Chuck’s Classics, featuring Fats Domino

 

Blueberry Hill
Fats Domino
1956
Fats a pianist, singer songwriter. Sold more than 55 million records. Between 1955 and 1960 he had 11 top 10 hits. Musical style was based on traditional rhythm & blues. He was active from 1942 to 2017. This tune came out in 1956, another #1 hit. Fats passed away October 2017 at the age of 89.

 

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 16, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

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