Chuck’s Classics, featuring Alan Jackson…

Mercury Blues


Alan Jackson sings traditional country, plus gospel & blue grass. Alan sold over 80 million records, including from 1993 Mercury Blues.
Alan Jackson
1993

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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Published on November 24, 2020 at 9:05 pm by Voice Over

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November 25, 2020 - 10:36 am

BMCQ

My wife took me to see Alan, she told me we were boing to see Bo !

Turned out to be a great concert !


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