell's SportsTalk made evenings pleasant and good for 30 years - theBreaker

OCTOBER 23, 2022 - Russell joins host Bob Mackin Jr. for part 1 of an interview about Pleasant Good Evening, Russell’s memoir of 30 wild and turbulent years hosting Canada’s longest running sports radio talkshow. Listen here

PART 3 - CityNews Bookshelf: Dan Russell (Pleasant Good Evening)

AUGUST 14, 2022 - Dan Russell looks back on his career in "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir. My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk" with John Ackermann Listen here

PART 1 - CityNews Bookshelf: Dan Russell (Pleasant Good Evening)

AUGUST 14, 2022 - Dan Russell looks back on his career in "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir. My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk" with John Ackermann Listen here

Dan Russell on his book "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir"

JUNE 3, 2022 - Canadian sports talk radio legend Dan Russell joined Dave Jamieson to look back on his career and his book, "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir".
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Dan Russell, creator and host of Sportstalk, releases new memoir

MAY 20, 2022 - Sportstalk creator and host Dan Russell joins us to discuss his new memoir "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir: My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk"
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Former Sportstalk host looks back over 20 year career

MAY 19, 2022 - Dan Russell, former host of Sportstalk heard on C-FAX 1070. Dan talked about his days as host of Sportstalk which aired nightly on CFAX 1070 for over 20 years. He has a new book out this week : 'Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir: My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk Radio'
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Radio NL Local First News with Dan Russell

May 18, 2022 - Host Paul James speaks with Dan Russell about his new book, Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir.
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Dan Russell to release new book, “Pleasant Good Evening: A Memoir” on May 20th

May 16, 2022 - Legendary SportsTalk host, from 1984-2014 Dan Russell joins the show to talk about his days on CKNW covering the Vancouver sports scene and his new book - “Pleasant Good Evening: A Memoir”
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Dan Russell on his new book and legendary career

May 13, 2022 - Legendary Sportstalk host Dan Russell joined Donnie and Dhali - The Team on CHECK to discuss his new book coming out next week and his legendary career.
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PART 4 - CityNews Bookshelf: Dan Russell (Pleasant Good Evening)

AUGUST 14, 2022 - Dan Russell looks back on his career in "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir. My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk" with John Ackermann Listen here

PART 2 - CityNews Bookshelf: Dan Russell (Pleasant Good Evening)

AUGUST 14, 2022 - Dan Russell looks back on his career in "Pleasant Good Evening - A Memoir. My 30 Wild and Turbulent Years of Sportstalk" with John Ackermann Listen here

A Pleasant Good Evening with Dan Russell - omny.fm

AUGUST 6, 2022 - Longtime Vancouver sports show host Dan Russell has written a memoir entitled, 'Pleasant Good Evening.' He and CJOB Sports Director Kelly Moore go way back, so Kelly chatted with Dan about his new book. Listen here

Toddcast Podcast

MAY 24, 2022 - We talk to #Sportstalk host Dan Russell about the ’94 #Canucks, binge watching #BetterCallSaul #Ozark #Seinfeld, interviewing #BobbyOrr, seeing #PeterFrampton in concert, keeping a #diary, #McDavid and #TheOilers playoff hopes, #PavelBure, #JimRobson and the #BrianBurke segment, #bigband 70s music and #rap, #NearDeath story between #Calgary and #MedicineHat, #family and more in this 34 minute #podcast!
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Dan Russell, Sportstalk Show Legend releases memoir, Pleasant Good Evening, My 30 Wild, Turbulent.

MAY 19, 2022 - Dan Russell, Sports Talk Show Legend releases memoir, Pleasant Good Evening, My 30 Wild, and Turbulent Years of Sports Talk. It was the longest and most popular show in Canada. Dan talked about his sports broadcaster career, his inspiration for writing his memoir, the guests on his shows. He also shared his most memorable moments and his influences.
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Halford & Brough in the Morning: The legend Dan Russell

May 17, 2022 - Mike and Jason welcome in Vancouver broadcasting legend Dan Russell to talk about the glory days of Sports Talk with Dan Russell. AJ Haefele joins the show to preview Avalanche vs Blues.
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Former Sportstalk host Dan Russell opens up about his life on the air in “Pleasant Good Evening – A Memoir”

May 15, 2022 - Jay Janower speaks with legendary Sportstalk host Dan Russell about his new book “Pleasant Good Evening – a Memoir.”
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