Chuck’s Classics, featuring Marty Robbins


A White Sport Coat And A Pink Carnation
Marty Robbins
Singer, songwriter, actor & racing driver. Active from 1948 to 1982. recorded 52 albums, 100 singles and 17 reached #1 on Billboards Country Top 100, and 82 Top 40 Singles Chart. This single from 1957. Marty died at the age of 57 in December 1982.


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.


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