August 20, 2022 – We have doing this “Today in Rock History” since July 4, 2022. Usually on any given research day we come up with 5-10 birthdays but today we have 20 and one of these rockers first hard dreams of being an accountant – well that didn’t happen.
John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 40 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a newsman so he would have the skills to write about the artists that inspired him since he bought his first album, “Madman Across The Water” by Elton John as a teen. In the ’80s Beaudin was the host of the syndicated radio show “The Cross Canada Report” which had two versions (Rock and A/C). Beaudin was also asked to be a judge at the Juno Awards (Canada’s answer to the Grammys) Twice. He has anchored every position in radio including morning and afternoon drive and was a Program and Music Director for The Breeze and California 103 in Calgary. He currently hosts a weekly evening show at Move 103.5 (formerly QM-FM) in Vancouver and on iHeartRadio.
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