Lin Brehmer

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Nothing much survives from Brehmer’s high school years except rumor and innuendo. He distinguished himself as the starting pitcher for the varsity baseball team from 1969 to 1972. He also spent winters in a Kelly-green Speedo as a member of the McBurney swim team. All pictures were destroyed by the government. [Read Lin’s Full Bio]

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Peter Himmelman Gets Caught Napping By Lin Brehmer [Watch]

For this very revealing interview, I climbed into bed with Peter Himmelman.



“You’re The First Person At A Non-Country Station That Played It” – Steve Earle Discusses 30th Anniversary Of Debut Album

We were one of the first 3 radio stations in the world to play Steve Earle in 1986.


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1910 Cubs: The Last Cubs Team to Win More Games Than 2016’s Team

You have to understand that these days when I start talking about the Cubs and Cubs history, people just start inching away.


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Baseball’s Sad Lexicon 2016 With Apologies To Franklin Pierce Adams And Ben Zobrist

These are the saddest of all possible words: Russell to Baez to Rizz.


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Lin Brehmer’s Top 10 Random Concert Moments Of The Weekend

A story of Lin Brehmer’s encounters at Pearl Jam and Wilco this past weekend.


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Wolf Alice Gets Wild At Lollapalooza

During the live performance of Moaning Lisa Smile, Ellie fell backwards into the crowd and surfed until she was virtually on top of me.


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The Lin Brehmer Rock and Roll All-Star Game

Here are some of my personal All-Stars.


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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.


Buddy takes the blues to the street. (photo by tm)

Lin’s Bin: Why Does Listening To The Blues Make Us Feel So Good?

We don’t find the blues, the blues find us.


(Photo: Lin Brehmer)

The Jayhawks Deliver Career Spanning Show At Lincoln Hall

The Jayhawks kicked off their tour in the ‘fall in your lap’ intimacy of Lincoln Hall on the north side of Chicago.



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