In the mid 1960s, there was nowhere easy for British youngsters to listen to rock ‘n’ rollers like The Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones. Commercial radio wasn’t yet an option, and the guardians[…]
In 1984, WLS Chicago was still cranking out the hits, on AM & FM. The winds of change would soon be blowing through WLS, but at the moment, things are still rocking. Chuck Brittain held[…]
Something a bit different. An unscoped hour of a legendary talk show host, on a legendary station, 78 WBBM Chicago. Jerry Williams was one of the originators of the 2-way talk radio[…]
The Wendy & Bill Show, has become kind of an institution in Chicago. Wendy had worked on air at The Loop on & off since 1986. Bill is a Chicago-born actor, writer, comic, studied improvisation at[…]
WLS in 1971 was the undisputed ratings leader in Chicago.
Fred Winston began his career on Chicago radio as an afternoon DJ spinning the hits on AM 89 WLS in 1971. After almost six years there, he started his trek all across the[…]
In March 1979, Steve Dahl was hired to do the morning show at WLUP FM 98, where he met overnight DJ Garry Meier. The two began to crosstalk on air during the transition from[…]
The WCLR calls were a part of Chicago’s radio dial for almost 20 years. The station started as Beautiful Music in 1970, moved to MOR in the mid 1970s, and by[…]