Chuck’s Classics, featuring Connie Francis

Who’s Sorry Now….Connie was a top concert draw in the ’50’s and ’60’s. Hits like this in 1958 Who’s Sorry Now kept her on the pop charts.
Connie Francis

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 24, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


March 26, 2019 - 7:29 pm


Seems my fading memory recalls Connie being dragged off of an airplane . Smoking problem

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