Chuck’s Classics, featuring Johnny Cash

Ring Of Fire
The man in Black, as he was sometimes known, sold more than 90 million records. Ring of Fire was one of them in 1963.
Johnny Cash

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

Published on January 29, 2020 at 9:05 pm by Voice Over


January 30, 2020 - 9:43 am

Ed Mason

This isn’t a request show but the death of the Kingston Trio’s Bob Shane might make a isinglass appropriate. Perhaps “scotch and sofa” as a toast. Cheers with thanks. Ed

January 30, 2020 - 11:46 am

Michael Easton

Hey Ed, good to hear from you. Chuck has just submitted your request, or suggestion, so Chuck will be playing your tune in Friday’s Chuck’s Classics…. keep in touch my friend

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