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…

WXRT–08/21/2016

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.

WXRT–08/14/2016

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…

WXRT–08/07/2016

(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.

WXRT–08/01/2016

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!

WXRT–07/17/2016

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!

07/10/2016

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…

WXRT–07/03/2016

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!

WXRT–06/26/2016

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!

WXRT–04/24/2016

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…

WXRT–04/17/2016

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