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]

Our go-to reference for the year's finest.

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1996 [Playlist]

It was a very good year…


Iconic. (photo: W. Rice)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1967 [Playlist]

The music of 1967 always makes for a groovy show, with influential artists, pop classics, and assorted one-hit-wonders.


A souvenir from the summer of '78

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1978 [Playlist]

The biggest concert event happened in August when Mayor Bilandic “borrowed” the concept of an urban outdoor festival from Milwaukee’s Summerfest…


(Photo By: Christine Newsom/93XRT)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1991 [Playlist]

The very first Lollapalooza Festival hit Chicago (Tinley Park) on August 3rd, staying for just one crazy night and then moving on to the next venue.


The Sweathogs with old school A/V!
 (Photo by ABC Television/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1975 [Playlist]

Highlights from XRT’s fourth year, when we weren’t even broadcasting 24 hours a day yet!


January 26, 1986: Defensive Coordinator Buddy Ryan is carried off the Superdome field after the Bears crushed the Patriots 46-10.
(photo: Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1986 [Playlist]

See what we played from a memorable year!


What a concept! Napster was introduced in 1999. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1999 [Playlist]

Take a look at what we played from 1999…


1979 saw a core meltdown at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Pennsylvania. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1979 [Playlist]

Here’s what we played from 1979!


The office copy of our 1987 Listener Poll results, typed on an actual typewriter!

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1987 [Playlist]

Four hours of music from 1987 – see it here!


The incumbent on the campaign trail, October, 1972.
(Photo: Aryeh Rabinovich /AFP/ GettyImages)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1972 [Playlist]

In case you missed out on the fun, here’s the 1972 tunes we played on April 16…



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