Life on the Water
4:00 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Other Side of Ninety: Charley Requa

Today in our series “The Other Side of Ninety” we hear from a voice familiar to many WXPR listeners: Charley Requa.  

Charley Requa is a longtime resident of Phelps, Wisconsin.
Credit Natalie Jablonski / WXPR News

He was a longtime host of the big band show Your Favorites…with his daughter Tuckey Requa.  Charley grew up in Lakeforest, Illinois and spent summers in Phelps…where he located permanently in 1971.  WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski spoke with Charley a few days before his 97th birthday…which is today.