Canadian television was a land of opportunities for international recording artists: this episode features stories and performances by Sammy Davis Jr, Joan Baez, Jackie Mittoo and several of the top Blues musicians ever captured on film.
Canadian musicians brought social change to centre stage - this episode looks at Sarah McLachlan, k.d.lang, Oscar Peterson, Craig Russell and Johnny Cash.
The kids used music to shake up the status quo. This episode features The Guess Who, the Crew Cuts, Carole Pope, James Taylor, Lorne Michaels, and Jefferson Starship.
Artists used music to bring marginalized voices to the mainstream. This episode features Buffy Sainte Marie, Jeff Healey, Maestro Fresh Wes, Harry Belafonte and Duke Ellington.
Canadian music was being drowned out so we developed our very own Star Machine- this episode features Gordon Lightfoot, Randy Bachman, Celine Dion, Crowbar and Pat Benatar.
The path to global success has been long and hard for many of our biggest artists. CBC was often there to record their first steps on the road to global stardom when they were waiting in the wings
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