Chuck’s Classics, featuring Creedence Clearwater Revival

Fortunate Son
Creedence Clearwater Revival
1969
Lead vocalist was John Fogerty, and others in the group included his brother Tom, plus Tom Cook and Doug Clifford. They recorded many albums and singles, including this hit from 1969. The original group rarely reunited since their breakup in 1973.

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 April 5, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

Comments

April 6, 2019 - 7:49 am

Sean

Classic


April 6, 2019 - 11:18 am

BMCQ

Absolutely

So incredibly good


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