Everyday Is Cheap Trick Day (For Music Lovers)

I thought this was an April Fool's joke when I read that today is Cheap Trick Day . For people who love music as much as you and I love music any day that ends in the letter "Y" is Cheap Trick Day! They're responsible for some of the most iconic records ever recorded. Here are my top 5 Cheap Trick...
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A Few Irish Classics for Your St. Patrick's Day Playlist

Happy St. Patrick’s Day County Cook! Not only is March 17th a wonderful sign that Spring is on the horizon, it gives us a reason to celebrate the most charming and fun culture there is. Look for XRT at the River Dye on Saturday morning, as well as on the float in the South Side Irish Parade on...
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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1975 [Playlist]

We carved out a chunk of the past and relived 1975 on Saturday Morning Flashback this weekend.
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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1981 {Playlist]

It was a year of many firsts.
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Rolling Stones

Saturday Morning Flashback: 1976 [Playlist]

It was 1976 all over again.
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10 Songs for September

I’ve always found the changing of the seasons to be incredibly invigorating. Those first cool breezes of autumn we’ve been having offer such sweet relief from the heat and humidity. It’s a refreshing change of pace, from what we eat to how we dress, and why not what we listen to? Here are a few...
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Saturday Morning Flashback: 1989 [Playlist]

A year of social, political, and technological change right as the decade ended.
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Emma Mac's Favorite Songs of Summer 2018

For years in high school, college and years after I made about 30 copies of a mixed CD for friends and family every summer, called "Emma Mac's Summer Tracks." Man I'm a nerd. For some reason I haven't gotten around to it the past few summers (spotify) but I think I might find a few hours one of...
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Nov 4, 2016; Sun Rise, FL, USA; Stevie Nicks performs at BB&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK

1983 Redux: Sounds Better Every Time!

The internet is born, a cellular call is made, and a mysterious demise is explained.
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Emily Staveley-Taylor, Jessica Staveley-Taylor and Camilla Staveley-Taylor of The Staves perform with Jenny Lewis at Eaux Claires Music Festival on August 13, 2016, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. (Photo by Daniel DeSlover/imageSPACE)

7 Songs for the Month of May

March came in like a lion and April came out like a lion, and quite frankly I'm sick of lions. But May has been very kind to us so far, and it feels like a weight has been lifted off the city. We're not totally in the clear just yet, and I don't want to jinx it, but I do think May is a month worth...
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