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Media: August 2023 • Road to Rock’s New Class

Media: August 2023 • Road to Rock’s New Class

| July 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

  The Illinois Rock and Roll Museum on Route 66 is going to induct a new class to the Hall of Fame on September 17.  This year’s musical acts include Earth Wind & Fire, the Cryan Shames, the Shadows of Knight, Nat King Cole, and Miles Davis. John Prine is being inducted into the songwriting […]

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Media: June 2023 • Powering WGN AM 720

Media: June 2023 • Powering WGN AM 720

| May 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

  Mary Boyle is the first female general manager in WGN Radio’s history. The rest of the industry has taken note. This past month she was once again named one of the Most Influential Women in Radio by **Radio Ink Magazine. Her journey up the ladder, to the top job at the most iconic Chicago […]

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Media: November 2022 • Chicago Radio Archives

Media: November 2022 • Chicago Radio Archives

| October 31, 2022

    You may not be familiar with Don Beno’s radio career, although he had a long one with extended stays in the Chicago area at stations like WJOL (Joliet), WCFL (Morris, IL), The Bus (Kankakee), and WLS-FM. But if you are on Facebook and are interested in classic radio, you’ve probably seen Don’s work. […]

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Media: November 2020

Media: November 2020

| November 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

When you have already been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, the National Radio Hall of Fame, and you are featured in the radio wing of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, you might think that there isn’t really anything left to accomplish. But when John Records Landecker recently got […]

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Media: March 2018

Media: March 2018

| February 28, 2018 | 2 Comments

  In 1968, John Records Landecker was in his final semester at Michigan State University (after beginning his college career at Grand Valley State), when he suddenly got an offer he felt he couldn’t refuse. A big AM rock station in Philadelphia (WIBG) wanted him to be their new nighttime jock. The only problem was […]

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Media: September 2015

Media: September 2015

| September 1, 2015 | 3 Comments

Final Records?

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Media: May 2015

Media: May 2015

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

John, Mark & Dylan

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Media: September 2014

Media: September 2014

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Murphy In The Afternoon…

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Media: December 2012

Media: December 2012

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the John Records Landecker Show ended in 2003, radio producer Rick Kaempfer left the industry and started writing books, beginning with 2004’s The Radio Producer’s Handbook (co-written with John Swanson). In 2007 he followed up with $everance –  a scathing satirical novel about the sad state of corporate radio. Kaempfer says things have only […]

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