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Clark Weber's Rock and Roll Radio

The birth of personality-driven rock ‘n' roll radio happened more than 50 years ago, with fast-talking disc jockeys who always had an eye on their next stunt. In Chicago, Clark Weber was the voice that teenagers trusted. Weber spent years in the morning shift at the “BIG 89”, and also did a stint at that station's chief competitor, WCFL. Eventually, he migrated to the new format of talk radio, closing out his broadcasting career as a talk show host on 560 AM. His latest project is Clark Weber's Rock ‘n' Roll Radio: The Fun Years: 1955-1975, a book filled with stories, photos, and letters from his time on the air. He says his arrival in Chicago came at an opportune time.

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