Wendy Rice

On Air: Saturdays 8am-Noon
Host: Saturday Morning Flashback

Wendy Rice’s first personal encounter with radio was in her hometown of Champaign, Illinois where she wrote and produced a weekly fifteen minute segment on high school news for a local radio station. She was seventeen years old and hasn’t strayed from the microphone since.[Read Wendy’s Full Bio]

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1970 [Playlist]

The drama and turmoil of the year helped to inspire many influential musicians…

WXRT–05/22/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1980 [Playlist]

The year of Ronald Reagan, Rubik’s Cube, CNN, Pac Man, the U.S. Olympic hockey team…

WXRT–05/07/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1973 [Playlist]

Chicago’s Fine Rock Station introduced the Featured Artist Card and a new DJ…

WXRT–05/01/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1977 [Playlist]

The year brought a new President, the death of the King, and a new energy in music…

WXRT–04/09/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1987 [Playlist]

As always, our annual Listener Poll reflected the top albums of the year…

WXRT–02/12/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1991 [Playlist]

One of the best memories of 1991: the Bulls won their very first NBA championship…

WXRT–02/05/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1982 [Playlist]

The top artists on our annual Listener Poll included the Clash, Peter Gabriel, the Who, Bruce Springsteen…

WXRT–02/01/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1968 [Playlist]

It seemed appropriate to feature a year of upheaval and dissention on the day that marches were held throughout the world…

WXRT–01/22/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1978 [Playlist]

The biggest concert event in Chicago happened in August when Mayor Michael Bilandic “borrowed” the concept of an urban outdoor festival…

WXRT–01/15/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1994 [Playlist]

It was the year of Forrest Gump and Pulp Fiction, the bizarre white Ford Bronco slow-motion highway chase, no World Series, and a new TV show called Friends

WXRT–01/08/2017

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