Celebration (Radio)

Broadcast Run: 
1971 to 1974
Broadcast Medium: 

Aired Tuesday evenings from September 1975 to May 1976.

Tommy Ambrose was the host of this half hour program of gospel music featuring the Celebration Choir. The show was notable for being given a time-slot on Tuesday nights, rather than being buried in the Sunday morning schedule. All the music was put into a spiritual context ,with short interviews with people talking about the deeper meaning of the songs.

Doug Riley, jazz pianist and arranger, prepared all the music for Ambrose and choir. The show was produced for the CBC by Bill Davis and Sam Lovullo.

Written by John Corcelli - August, 2005

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