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1988: end of the Reagan Era
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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1988 [Playlist]

1988: presidential election year, Olympic year, the lights were switched on at Wrigley Field, Roseanne debuted on TV, Derrick Rose was born. And that’s just skimming the surface. It’s the music that we focus on […]


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10 Songs to Kick Away A Rainy Day [Playlist]

It’s April, so you know what that means. It’s time to withstand the pounding rain and thunderstorms in the hopes of a flowery May—or so the saying goes, right?


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2 Championship Runs, 1 Building: Your Ultimate Playlist for the Hawks and Bulls Playoff Push

If you’re a sports fan, it doesn’t get any better than March through June. We just came off watching another fantastic March Madness and then were shocked by a 21 year old winning the Masters. […]


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DCFC, MMJ, DMA’s. New Noise at Nine – Thursday April 16, 2015

Six of the bands on this week’s show have contributed (at least one song) to an On XRT: Live From The Archives compilation. An extremely limited double LP vinyl pressing of On XRT: Volume 16 […]


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Jazz Transfusion Playlist April 12,2015

song-artist Watermelon Man-Herbie Hancock(Headhunters) Cantaloupe Island-Brian Bromberg Freedom Jazz Dance-Steve Gadd Wind Song-Randy Bernsen A Conversation We Had-Mark Wingfield Holding-The Skinny Dry Ice-Eric Johnson/Mike Stern The Sorcerer-Miles Davis Crazy He Calls Me-Cassandra Wilson No More […]