Chuck’s Classics, featuring Floyd Cramer

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Flip, Flop & Bop

Floyd was a pianist who played piano for a number of artists, like Elvis Presley, Brenda Lee and so many others. In 1958 he had a so-so hit in Flip, Flop & Bop.
Floyd Cramer

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

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  1. I heard last saturday on the roger ashby oldie show from toronto a moderate hit from floyd that actually had a canadian connection, for it was penned by johnny cowell- these are the young years from 1963. Never heard it before.

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