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A radio legend leaves the mic-sort of

One of the most celebrated, respected and beloved broadcasters in WBEZ (and Chicago radio) history is hanging up the mic...almost. Richard Steele is retiring from his day-to-day duties at the station, but he’ll continue to play an important role in the organization and in the community as the host of the weekly Barbershop Show on Vocalo. Richard has been witness to massive changes in the broadcast industry over his 4-plus decades in the biz, and he’s been a leading tastemaker as a DJ spinning pop, soul, R&B, jazz and more. Richard joins us to share some of his favorite stories and musical moments from across his career.

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