Chuck’s Classics, featuring The Beatles

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When I’m Sixty-Four
More from the invasion of The Beatles in 1967: When I’m Sixty-Four.
1967
The Beatles

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

4 COMMENTS

  1. Hard to believe that it was written by McCartney when he was just 16. It just soooo fit the Peppers feel that you think it’s part of that creative era.

  2. Thanks for catching it Michael and for the video that was new to me. The future is where we’re going but I cherish the memories In My Life!

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