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Media: November 2023: The Loop Files: An Oral History

Media: November 2023: The Loop Files: An Oral History

| October 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

  I’ve written a new book called The Loop Files: An Oral History of the Most Outrageous Radio Station Ever. The book comes out officially at the end of this month, but this month’s media column is a free preview.  All the biggest stars who helped make the Loop (FM 98) so memorable tell the […]

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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: April 2019

Media: April 2019

| April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you listen to the veterans of the radio world, you begin to hear a few common themes. One is that there is a dearth of young talent. Another is that the young talent that has emerged doesn’t know and appreciate radio history, and are therefore unappreciative of what radio was and what it can […]

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Media: April 2018

Media: April 2018

| April 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

I was 23 years old the day I walked into the Loop offices for the first time. After getting rejections from the other rock stations in Chicago (and there were quite a few at the time), I had thrown a Hail Mary pass to the biggest of them all, The Loop. I wrote a letter […]

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Media: January 2018

Media: January 2018

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

  If you’ve listened to rock and roll radio for the last three decades, you’ve undoubtedly run across the work of Steve Seaver. He’s been rocking Chicago since 1991 at stations like The Blaze, The Loop, and currently The Drive (97.1 FM). He’s one of those rare personalities who can be identified by one name, […]

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Media: November 2015

Media: November 2015

| November 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mitch Michaels: Chicago Rock Radio Legend.

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