Dal Richards, legendary band leader and Vancouver’s King of Swing, has passed away just ahead of what would have been his 98th birthday on January 5th. Richards played 79 consecutive New Year’s Eve gigs and was a part of the PNE for 76 years. He was a radio host, performer, lyricist, and much more to […]
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There are some great Vancouver entertainers but to me, it’s tough to beat the legendary Dal Richards. Richards is a big band leader, radio host, performer, lyricist, and much more to the many who he has touched with his music and spirit for the better part of the last century. This year marks his 75th […]