Chuck’s Classics, featuring Joe Cocker

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You Are So Beautiful

From Sheffield England, Joe Cocker played “live” at Woodstock in 1969. In 2008 he received an OBE (order of chivalry) from Buckingham Palace for his services to the music industry. In 1975 he was on the charts with You Are So Beautiful. Joe died in 2014 at age 70..
Joe Cocker
1975

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

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  1. Was not a big Joe fan years ago but then saw him live and that changed everything, a great entertainer and he always had very talented players .

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