Let’s hope we’ve got the guy wrong. Rahm Emanuel is, after all, a major Wilco fan. He was devoted early on to ballet, winning a scholarship to the Joffrey, so music and the arts obviously once were a driving force in his life.
Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel will be joined by some new faces at City Council. And 14 aldermanic races appear to be headed for April runoffs. We know some of the winners and losers, but what does it all mean?
For nearly two decades, music producers Kevin Johnson and Aaron Smith have been joined at the hip-hop intersection of beats and samples. They started out in Rubberoom- one of the best-known crews of the 1990s.
In the summer of 1965, Bob Dylan made music history when he plugged it in. The folk hero played a set with electric instruments at the Newport Folk Festival. So who gave Dylan this bright idea? A kid from Chicago named Michael Bloomfield.
Jimmy Reed’s hits include "Bright Lights," "Big City" and "Big Boss Man." But like many artists of the '50s and '60s, Reed was a victim of copyright infringement – he didn’t get much money for his work.