Chuck’s Classics, featuring Burton Cummings

My Own Way To Rock
Burton was doing well in 1977, with a hit like My Own Way to Rock.
Burton Cummings

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 July 4, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


July 5, 2019 - 6:27 am


A Very Major Talent !!

A Wonderful Musician and One of the Very Best Voices in the History of Rock !!

An absolutely wonderful Live Performer, either Solo or with a Group !!

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