Chuck’s Classics, featuring Simon & Garfunkel

Cecilia
The two were very popular with a string of hits like this 1970 Cecilia.
1970
Simon & Garfunkel

Chuck Blenson

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 December 1, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

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December 7, 2019 - 3:43 pm

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We went to see S&G live at BC Place. Had we not been very familiar with their tunes the evening would have been a complete bust. Sound was BAD , AWFUL etc. Worst concert Ive ever been to. Thankfully concert prices back then were still affordable


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