On-Air: Monday – Friday 5:30-10am
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Lin Brehmer is the indefatigable host of the XRT Morning Show. On the morning of Dec. 30th 1991, he placed a needle on the record, “This Must Be the Place” by Talking Heads to augur a new chapter in a radio career that began in 1977. He has anchored the XRT Morning Show ever since. His insouciant charm has inspired XRT News Anchor Mary Dixon to leave and come back and leave and come back and leave and come back. The two of them can be heard 5:30-10am Monday through Friday. [Read Lin’s Full Bio]
Who would have thought that the staccato rhythms of Devo would be suited to this soul classic? The Spud Boys from Akron, that’s who.
“I thought it was an Adele thing like how she did at the Grammys; ‘we don’t deserve this, it belongs to you!'”
I chose to mix up the vintages and feature songs that XRT has played over the years.
Because men still complain about how rough they have it.
“Robbie may be up for a couple of Grammys, but Kelly and Nora are up for jammies.”
“That beautiful voice coming across the radio in the morning; there’s something comforting and invigorating about it.”
“I got a phone call from Mick Jagger, he was excited about your 25th anniversary, as he is every year.”
“Today is Lin Brehmer Day in Rosemont”
“A celebration for one of us is like a celebration for all of us.”
“One of the greatest moments in show history was having you guys come in to sing Take Me Out to the Ballgame live from the Wrigley Field radio booth.”