Chuck’s Classics, featuring Roger Whittaker

The Last Farewell
Roger Whittaker
1971
Roger is a British singer, songwriter best known for baritone voice & trademark whistling ability and also his guitar skills. The Last Farewell in 1971 was his only recording the reached the top 100. He started out in 1962 and is still going strong today. Born in March 1936

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 June 1, 2019 at 10:05 pm by Chuck Benson

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