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5 Prince Facts You May Not Have Known Alongside with his music, these stories will keep his memory alive and ensure his legacy live on into the future.
Len & Lin: Cubs Season Ends on Arrieta 3-Hitter [Listen]"Willson Contreras is the top catching prospect, but they just don't want to rush him. We could possibly see him later this summer. He's an athletic batting champ, but he's an excitable, huge guy."
Trump Rally Arrests, Prince Prescription Overdose? News With Mary DixonTrump protesters arrested in California ... Police investigate prescription drug connection to Prince's death ... Chicago police warn of robberies on CTA trains in Lincoln Park ... Bears draft Leonard Floyd. Everything you need to know to start your day!
5 Summer Festivals To Get Excited AboutSummer is coming, get these 5 festivals in the Chicago area on your list!
Why Journey Had To Sign Off Before Prince Released One Of His Biggest HitsPrince sought Journey's approval before he went on to release one of his most popular songs
Where to Celebrate Prince's Life And Legacy In Chicago For those wanting to honor Prince Rogers Nelson here in Chicago, there are several spots throughout the city offering Prince themed food (like these awesome cupcakes and drink, as well as hosting varied events from DJ sets to movie screenings

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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1969 [Playlist]Definitely one of the best years for music on Flashback!
Breakfast With The Beatles – May 1, 2016Miss Breakfast with the Beatles this morning? Here's the playlist for May 1.
New Chicago Music On This Sunday's Local AnestheticNew releases from Crow Moses, Divino Nino, The Bribes, Robert Rolfe Feddersen and more on this week's Local Anesthetic
READ: Bob Mould Writes Touching Eulogy For Prince"Prince was an artist through and through – always pushing himself to new levels, often creating controversy through his actions and words, and ultimately creating a lifetime of wonderful memories for the world with his incredible volumes of published (and unheard) works."
That Time The White Stripes & Led Zeppelin Shared A Stage Together At BonnarooToday's XRT Friday Feature puts Led Zeppelin together with Jack White, a pairing that makes perfect rock and roll sense. I once saw them play on stage together. Sort of.
The National Discuss How Their Grateful Dead Tribute Album Came To BeAlthough they may not sound like The Grateful Dead, many members of The National hold deep admiration for the band and consider themselves Deadheads.

Music News

This Year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Dramas: ExplainedChicago vs. Peter Cetera! Cheap Trick vs. Bun E. Carlos! Deep Purple vs. Ritchie Blackmore! At least the N.W.A. guys still get along.
5 Prince Facts You May Not Have Known Alongside with his music, these stories will keep his memory alive and ensure his legacy live on into the future.
Listen to The Monkees’ New Song Written by Weezer's Rivers Cuomo“She Makes Me Laugh” is the first single from the band's new album.
Tom DeLonge on New Blink 182, Future with Band"We DO have a future together if we want it, but for now we are busy doing separate things."
Muse Share Their Rocking Prince Cover of 'Sign O' The Times'The song ends up being a mix between 80s pop-funk and the mid-90s heavy metal/alt trend.
Prince's 'Purple Rain' Jacket up for AuctionProfiles in History will auction the piece—most famous from the scenes featuring Apollonia Kotero on a motorcycle.

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Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Twin PeaksEnter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to SOLD OUT 93XRT Show with Twin Peaks on May 13th at Lincoln Hall! For more information on Lincoln Hall, visit LH-ST.com. 
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