Category Archives: Les Paul

WKGC Podcasts & Pictures

We always enjoy getting the chance to play radio with our friends at WKGC. The pandemic curtailed our trips to Florida and our visits to their studios but, now that we’re starting to make the Chicago to Panama City Beach … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Thom Bresh

We’re so sorry to hear the news that Thom Bresh has passed away. Among the many hats he wore, Thom (The biological son of legendary guitarist/entertainer Merle Travis) was one of the world’s great fingerstyle guitarists, a wonderful humorist and … Continue reading

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Reflections On Ten Years After

December 9, 2011 we closed out a major chapter in the history of HimNHer when we did the last of a full WEEK of shows celebrating the over a quarter of a century we spent at WGN radio. Has it … Continue reading

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Has It Really Been That Long?

The answer was “yes!” The question that started the conversation was “Have we really not driven down to the WGN radio studios since the pandemic began?” As preoccupied as we were with figuring out what was going on when everything … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Roy Rogers!

Roy Rogers (1911–1998) was born on November, 5th. With everything else that’s occupying our headline space and head space right now, I wouldn’t be surprised if remembering the legendary ROY ROGERS on his birthday wasn’t on your radar. When I … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Lou Pallo

We were saddened to hear the news that our friend, New Jersey guitarist, Lou Pallo, who was part of the Les Paul Trio, died on Wednesday, October, 28, at 86. We first met Lou in 2003 when we were in … Continue reading

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R.I.P Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels has been a part of the soundtrack of our lives for a long time.  In the days of our solo radio careers, Charlie’s records were regularly a part of our respective radio lives. In fact, before radio was … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rhubarb Red!

Today, June 9, 2020, would have been Les Paul‘s 105th birthday. “The Wizard Of Waukesha” or “Rhubarb Red” (One of his stage names) spent his life chasing sound and, along the way, cast a long shadow over popular culture while … Continue reading

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One Hundred and Four

One hundred and four years is a long time.  It’s highly doubtful that most of us will be remembered around the world one hundred and four years after our birth. But then, Les Paul wasn’t most people.  June 9th, 2019, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night With Patti!

Just a heads up that, because it’s been much too long, this Wednesday night (June 5th) at 10PM (CST) HimNHer will be sliding back in to the WGN Radio studios, studios to hang out for a while with Patti Vasquez.  … Continue reading

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