820 CHAM, Hamiton’s Mike Naburrs, Co-Host of the Legendary Morning Show and Traffic Specialist, re-wrote the song “I’ve Been Everywhere” by Hank Snow as a promo piece for the station. But, it took George Fox, who recorded the song years back, during the station's "Legend Launch" week in January to do it justice.
http://www.milkmanunlimited.com/tunedin.htm reports that Mike offered up the lyrics and asked if George could take a run at it, fully understanding if the answer was no. Months went by until CHAM Production Manager Matt Bazinet got a call saying the track was done. 820 CHAM The Legend now has a one of a kind GOLD promo piece for the station, the kind that stations used to pay top dollar for, presented courtesy of country artist George Fox. Visit www.georgefox.com.
It always pays to ask. The worst than can happen is that they say NO.
As CHAM found out, if the request is unique and creative they often also say "YES."
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