Chuck’s Classics, featuring Buddy Knox

 

Party Doll
Buddy Knox
1957
A singer & songwriter. Best known for this hit from 1957. He had other hits like Ling Ting Tong, or Hula Love & others. Buddy moved to British Columbia in 1992 where he was a partner in a nightclub. He moved again in 1997 to Port Orchard, Washington. Buddy died at the age of 65 in February 1999.

 

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 January 14, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

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