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With a broadcasting career extending back to his teens, Red Robinson was there for the beginning of Rock n’ Roll. He started working as a disc jockey at 16. He quickly became instrumental to the voice of radio, turning the stations he worked for into Rock and Roll powerhouses.

Red has been the emcee for countless historical events. 1957 he was the emcee for the Elvis Presley show, and in 1964 for The Beatles concert He promoted “The Legends of Rock ‘n Roll” at Expo 86, presenting dozens of Rock and Roll giants, including Ray Charles, Roy Orbison, and Fats Domino.

Red was recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a pioneer rock 'n roll deejay by having some of his memorabilia, photos, and historic recorded interviews included in a hall exhibit. Red was elected into the Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame in 1997 and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame in 2000. In 2008, Red received two honours, the Bruce Allen/Sam Feldman Legend Award, and  The Royal British Columbia Museum acknowledged Red as one of the 123 influential British Columbians. Red has been called one of history’s most influential 150 people by the B.C. government.

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