Famed Chicago DJ John Records Landecker Inducted Into Radio Hall Of Fame

John Records Landecker
Entertaining Chicagoans for over 40 years as a Top 40, Rock,and Oldies DJ and On-Air personality, John Landecker was recently inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame Jason Marck / WBEZ
John Records Landecker
Entertaining Chicagoans for over 40 years as a Top 40, Rock,and Oldies DJ and On-Air personality, John Landecker was recently inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame Jason Marck / WBEZ

Famed Chicago DJ John Records Landecker Inducted Into Radio Hall Of Fame

His mother’s maiden name was Records, and Records really is his middle name.

John Landecker has been a huge presence in Chicago radio for more than 40 years. First gaining fame at WLS-AM in the early 1970s, Landecker has been one of the key voices in the city’s top 40, rock, and oldies stations ever since.

Last week, Landecker was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame, and he’s just updated his biography, Records Truly Is His Middle Name.

Landecker joins us to talk about his prolific career and tells a few stories about the music he’s played and the folks he’s met along the way.