Marty Lennartz

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WXRT’s Marty Lennartz says his most irrational act turned out to be his best move. He quit his job in the car rental business to produce Terri Hemmert’s morning show for 25 bucks per week. That gig turned into a full-time air shift in 1986 when Marty became the overnight host and kept XRT’s midnight lamp burning for the next 20 years. [Read Marty’s Full Bio]

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Chris Cornell Remembering Prince

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Watch Dan Auerbach “Shine” on Colbert

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The National Announce Fall Album Release, Chicago Concerts and Debut Track!

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