Tag Archives: The Beatles

December 8, 1980

40 years ago I was getting ready to come in and do my overnight shift on Chicago’s WIND radio when I heard a news bulletin that said John Lennon had been shot. When I got to the station, I was … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Little Richard

That original album (Vinyl, thank you very much!) is safely ensconced in our music room. When it first landed, there was nothing safe about it. It was scary!  At least, that’s what a lot of 50s mid-America’s adults thought about … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Clark Weber

Like many of us who lived in the Chicago area, I (Steve) first knew him as “Mother Weber’s Oldest.”  It was a nickname Clark Weber used from the very first time I heard him on WLS. That first time, by … Continue reading

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Half A Century Of Beatles Already?!?

It’s hard to pick up a paper or magazine, turn on your TV or radio, troll Facebook or just about any other place on the Internet without being reminded of the fact that this Sunday night, Feb. 9, marks the … Continue reading

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“While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

As we write this, today is Feb. 25, 2013.  If we were fortunate enough to still have him with us, today would have been George Harrison’s 70th birthday.  One of our favorite George Harrison songs is “While My Guitar Gently … Continue reading

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