Michel Lalonde



PodcastsAug 9, 2020

Deux légendes (Two Legends)

In 1969, I was in a group with three other guys and, brimming with wit, we decided to call ourselves ABCD. We had arranged two songs that represented my whole songwriting catalogue. Our manager arranged for a recording session to produce a 45 single consisting of "Pour l'amour, y a du temps", a hippy-inspired peace anthem on side A and "Demain, nous revenons à Tijuana". a little nod at the counter culture of the late sixties on side B.

So, bright and early, one Saturday morning...

Listen to Episode 7 - Deux légendes

PodcastsAug 5, 2020

A Less Quiet Revolution

As America is seduced by the charm of all that is British, the Québec scene is equally enthralled. Soon a bevy of young talented artists and musicians are adapting this music and releasing French versions of American and British hits.

Episode 6 A Less Quiet Revolution

PodcastsJul 27, 2020


A few days before school started in 1969, three friends of mine and I went on weekend trip to New York City. On our way, we stopped at a bar in upstate New York and met some kids. They told us about this cool music festival they'd come back from, that we had barely heard about.

Episode 5 Woodstock

PodcastsJul 18, 2020

The Summer of Love

1967... Canada was 100 years old, and western popular culture was about to enter an new era. Those were heady times with a whole new generation on the move and intent on shaking things up and changing the world.

Episode 4 - The Summer of Love

PodcastsJul 12, 2020

The British Invasion

With the Beatles leading the way, an avalanche of new groups would soon set foot in America, bands that had assimilated and re-shaped American Pop, Soul, R&B, Rockabilly and Country Music and were now coming back to energize the North American music scene.

Episode 3 L'Invasion britannique

 More info on series (French)

PodcastsJul 4, 2020


Welcome to episode 2 of the eight-part series Mon Amérique.  Today we flash back to February 1964 when four young men from Liverpool landed in America and changed pop music forever.


More info on series (French)

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