You’ll Never Walk Alone
Roy Hamilton died at the age of 40, leaving a number of memorable songs that hit the top of the charts. One such tune was You’ll Never Walk Alone from 1954
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
This was his first hit, originally from the musical “Carousel.” It became a football anthem in England a decade later after it was covered by Gerry and the Pacemakers.
This was his first hit, originally from the musical “Carousel.” It reached #1 on the Billboard R&B chart (or whatever they called that chart in those days). The song became a football anthem in England a decade later after it was covered by Gerry and the Pacemakers.