Chucks Classics, featuring Enya

Sail Away

Enya Patricia Brennan, an Irish singer, known professionally as Enya, has been performing since 1976. She has put out many popular albums. She also has reached the top 100 in Ireland, the UK and the US. In 1988 she reached charts with Sail Away.

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 on an Island in the Pacific.

Published on September 20, 2020 at 9:05 pm by Chuck Benson


September 21, 2020 - 6:56 am

Jack Morrow

The song was a hit in Canada early in 1989 under the title “Orinoco Flow.”

September 22, 2020 - 9:57 am


It was so easy to get shagged in the early 90s playing Enya on a date at my house…..

September 22, 2020 - 11:00 am


Something about that tune !!

For me it seems to trigger some kind of an escape from the every day routine .

Going to listen to it again right now .

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