Chuck’s Classics, featuring The Everly Brothers


Wake Up Little Suzie
Everly Brothers
Duo consists of Don and Phil. Phil pass on in January 2014 at the age of 74. The brothers caught the eye of one Chet Akins, and the run of hits began. The duo had many #1 hits from 1951 to 1967, including Wake Up Little Suzie from 1957

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 February 11, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


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