Chuck’s Classics, featuring Lavern Baker


Tweedle Dee
Lavern had a number of hits, including Tweedle Dee from 1955.
Lavern Baker

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


  1. Oh Wow! How I remember this song playing all hours of the night during my folks Saturday night parties. This and the Green Door by Jim Lowe, or his flip side called Little man in chinatown and Rock around the clock and My Special Angel by Bobby Helms were top of the charts. Lavern does a great job on this song. Thanks for sharing Chuck


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