Chuck’s Classics, featuring The Brian Setzer Orchestra…

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The Dirty Boogie


A Swing and Blues group that was formed in 1990 and continue to entertain today. One hit for the Brian Stetzer Orchestra was The Dirty Boogie in 1998.
Brian Setzer Orchestra
1998

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

2 COMMENTS

  1. Setzer is an absolutely incredible performer .

    My wife and I were scheduled to see him in Temecula but Covid caused the cancellation of the shows .

    Setzer is huge in Japan .

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