Chuck’s Classics, featuring Jack Scott


Burning Bridges
Jack Scott
This Canadian started out in 1957 and still performing today. He had a number of hits including this one: Burning Bridges from 1960.

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 20, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


March 20, 2019 - 9:13 pm


What a great song, and to realize Jack Scott is a Canadian, is only a bonus
Thanks for sharing this, Chuck

March 21, 2019 - 11:15 am


Interesting that this and other hits by Jack Scott happened before CanCon regulations were introduced.

March 21, 2019 - 11:47 am


Terry, there were a number of Canadians recording artists from the 50;s who made the American music charts, such as, Percy Faith, The Crew-Cuts, Guy Lombardo, Gisele MaxKenzie, Paul Anka, and The Diamonds. Did we really need cancon? Oh, did I forget Hank Snow?

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