Chuck’s Classics, featuring The Animals, with Eric Burdon

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Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
Animals
1965
With lead singer Eric Burdon, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood became a hit in 1965. Many other artists have also recorded the hit. They were noted for their gritty blues sound. They were from Newcastle upon Tyne in the U.K.

 

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 COMMENT

  1. Incredible performance and really incredible sound for the day .

    Have been to a few Burdon live [performances and it is still great entertainment .

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