A profile of music industry pioneer Duff Roman (pictured), a David Bowie app, and the return of Backstreet Boys. Also in the headlines are Moscow Apartment, Pedro The Lion, Eugene Ripper, Nikki Yanofsky, Travis Scott, Jack Stoddart, Dierks Bentley, Jean Machine, Hey Jude, CineCycle, David Braid, Queen, Cherrie Laurel, Mötley Crüe, EMI, Godless Studios, the Oscars, and Oliver Mtukudzi.
Now 80, the greatly decorated radio legend remains busy with his fingers set in several pies. In March 2019 he caps his career with a special achievement award that truly recognizes his laudable contributions to Canada's music biz.
Duff Roman is one of the most influential radio execs in Canada and his time with CHUM is well-documented. Here are some of the highlights of a career that began in 1955 and continues to this day.