Chuck’s Classics features Abba…


Today, Chuck’s Classics features Abba with Dancing Queen which was released in 1976

This Swedish group formed in 1972. Estimates of record sale worldwide, over 400 million. They disbanded in 1982. After 35 years of inactivity, they have recorded to new songs in April 2018, and they will be released in December, 2018.


Chuck Benson

Chuck Benson – Started his broadcast career in 1960 as a writer at CKYL, Peace River, AB, where in 1965 he won the Gold Leaf Award (now called the Juno) for Top Disc Jockey for Canada. From there, a brief stint at CFRN, Edmonton, AB as Promotions Manager for AM/FM Radio. Then in ’62 helped open CKNL Fort St. John, BC. In ’68 Chuck and two others (Ernie Mushtuk and Ernie Mykyte) started up Yellowhead Broadcasting Ltd out of Edson, AB, eventually ending up with satellites in Grande Cache, Jasper, Whitecourt and Hinton, AB. He sold his interests and moved to Vancouver, ending up with CFVR, Abbotsford as General Sales Manager, then Manager of CHPQ, Parksville, and eventually as a Sales Consultant with CIGV-FM in Penticton. Chuck is retired from broadcasting and living with his wife in Parksville.


  1. This song and this band still resonates 40 years later,they could sell out anywhere anytime and they turned down 1b 10 years ago to reunite.

  2. Resonates and brings back fond memories of heading into the Vernon Lodge Disco on Friday nights. In the Courtyard first for some Irish Mist or Ballantynes to get started, then into the disco for dancin’ and action.


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