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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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Hendrix At 70: “Like Getting A Blessing From The Pope” – Robert Lamm Of Chicago

Robert Lamm of Chicago tells CBS Local that his band was doing horn-based arrangements of Hendrix songs early on. Hendrix became a fan and supporter of the group, and when he expressed respect for Chicago’s late guitarist/leader Terry Kath, it meant a lot to the entire group.pr

11/13/2012

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Could It Happen: A Chicago Reunion With Peter Cetera

The Chicago business is still a healthy one: like The Beach Boys, they tour every year to large crowds. But also like The Beach Boys, reuniting with their ex-frontman would be a huge event that would get the band more media attention than they’ve had in years, and would probably be a big enough deal to lead to a tour headlining the venues where they usually split the bill.

09/13/2012

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Eddie Vedder, Tom Morello Join Bruce Springsteen For Two Nights In Chicago

Springsteen expects his band to be able to play different songs night after night, and apparently, the same holds true for his guests. Both Vedder and Morello showed up the following night, but each did (mostly) different songs from the prior concert

09/10/2012

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From Beach Boys to Queen, 5 Bands With Too Many Greatest Hits Compilations

In recent years particularly, labels like Rhino and Sony Legacy have released more best-of collections and box sets than ever. But how many is too many? If nearly all the compilations are identical in tracklisting, what’s the point?

08/13/2012

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Florence Welch On Her Exhausting Tour: “You Just Cry All The Time”

The singer revealed her busy tour schedule and gushed on meeting Jay-Z and Beyonce.

08/09/2012

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Lolla Founder Perry Farrell Goes Off-Site For Jane’s Addiction After-Party

Perry Farrell’s aura seems to be present in every aspect of Lollapalooza. But this year the Lollapalooza founder opted to go offsite to make an appearance in the flesh for an intimate after-party with Jane’s Addiction.

08/05/2012

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