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Songs by Bob Roberts

Item is an audio cassette containing songs written by Bob Roberts. The first song is his entry for the Centennial Song competition and is about Vancouver and Expo '86. There are two other songs on the cassette, the sleeve suggests they were written by Bob Roberts as well, one is a Christmas song.

Sunday magazine

Item is an audio tape containing a recording of the second half of Sunday Magazine, a radio phone-in talk show. E. Jane Rittenhouse is guest on the talk show hosted by Rod Booth. She answers calls about the drug/alcohol/addiction/mental health issues in Vancouver. Rittenhouse talks about the legalization of marijuana. Recording includes some advertisements.

Tape 6 - Everest - Yaletown

Item is raw sound for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes Alan talking about the problems encountered with generators. Some goofing around talking in accents from Eastern Canada. The importance of electrical power and the various uses that the power is necessary for. Andre talks about the yaks and logistics involved in using and budgeting for yaks and negotiating with locals. He also talks about difficulties in dealing with the Chinese liaison officer and the budget in general. Andre also talks about dealing through the CMA [Chinese Mountaineering Association?]. John talks about his symptoms and how he dealt with suffering from some initial symptoms of high altitude pulmonary edema. Also includes wild sound for camera role 46 and 44 or 45. Includes sounds of crampons on ice, ice picks, other tools going into the ice and the sound of clipping carabineers on to ropes, and ambient outdoor sounds of a wheat field and airport.

Tape 7 - interview and general [ambience?]

Item is original sound element for the documentary "Everest - Climb for Hope." Includes audio of a team meeting with Ross and other Everest - Climb for Hope team members [includes voices of Alan, Dennis, Peter, Timo, John, Mario, Pat, Hilda]. Planning a summit bid.

Vancouver Centennial Commission

Item is an audio reel containing radio spots with messages recorded by various residents of Vancouver (including Mike Harcourt, Bill Good, Gary Crystal, Dal Richards and Valerie Gibson) wishing Vancouver a happy birthday and advertising the Centennial hotline.

Vancouver City

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of the song "Vancouver City" written for the Centennial Song competition. The lyrics were written by Ted Lund and the music was written by Keith Kemp.

Vancouver Song

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of a song written by Lois Kerr for the Centennial Song competition. The song on this recording was sung by Cait Beddoes and arranged and performed by Cait [Beddoes] and Carson.

Vancouver air raid exercise

Item is an audio reel containing a CBC report of air raid drill "Operation Beware" at Vancouver. Part of larger Pacific Northwest civil defense exercise. Individuals on the recording include reporters Marce Munro and Ray Mackness.

Vancouver town

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of "Vancouver town" sung by Shirley Rogers and submitted to the Centennial Song competition.

Vancouver you'll always look like home to me

Item is an audio recording consisting of three versions of the song "Vancouver You'll Always Look Like Home to Me." The first track is the song with full vocals, the second track is the same song with no lead vocals (but background vocals), and the third track has no vocals (instrumental). The first track begins at 1 min., 41 sec.

Vancouver, star of the west

Item is an audio cassette containing a recording of the song "Vancouver, the star of the west" written by Russell Gordon Kearns and submitted to the Centennial Song competition. Vocals on the recording are performed by Karen Kelm.

We Are Proud (demo)

Item is a demo of the dance single "We Are Proud" performed by Dayle Tomson and produced by Gary Rhodes Productions.

Wicken, Sonia

Item is an interview of Sonia Wicken. Major topics addressed include Community life and the Dunbar Resident's Association. Interview conducted by Pam Chambers.

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