Charlie Russell (DJ)

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Charlie Russell
Born Charles Edward Russell
(1937-07-11)July 11, 1937
Nelson-Miramichi, NB
Died December 7, 2011 (2011-12-08) (aged 74)
Upper River Valley Hospital, Waterville, NB
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Disc jockey
Known for The Bricklin and Other Sound Investments
Awards New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame (1984)
CCMA Country Radio DJ Hall of Fame (2003)

Charles Edward "Charlie" Russell (born July 11, 1937, Nelson-Miramichi, New Brunswick - d. December 7, 2011) was a Canadian country music DJ for CJCJ in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada best known for his 1975 album The Bricklin and Other Sound Investments, a satirical record in which he poked fun at the Bricklin SV-1, the Canadian Postal Service and the Canadian Parliament. He was inducted into the New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Canadian Country Music Association Country Radio DJ Hall of Fame in 2003.

He was the son of Israel Russell and Bridgett McMahon. He was married to Marion with whom he had two sons: Antony and Brett.

References[edit]

  • CCMA Hall of Fame [1]
  • Death notice [2]
  • NB Country Music Hall of Fame [3]