Chuck’s Classics, featuring Rick Nelson

 

Teenage Idol
Rick Nelson
1962
Rick was a rock ’n roll star, musician, singer songwriter and starred in the popular TV series The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.” Rick was active in the music business from 1949 to 1985. He died in a plane crash on New Years eve 1985 at the age of 45. His hit from those years included Teenage Idol from 1962.
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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 March 3, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

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