Wendy & Bill Show, 97.9 The Loop WLUP-FM Chicago | April 15 1996

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 Chicago’s Second City Theatre.  He performed there […]

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Format Change in Chicago: WCFL AM 1000 Becomes WLUP | April 29, 1987

Date of Recording: April 28-29, 1987 Station(s): WCFL AM 1000, WLUP/WLUP-FM 97.9 Chicago, Illinois Featured Air Talent: Steve Dahl, Gary Meier, Jonathan Brandmeir, Patty Hayes, Various others Contributor: Frank Davis Aircheck Entry: 1,423 Comments: “WCFL – Nothing has changed but the religion…” […]

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Kevin Matthews, “Night Service”, WLUP The Loop AM 1000 Chicago | August 12, 1987

The great experiment to see if a Talk/AOR hybrid format would work on AM is fully on display here, at the former WCFL Chicago AM 1000 digs, at this point known as “The Loop AM 100 WLUP”. The Night Service is on […]

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QuickChexx: Bobby Skafish, WLUP Chicago

Sent in a long time ago by Robyn Watts, here’s a short recording of Bobby Skafish on Chicago’s Loop FM 98, as they called it back then. When was then? While not marked on the tape, we’ll take an uneducated guess of […]

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Morning Madness: Jonathan Brandmeier on 97.9 WLUP-FM Chicago | January 1984

And now, what finished off WLS’ personality rock format for good! By 1984, WLUP was THE king of rock stations in Chicago (and by 1986 the grand experiment to turn the rockers into talkers by moving the most popular personalities to AM […]

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