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Sterling Faux at CFTR already CFOM D.JAY

Post by Guylaine on Thu 8 May - 16:12

Talent: STIRLING FAUX
Station: CFTR Toronto
Date: June, 1973
Time: 6:00



The contrast was dramatic when beautiful-music formatted CHFI-AM became Top 40 rocker CFTR in the early '70s. Instead of Don Parrish playing the Living Strings on Candlelight and Wine, we were hearing Doc Holliday blasting out the Edgar Winter Group's Frankenstein. It was quite an adjustment, even though the easy-listening sounds did continue on the FM side.

But CFTR was a great rock station, a perfect foil to the well-established CHUM. Deejays like Jim Brady, Steve Shannon, Holliday and others gave the station a somewhat raunchy quality missing from CHUM, for years Toronto's top 40 mainstay.

In 1973, Sterling Faux was on the 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. shift at CFTR. Here him here.
http://rockradioscrapbook.ca/faux.ram

(The Gary Pfieffer Collection)

Sterling Faux already been working at CFOM AM 1340

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