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]

The Sweathogs with old school A/V!
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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…


June 12, 1991 
(Photo by Ken Levine/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1991 [Playlist]

…and the music was real good, too. Check out our playlist!


(Photo: Ferenc Isza/ AFP/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1981 [Playlist]

Don’t be puzzled by the Flashback playlist: view all 4 hours here!


Live Aid: Wembley Stadium July 13, 1985 (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1985 [Playlist]

It was a year when musicians donated their time and talents to major fundraising projects, with Live Aid in London and Philadelphia, Farm Aid, USA for Africa, and Artists United Against Apartheid. Awareness and funds were raised by all-star lineups, everyone seemed to have a good time, as they sold a lot of concert tickets and albums.


Iconic. (photo: W. Rice)

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1967 [Playlist]

A potpourri of short and snappy tunes!



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