Chuck’s Classics, featuring Barbra Streisand

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Barbara Streisand
1964
This talented singer is a songwriter, actress and filmmaker. Still very active today. This popular song probably the most associated with Barbara and was a hit in 1964. She has received 2 Academy Awards, 10 Grammys, 5 Emmys, plus a special Tony Award and 9 Golden Globes. Has sold over 150 million albums and singles worldwide. Think maybe this gal is talented? Born April 1942.

Chuck Benson

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

Published on February 18, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

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