Chuck’s Classics, featuring Neil Diamond…

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I Am..I Said


One of the most successful entertainers in the 1970’s Neil Diamond. He made it to the top 100 charts many times. 1971 I Am … I Said was of of those hits
Neil Diamond
1971

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 on an island in the Pacific

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  1. One of Americas greatest performers from the 1960s until his retirement a few years ago. He has it all and then some. Much more than a one hit wonder or a one decade star. And never a bad word spoken about him like so many other so-called celebrities.

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