Chuck’s Classics, featuring Traveling Wilburys

Tweeter & The Monkey Man

The Travellin’ Wilburys consisted of: Bob Dylan, George Harrison Jeff Lyne, Roy Orbison and Tom Petty. A group second to none! They were active for a short while, from 1988 to 1991. One hit was Tweeter & The Money Man in 1988.

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 February 13, 2020 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


February 14, 2020 - 6:05 am


This was great group,only Bob and Jeft left,the others gone too soon.

February 14, 2020 - 2:45 pm

Rin Tin Tin

I love the story how these excellent musicians came together as the Traveling Wilburys….although I like the one you posted Chuck, my fav has to be

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