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]

Wendy’s Final Saturday Morning Flashback Playlist: 1978

It’s been a wonderful run. The XRT family includes both colleagues and listeners, and those relationships – along with the music – are what I will always treasure. Thank you for listening and for all your thoughtful and sincere wishes.


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1968 [Playlist]

When you consider 1968, many adjectives come to mind…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1985 [Playlist]

It was a year when musicians donated their time and talents to major fundraising projects…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1974 [Playlist]

The first WXRT Listener Poll was conducted in 1973, but it seems no one had the foresight to save a copy of the results…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1970 [Playlist]

The drama and turmoil of the year helped to inspire many influential musicians…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1980 [Playlist]

The year of Ronald Reagan, Rubik’s Cube, CNN, Pac Man, the U.S. Olympic hockey team…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1973 [Playlist]

Chicago’s Fine Rock Station introduced the Featured Artist Card and a new DJ…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1977 [Playlist]

The year brought a new President, the death of the King, and a new energy in music…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1987 [Playlist]

As always, our annual Listener Poll reflected the top albums of the year…


Saturday Morning Flashback: 1991 [Playlist]

One of the best memories of 1991: the Bulls won their very first NBA championship…



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