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About steveandjohnnie

Award winning Chicago Broadcasters, inducted into WGN radio's Walk Of Fame. Authors of the Les Paul memoir, "A Little More Les." http://alittlemoreles.com You'll find even more about us at http://www.steveandjohnnie.com/

Silver Dome Anniversary!

The month of June is just about done with us but, before it completes its mission, we’d like to take note of the 10 year anniversary of a significant moment on our professional timeline. 10 years ago this month (Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Satan Is Her Name … P.S.

In a previous post I shared the backstory of the resurgence of interest in a record I cut in the 60’s, “Satan Is Her Name.” Well, since that post there have been a couple of addendums to the Satan saga … Continue reading

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and the Horse He Rode In On

One of the many things I loved (And, even though it’s been many years, still love) about my Dad was his sense of humor. If you’ll humor me, I’d like to share a story to illustrate the point. Along with … Continue reading

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2 Life-Changing Anniversaries!

Before we close the door on the month of May, 2021, I (Steve) would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge the anniversaries of two events that had a lasting impact on my life. First, it was 55 years ago, on … Continue reading

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Delbert’s Retirement Blues

Well, it seems the pandemic has claimed another victim. The good news is he’s still with us to tell the tale of the bad news, which is that he’s retiring. He is a legendary, Grammy Award winning, American blues rock … Continue reading

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Satan Is Her Name

The inspiration hit me one night in the 1960s.  I was walking back home from my, then, girlfriend’s house.  It was probably around 9 or 10 … PM.  I know walking alone at night might seem strange in light (or, … Continue reading

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37!

Once upon a time, in a fairy tale land, him and her went for a ride … on an elephant. While on the ride, he had a proposal that she reacted to positively. 37 years ago today (April 7, 1984) … Continue reading

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Happy Easter 2021!

It’s more than a little understandable if there is much about 2020 that you and we don’t choose to look back on. But, now and then, it’s not a bad thing to reflect on something to underscore, not only what … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Was that the sound of an Irish jig we just heard? Or, was it the sound of the wonderful tree lady dancing through our house as she weaved her magic for St. Patrick’s Day? Smart pot o’ gold money would … Continue reading

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One. Long. Year.

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March, 11, 2020. One year ago? Only one?!?! Some days it feels like more … a lot more. Like you, during the past year, we’ve had our share of ups and downs and, now … Continue reading

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