Chuck’s Classics, featuring Rita Coolidge


Your Love Is Lifting Me Higher
Rita Coolidge
Rita’s hits made it to charts like adult contemporary, jazz, country and pop. This tune from 1977. Won two Grammys with then husband Kris Kristofferson. Rita born May 1945 and active from 1969 to the present.

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 21, 2019 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


March 22, 2019 - 3:42 pm

JIm Gilmore

Hope you are enjoying retirement. Life is good on the left coast in South Carolina. Take care.

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