EP 286 | Christmas in the Round 2018 Revisited


It all started as a Christmas Tradition many years ago at the CBC.
Christmas songs and stories were exchanged in a studio with artists who knew and respected each other.  Roy Forbes and Shari Ulrich

were in that studio years ago and over the years
we’ve always talked about keeping that tradition alive.
(As always in memory of our producer Susan Englebert, who lost her battle
with Cancer)

When Barney Bentall started doing Christmas Food Bank Tours with his Cariboo Express the possibility of gathering once again became a reality.
On the next Stew, a repeat of Christmas in the Round – Year One.  Recorded  2018 in the boardroom at Roundhouse Radio in Vancouver.  Thank You Don Shafer.

The Rounders are:

Shari Ulrich – iconic singer, songwriter, and musician.
Roy Forbes – Host of Roy’s Record Room and much-admired artist.
Barney Bentall – He’s everywhere and always making great music. Bringing joy!
Shaun Verreault –  One half of Wide Mouth Mason.  String Slinger. Sings like a bird
Jim Byrnes – St Louis born…West Coast raised. Carries the blues with him.  Fine actor.
Craig Northey – co-founder of  Odds. Touring with Steven Page Trio. Currently a member of Trans Canada Highwaymen.   Solid Songwriter.
Everyone brings a favorite Christmas song and personal story to exchange.
Fun was had by all…  Hope you like.
Susan would have loved it.

Merry Christmas all!