Chuck’s Classics, featuring Burton Cummings

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Fine State Of Affairs

Burton Cummings, former lead vocalist for the Guess Who. While in radio, I can remember a 45 coming into the station with Guess Who? on the label. The rest is musical history. Fine State Of Affairs is from 1980 with Burton going solo.
Burton Cummings
1980

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

3 COMMENTS

  1. One of the best voices in music, a great entertainer, and an absolutely incredibly one man show .

    Worth many times the cost of admission .

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