Skinheads, Fur Traders, and DJs: An Adventure Through the by Kim Clarke Champniss

By Kim Clarke Champniss

The precise tale of a legend of Canadian popular culture broadcasting and how he acquired his commence within the Seventies: operating as a fur dealer for the Hudson’s Bay corporation within the Northwest Territories after which relocating directly to DJing in disco-era Vancouver.

A precise tale of an adventurous pop-loving teen who, within the early Nineteen Seventies, went from London’s discotheques to the Canadian sub-arctic to paintings for the Hudson’s Bay corporation. His activity? procuring furs and aiding run the buying and selling put up within the cost of Arviat (then often called Eskimo Point), Northwest Territories (population: 750).

That younger guy is Kim Clarke Champniss, who could later develop into a VJ on MuchMusic. His awesome adventures spread out in a series of On the Road stories throughout Canada. His mind-boggling trip, from London to the some distance Canadian North after which to the highlight, is the stuff of song and television legends. Kim brings his fantastic wisdom of song, popular culture, and the background of disco song, weaving them into this wild tale of his intriguing and uniquely loopy 1970s.

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