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]

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1982 [Playlist]

The top artists on our annual Listener Poll included the Clash, Peter Gabriel, the Who, Bruce Springsteen…

WXRT–02/01/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1968 [Playlist]

It seemed appropriate to feature a year of upheaval and dissention on the day that marches were held throughout the world…

WXRT–01/22/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1978 [Playlist]

The biggest concert event in Chicago happened in August when Mayor Michael Bilandic “borrowed” the concept of an urban outdoor festival…

WXRT–01/15/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1994 [Playlist]

It was the year of Forrest Gump and Pulp Fiction, the bizarre white Ford Bronco slow-motion highway chase, no World Series, and a new TV show called Friends

WXRT–01/08/2017

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1990 [Playlist]

At the end of 1990, Midnight Oil’s album “Blue Sky Mining” topped our annual Listener Poll, along with the film “Dances With Wolves”, the TV show “Twin Peaks”…

WXRT–12/18/2016

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1989 [Playlist]

It was an action-packed year: the Exxon Valdez nightmare, protest and tragedy in Tiananmen Square, and the destruction of the Berlin Wall…

WXRT–11/27/2016

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1979 [Playlist]

The decade came to a close with memorable music…

WXRT–11/20/2016

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1984 [Playlist]

It was a big year for Bruce. Born in the U.S.A. was the top album on the ’84 XRT Listener Poll…

WXRT–11/13/2016

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1993 [Playlist]

Not only was ’93 memorable for the Three-peat, it was the year we released our first collection of rare recordings…

WXRT–10/30/2016

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1977 [Playlist]

Quirky genius: when Talking Heads released their debut…

WXRT–10/23/2016

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