Category Archives: Radio

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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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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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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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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Valentine’s Day 1985

As you can probably tell by now, Valentine’s Day has always been special to us. Being lucky enough to have found “the one” isn’t a gift that’s given to everyone and we know how lucky we are to have received … Continue reading

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Chicago Auto Show Throwback

If you’re wondering why the Chicago weather is so sucky it’s because it’s that time of year again … Chicago Auto Show time! We know it’s not happening, in February, this year but, in the “before time,” the Chicago Auto … Continue reading

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Snow Days

As I (Steve) write this, it’s the wee hours of the morning of January 26, 2021, and snow is falling over the Chicago area. The forecast is for around 8 inches over the next 24 hours thanks to a major … Continue reading

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A New Year? Heck yeah!

New Year’s Eve 2020 marks the 26th anniversary of our first “Cheap Date Life After Dark New Year’s Eve Extravaganza” broadcast on WGN radio. Sadly, 2020 being what it has been, our annual kicking out the old and welcoming in … Continue reading

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