All you need is love… and Chicago’s longest running and most popular Beatles show! Terri Hemmert, named “Chicago’s #1 Beatles Fan and foremost authority on the Fab Four. This Sunday’s playlist is posted below: Breakfast […]
As promised, here’s part two of my Christmas disc for 2011. Part one can be found on this page. Either construct your own CD of these selections, be inspired to make your own, or just […]
Indie-pop sensation, The XX, has gone pop. Well, sorta. The London based band has released a cover of Wham!’s “Last Christmas” as a free download through SoundCloud. The song was recorded live during a performance […]
When I was little I was afraid of the dark. When it snowed I could go to bed knowing my bedroom would be bathed in the soft glow of new snow. There were so many […]
Back in the 90′s the XRT Radio Players presented our own version of Jean Shepherd’s unforgettable portrait of Christmas. Mary Dixon, The Regular Guy, Terri Hemmert, Norm Winer, Frank E. Lee, and Tom Marker are […]
Chicago’s own, Ok Go, is continuing their “Twelve Days of OK Go,” campaign that offers twelve free downloads for the holidays. One of the downloads offered is of a demo recording of “Bye Bye Baby” […]
Jean Shepherd painted an unforgettable portrait of Christmas in the midwest at a time when people gathered around the radio for entertainment. Just like today. Back in the 90′s the XRT Radio Players presented our […]
Nothing says happy holidays quite like that great old standard, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.” Last year Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward, performing as She & Him, released A Very She & Him Christmas. The duo’s album […]
In 1992, Love began adding to her Christmas repertoire with another classic, “All Alone At Christmas,” which she recorded for the soundtrack of “Home Alone 2.” The song – written for her by E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt – came about because the film’s director Chris Columbus wanted her to do a new version of “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” As Ms. Love told CBS Local, she wasn’t interested in doing another new version of that song.
Lin Brehmer understands your frustration in finding the perfect holiday gift. That’s why he is here to offer advice on what makes a holiday present special, even if it isn’t what you initially hoped for. […]
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