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(3/18/2013 2:40:54 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
You members of the NOSTALGIA club can eat my dust. "Remember When" radio was fun? Remember when...? Remember when...?

One day you'll be saying "I remember when I HAD A JOB, but the business outgrew me while I was looking in the rearview mirror.

- Dr. Donut
(3/17/2013 2:25:24 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Sad that there is no new talent to compare with Landecker, not to mention Robert W Morgan, The Real Don Steele, Doctor Don Rose, et al.

Tells you something about the state of radio these days.

And that something isn't good.

But, hey, in five years there'll be no car radios, either, so who cares, huh?

- Steve
(3/16/2013 6:31:13 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
I was fortunate to work with Landecker back in the 80's as a traffic repoter and fill in news person on his show... Chicago G-106 (later WCKG). He was a creatively funny talent... Looking back, it was a great experience. So ad he's still in the business... Will definitely check out his book. Cathi Parrish
- Cathi Parrish
(3/15/2013 1:55:53 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
John's iconic "Boogie Checks" were always fun - what a great talent!

BTW, he's not the only "geezer" spinning records in Chicago. Dick Biondi, 15 years John's senior, is also playing the hits on 'LS-FM these days and drawing a fan base all over the country.

- Rod Schwartz
(3/15/2013 1:43:20 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
I too was a fan of John W Landdecker on weekends on WLS in Chicago from the parking lots of News Rest in Meridian ,Mississippi..in the mid to late 60's ..Big Norm Dodge the Midwest's largest Dodge Dealer ...I attended Ole Miss ,majored in Advertising,,moved to North Louisiana in 1970 and have owned 4 radio stations, currently KRQL 94.1-FM " Really Country" and I am building another FM KWXM that should go on the air soon ....John .... Robert W.Morgan ...John R.Way down south in Dixie in WLAC ..man,man man WOW !!! Hotty Toddy y'all .
- Bill Brown
(3/15/2013 11:59:56 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Any CHR-jock who is over 50 also has photographs of the station's ownership frolicking with livestock!
- Ronald T. Robinson
(3/15/2013 10:56:58 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
There's Jock in a northern California Mkt who's been doing A.M. drive for 43 years...he's 70, working a CHR!
- W Esenbock


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