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Weird Harold Kendall

  • Inducted into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004

BIOGRAPHY:

Harold Kendall’s passion and knowledge of country music is legendary in the Canadian broadcasting industry. Kendall began his commitment to a career in radio early and by the time he left high school; he was 100% certain that he wanted to work in the music industry.

Kendall spent two decades at CKWX in Victoria, BC (1973-1993) at the Music Director, becoming one of the most knowledgeable sources for music facts and history in the industry. Kendall was known as the ‘go-to’ man for any information about music and artists, right across Canada.

Kendall received the handle ‘Weird” when asked to entertain visiting star Roger Miller, who had the reputation of being a very funny and outgoing star. By the time Miller left, a co-worker at CKWX thought Kendall had been so affected that he dubbed him “Weird” and the name stuck throughout his career.

 
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