Chuck’s Classics, featuring Billy Joel


It’s Still Rock & Roll To Me

Billy started out in 1965, and still performing today. Nicknamed the “Piano Man”, he had a number of #1 hits like It’s Still Like Rock & Roll To Me in 1980.


Billy Joel

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


  1. We saw Billy Joel a few years back along with Elton John. What a great night of spectacular entertainment.
    Ive been told that Billy Joel went to the bar in his hotel that night and played piano and sang.
    Awesome entertainer


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