Chuck’s Christmas Classics, featuring Jimmy Boyd

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Jimmy Boyd – I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 1952

Often credited to Brenda Lee, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus was recorded and released by Jimmy Boyd in 1952Boyd was only 13 years old when he recorded this song. The original recording by Jimmy Boyd reached #1 on the Billboard charts in 1952

Jimmy Devon Boyd (January 9, 1939 – March 7, 2009) he was 70.

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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