Chuck’s Classics, featuring Della Reese

 

Don’t You Know
Della Reese
1959
Della was a jazz and gospel singer as well as an ordained minister. Her career really took off with this hit in 1959. She charted many singles over the years. And you may remember from the television show “Touched By An Angel” that ran from 1994 to 2003. Della passed on at age 86 in November 2017.
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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 March 2, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson

Comments

March 4, 2019 - 12:36 pm

Sean

A great talent RIP.


March 4, 2019 - 5:14 pm

Eileen

One of the greats! Thanks for posting this classic! Rip Della


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