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Monday January 12th, 2015 with Joe Reilly and tic
A Tribute to Mark Valcour

Tonight a Tribute to Mark Valcour. tic joins Joe Reilly to pay tribute to CKCU stalwart Mark Valcour who sadly passed away quite suddenly on the 7th of January. From 1980 til 1984 he was Production Manager here at CKCU-FM and he remained a vital part of the station producing the program Live Revolutions - a show that featured live music recordings featuring a myriad of artists in a wide range of musical venues. The last episode of Live Revolutions under Mark's production aired on December 25th, 2014 -- You can hear it right here: tic and Joe reminisce about Mark and thanks to tic's amazing archiving, we share moments from No Wasted Words a program that was produced by CKCU's production department every week during the 1980s and into the 1990s. The show ran Monday nights at midnight and featured in-house productions of sonic landscapes created by members of the CKCU production staff. Over the years Joe and Mark had many discussions about the merits of some shows... and Mark always defended the creativity and hard work of the production department staffers! Chris White also drops in to share his thoughts about Mark's work on the first Ottawa Folk Festival back in 1994. We all miss Mark. His spirit will always be part of CKCU.
Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad
Moby - Play - V2
Callin' You
Lonesome Paul - Shed Sessions 4 Canadian
The Desmonds - Shed Sessions Canadian
Exploding Meet - Shed Sessions Canadian
No Wasted Words Episode #60, Funding Drive edition Nov. 5th, 1984
CKCU Staff - None Canadian
No Wasted Words Episode #100, Sept. 15th, 1986
CKCU Staff - None Canadian
No Wasted Words Episode "Loopdeeloop"
CKCU Staff - None Canadian
No Wasted Words Episode - Live Funding Drive Nov. 4th, 1985
CKCU Staff - None Canadian
No Wasted Words Episode Beer, April 30th, 1984
CKCU Staff - None Canadian
No Wasted Words Episode Funding Drive #1, Nov. 1989
CKCU Staff - None Canadian
Renny's Riot
Scarlet Drops - None Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Matthew Crosier (host)
Great show, Joe and tic !!!

9:46 PM, January 12th, 2015
Matthew Crosier (host)
No Wasted Words, with Mark during funding drive, featuring a tape deck tune up by John Pitcher, amazing !!!

9:58 PM, January 12th, 2015
Junior Smith
Through our lifetime we are visited by angels. These are Individuals who come into you life at the most opportune time, to help to nurture and to give. Mark, was one of those angel. Mark was a giver..and it begs to complete the other half. Mark was not a taker. Truly an invaluable individual who worked tirelessly to make CKCU sound good. I will miss him for his self-less devotion to excellence and hard work. With love.

10:23 PM, January 12th, 2015
Janis Lockwood
Mark Valcour made a huge contribution to CKCU-FM, and he made many friends while doing it. He will be deeply missed. Thank you Joe and tic for this wonderful show in Mark's honour.

1:41 PM, January 13th, 2015
Janis Lockwood
By the way, Mark taught me how to roll mic cables and once I'd been taught, he let me roll them, no problem! Big smile, tic!

1:48 PM, January 13th, 2015
Dāv Fot
I hope that Mark's NWW archive... and in fact, his entire recording archive is housed for posterity. Much of it would have to be digitized, but it's a legacy that deserves to be preserved!

8:38 PM, January 15th, 2015
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