Saying “Good Bye” to My Beloved Sistahmar

I never imagined that I would begin 2012 by writing a memorial for my dear friend Marilyn Hamilton from Kitchener Ontario. “Sistahmar,” as she is known to her multitude of Marsbar Theatre friends and fans, left this world on December 31, 2011 at 8:50 AM. The only word that even comes close to describing how … Continue reading

Marsbar Playlist ~ 1-8-2012

January 8, 2012 David Marsden on the Rock.FM every Saturday and Sunday night from 7 p.m. until midnight. Tonight was very, very difficult. David created a fantastic and heartfelt tribute to SistahMar (Marilyn Hamilton), recalling how they first met, and how Marilyn was instrumental in creating the chatroom that brought so many lovely people together. … Continue reading

80’s Music Rules ~ More from Retrospect CFRC-FM ~ 1-3-12

Still reeling from losing one of the best friends a person could ever wish for, I wasn’t sure about tuning in tonight. But Ed-FM washed away any doubt, and for two hours, the music made me whole again. Thank you Ed for all you do. The world is definitely a sadder place with Sistahmar’s passing, … Continue reading

David Marsden Birthday Cotillion ~ 3-14-2010

In honor of the annual David Marsden Birthday Cotillion held at Andy Poolhall in Toronto ON, Canada Sunday March 14, 2010, today’s feature is a video montage of the event. Sistahmar, Roving Ambassador and founder of the Marsbar Theatre Chat Room, outdid herself with this festive occasion. Not only did most of the members of the … Continue reading

80’s Music Rules ~ Legendary DJ David Marsden and His New Broadcast Schedule

(Click the link for previous posts about David Marsden.) Canadian DJ David Marsden has been an icon of free-form broadcasting for the past four decades. Imagine radio as you would personally program it, and look no further. David has given life to the word “eclectic” by successfully combining music that is multi-genre, spans different musical … Continue reading

Merry Christmas Mr. Marsden ~ 2009

I have written about Canadian DJ David Marsden’s Christmas Eve show in the past, and how moving, funny, poignant, and thoughtful it is. Although I have not had the pleasure of listening for the past 28 or so years like many very fortunate folks have, it has definitely become a part of my Christmas Eve … Continue reading

80’s Music Rules ~ More from Retrospect CFRC-FM ~ 08-18-09

Ed’s show was as hot as an August afternoon in Florida once again this week. Not only did he fulfill Sistahmar’s wish to hear “Sex Gorilla,” he treated us all to a radio world premier of an 80’s tune – Victims Of Pleasure’s “Feel Like A Dancer.” If you missed it, then you missed out on … Continue reading