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1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution
Author: Richard Watts

Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer has worn numerous hats over the years, from Bette Midler impersonator to daycare operator. But the one that fits her best is blues booster. Rhymer, a Victoria native, spends almost all her waking hours dedicated to blues, eith...
Author: Mike Devlin

Documentary tells story of Dishrags, Central Saanich all-female punk band

Red and Madame Dishrags are bios of Vancouver’s Red Robinson, the most famous radio disc jockey in B.C. history, and the Dishrags, a key but little-known female punk group from Victoria.
Author: Mike Devlin

Welcome to rock 'n roll city

Local historian Glenn Parfitt was determined to create a website chronicling the early days of rock ’n’ roll in Victoria — despite the challenges involved in tracking down material.
Author: Mike Devlin
Published by: Times Colonist

High times in Victoria: Remembering the Summer of Love

Remembering the Summer of Love
Author: Mike Devlin

Victoria educator Jerry Bryant was ‘giant musical force,’ taught at Esquimalt High

Jerry Bryant, a blues musician who had a knack for opening doors into the world of music for generations of local students, has died at age 98. The singer and jazz pianist, who was born in Kansas City on April Fool’s Day in 1923, died Aug. 19.
Author: Pedro Arrais
Published by: Times Colonist

A passing of the torch for Victoria's rock music history archives

Royal City Music Project co-founder Glenn Parfitt wants valuable cultural material preserved
Author: Don Descoteau
Published by: Monday Magazine

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal

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Lance Gooderham Ian Gibson David Harris Doug Cunliffe
Author: DocH

At 90, Jerry Bryant's not feeling blue

Jerry Bryant celebration concert with the Island Big Band
Author: adrian chamberlain
Published by: Times Colonist

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Published by: Victoria Music Scene
Author: Adam Lee

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A passing of the torch for Victoria's rock music history archives

Royal City Music Project co-founder Glenn Parfitt wants valuable cultural material preserved
Author: Don Descoteau
Published by: Monday Magazine
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