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THE BIG BEAT: June 27, 2016 [Listen]Hear the latest releases from The Avalanches, Aphex Twin, Local Natives, Animal Collective, Ladyhawke, Preoccupations, and more...
Mr. Superharp Himself Tonight On Blues BreakersJames Cotton, one of the best and most famous of the Chicago Blues harmonica players ever and the man who replaced Little Walter in the Muddy Waters Band will be the Artist Of The Week tonight on Blues Breakers.
Lin's Bin: What's It Like To Be Lin Brehmer? I like to say “FANTASTIC.” Judging from the reactions, this is a surprising response.
Chow Down At Chow Town! Lollapalooza Releases 2016 Food LineupThis may be the best news to come at lunch time.
My First Experience at the Chicago Pride ParadeAlthough I was drenched in sweat from wearing black jeans and was undoubtedly wiped out, I returned to the 'L' after the parade feeling a fresh sense of community.
I Can't Stop Watching the O.J. Simpson '30 for 30' DocumentaryI planned to check it out for a little bit and if it wasn't grabbing me, I had no reservations about dumping it and moving on to another show, or God forbid, using my time more effectively, but a funny thing happened. I couldn't turn it off.

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Stevie Wonder Pays Tribute To Prince With "Take Me With U" PerformanceWonder performed the song alongside Tori Kelly at the BET Awards
5 Awesome Moments From Phish's Weekend At WrigleyIf you walked past 1060 W. Addison this weekend you may have thought the sounds emanating from the crowd meant the Cubs pulled out a come from behind victory.
Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, June 26, 2016 [Playlist & Free Download]The newest sides from Whitney, Miles Nielsen, The Ivorys, The Hot Moms, Kathy Greenholdt, Top Shelf Lickers, and Choo Choo
Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Passes Away At 72Worell worked with artists such as Parliament-Funkadelic, Talking Heads, Les Claypool, and many more.
Saturday Morning Flashback: 1979 [Playlist]Here's what we played from 1979!
BREAKFAST WITH THE BEATLES – JUNE 26, 2016

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Jazz Transfusion Playlist June 26,2016
Mr. Superharp Himself Tonight On Blues BreakersJames Cotton, one of the best and most famous of the Chicago Blues harmonica players ever and the man who replaced Little Walter in the Muddy Waters Band will be the Artist Of The Week tonight on Blues Breakers.
Lin's Bin: What's It Like To Be Lin Brehmer? I like to say “FANTASTIC.” Judging from the reactions, this is a surprising response.
Chow Down At Chow Town! Lollapalooza Releases 2016 Food LineupThis may be the best news to come at lunch time.
My First Experience at the Chicago Pride ParadeAlthough I was drenched in sweat from wearing black jeans and was undoubtedly wiped out, I returned to the 'L' after the parade feeling a fresh sense of community.
David Bowie's Hair Sells for $18,750 at AuctionIt was a lock originally cut in 1983.

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