Chuck’s Classics, featuring Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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Against The Wind
At the age of 74 (as of this writing) Seger continues to entertain audiences. He sings rock and heartland rock. Against The Wind is one of hit many hits from 1980.
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
1980

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

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  1. Late 70s early 80s I was a highway driver in BC. Most trips departed 10pm and arrived at various terminals around 6am. No radio reception in the mountains so I had a ghetto blaster with a cassette player. Seger got more play than anyone else

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