Tag Archives: WIND radio

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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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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Throwback Thursday: WIND Radio

In a previous post, 1975, we mentioned that we’re going through our photo archives for our second book, tentatively titled “Life After Dark.”  Well, the archeological photo digs continue and we’ve unearthed a few from our days at WIND radio, … 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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Chicago Air & Water Show Memories

This weekend’s Chicago Air & Water Show is an event that brings back some pretty special memories to us. Well OK, if you insist, we’ll share the story. It was 1982, we were with WIND, then the home of the … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Memories

In no particular order: One year we were on WIND radio’s float, which was sponsored by Lenders bagels.  So, of course, it was our job to throw green bagels out to the crowd.  People started charging the float to get … Continue reading

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