Category Archives: R.I.P.

R.I.P. “Rusty”

As 2015 ended we received some sad news. Some called him Rusty.  Some called him Russ.  One of his Facebook pages listed him as Russ Les Paul Jr.  In announcing his passing, The Les Paul Foundation website lists his name … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Bob Young

We may have told you before that some posts are harder than others to write.  Well … this is one of those. As we started typing this into our desktop it was a half hour until Midnight.  We were still … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Larry Schreiner

Along with many of you, we were/are shocked and saddened at the news of Larry Schreiner’s death.  Too soon, too young, leaving us with years of memories. For any of you who are new to Larry’s name, most of those … Continue reading

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R.I.P. “Superjock”

With the passing of “Superjock,” Larry Lujack, we’ve lost a TRUE radio LEGEND and, more importantly, a GOOD man. I consider myself very fortunate to have worked with Larry, in the 70’s, at WLS. Nick Digilio asked me to share … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Bobby “Blue” Bland

Some moments just stay with you.  They may not be the big, blazing, headline moments but, for whatever reason, they stay lodged in your mind because, in their own way, they made an impact. It was the early 60’s.  I … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Dick Sutliff

Random thoughts on the passing of a wonderful, “one of a kind” friend…. We knew it was coming but, as prepared as you may think you are, the news still stunned.  Dick Sutliff had not been well for some time.  … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Richard Crowe

With the passing of “Chicago’s Ghost Hunter, ” Richard Crowe, we’ve lost a long-time friend and Chicago has lost one of it’s most fascinating personalities. For longer than we’ve been married we’ve been fortunate to have Richard in our lives.  … Continue reading

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