Chucks Christmas Classics, featuring Harry Simeone Chorale

Little Drummer Boy Harry Simeone Chorale


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.

Published on December 19, 2018 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


December 20, 2018 - 7:40 am

Ed Mason

Thanks Chuck. This is the version I remember. You’ve had some fine selections and have put my Christmas memories into play. All the best to you and yours and wishes for a Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year

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