Cross Canada Barndance
Colorful producer Syd Banks, who was responsible for producing several of CTV's early shows, gave the nation this weekly compilation of various country music acts taped in different parts of Canada. It was the forerunner of several similarly styled country shows that ran on CTV over many years, and took advantage of the significant array of talents available in this genre.
The one-hour program ran on Saturday nights at 11:00pm in the network's first season, 1961-62.
Written by Pip Wedge - August, 2002