Thursday, October 21, 2021

Chuck's Classics by Chuck Benson

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Paul Mauriat

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A French orchestra leader who specialized in easy listening. Mauriat best known for his 1968 hit Love Is Blue.

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Vanity Fare…

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Vanity Fare consisted of four members. Today they perform, but not as the original four. In 1970 as the original group, they had the hit Hitchin’ A Ride. Vanity Fare

Chuck’s Classics, featuring John D Loudermilk…

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JohnD. Loudermilk, from North Carolina in the U.S. was also known as Johnny Dee. No major hits to his credit but some made it to the top 100. 1963 it was Bad News.

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Elton John…

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Elton John continued to make the charts. Especially the 1973 hit Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Four Seasons with Frankie Valli

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Valli started our in 1953 and still going strong today with the Four Seasons. this hit Dawn (Go Away) from 1964.

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Little Richard…

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Little Richard has been an influence on a number of singers, during his 7 decades of rock ’n rolling! He also had the same problems with his management of royalties as Chuck Berry. In 1955 he was as big as ever with the hit Tutti Fruitti which he co-wrote. It was his first big hit

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Les Paul & Mary Ford

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As a husband & wife duo, Les Paul & Mary Ford recorded a number of songs for the first half of the 1950’s. They were considered superstars. One reason was there 1953 hit Vaya con Dios, which stayed on the charts at the #1 position for 11 week.s

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Perry Como

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Active as a vocalist and television host, Perry Como was performing from 1932 to 1997. He was awarded a Grammy in 1959, and won 5 Emmys between 1955 and 1959

Chuck’s Classics, featuring C.W. McCall

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William Dale Fries, Jr changed his name to C.W. McCall for stage performances. McCall ws known for his outlaw country songs. His only #1 hit was Convoy in 1975.

Chuck’s Classics, featuring Clyde McPhatter

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A rock ’n roll and R&B singer, Clyde McPhartter made it to the charts with the 1958 hit A Lovers Question. Another young entertainer died too young. McPhatter died at the age of 39 in 1972.