Besides singing, Jimmy is a best selling author. In 1977 he had the hit Margaritaville.
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
great playlist. Often when driving truck long distance my faves were Buffet, Seger and the Silver Bullet Band and the completely overlooked ( By Chucks Classics) The Grateful Dead
12…Grateful Dead has not been overlooked …I have hundreds of tunes to add to the Classics .. so wait your turn!
Thanks , I can hardly wait