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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”

12/04/2013

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Perry Farrell On Lollapalooza Lineup Leak: ‘It’s Been A Thorn In Our Side’

With yesterday’s official announcement of this year’s Lollapalooza lineup, the festival’s founder Perry Farrell called in to Chicago sister station WXRT from Lollapalooza Brazil to discuss the lineup, as well as frustrations with it being […]

04/02/2013

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Leaked Lollapalooza Poster Lists NIN, The Cure As Headliners

Are Nine Inch Nails and The Cure going to be at Lollapalooza? A leaked photo of this year’s poster says they will be. According to The Chicago Tribune, “multiple industry sources” confirmed that the picture, […]

03/28/2013

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Lollapalooza Lineup 2013: Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, The Postal Service Rumored

If “industry sources” and staffer leaks are to be believed, this year’s Lollapalooza is going to be heavy on the rock’n’roll this year. The Chicago Tribune is reporting a whole slough of acts slated to […]

03/20/2013

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Billy Corgan Gets In The Ring For Funny Furniture Commercial

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has brought his well-known love of professional wrestling to a humorous TV ad for hometown Chicago furniture supplier Walter E. Smithe. Corgan, who launched the Resistance Pro Wrestling promotion company […]

02/20/2013

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Chicago’s Robert Lamm On Rock Hall: ‘It’s Not A Very Important Thing’

With this year’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony getting closer, the debate about who should or shouldn’t get inducted intensifies among music fans.  One consistent omission from the Hall – and this […]

02/01/2013

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Chicago Couple Glues A Sh*tload Of Pennies To Floor

Copper chaos is among us. Way back in the day the French graced the U.S. with a colossal neoclassical sculpture made of copper, otherwise known as the Statue of Liberty. It should not come as […]

01/22/2013

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Homie Don’t Play That: Chicago Woman Assaulted With Poop Filled Sock

For some, getting attacked with a sock full of poop can be rather titillating…if you’re into that sort of thing. For others, like a 21-year-old woman in Chicago just minding her business on Chicago’s Blue […]

12/20/2012

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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.

11/26/2012

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Man Gets Car In Ex’s Name, Engages In More Than $100,000 Of Revenge

Next time you start complaining about your crazy ex that still texts you 3am insults ten years after the relationship came to an end, a) look into a restraining order and b) remember the tale […]

11/26/2012

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