Legendary radio hitmaker Rosalie Trombley lifeless at 82

Rosalie Trombley, the influential Windsor radio music director who was generally known as the woman with the golden ear, has died.

Trombley grew to become the music director at AM800 CKLW in 1968, when the station performed Top 40 songs. She grew to become very well-known on either side of the border as a tastemaker within the trade.

“Recording artists, both established and aspiring, visited Trombley to promote their latest single releases,” Trombley’s household stated in a media launch, including that she is credited with breaking artists reminiscent of The Guess Who, Gordon Lightfoot, Alice Cooper and Aerosmith onto the charts.

Trombley was additionally the inspiration behind the Nineteen Seventies Bob Seger track bearing her identify. Trombley received the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award on the Junos in 2016.

Rosalie Trombley is proven in a file photograph. She died at 82 on Tuesday, based on her household. (junoawards.ca)

The household stated a non-public service will be held at a later date.

Trombley died on Tuesday, based on a press release from her household. She was 82. A reason behind dying was not disclosed.

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