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Ken Nordine: Remembering The Man Behind The Iconic Voice

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Chicagoan Ken Nordine's voice graced some of the best-known ad campaigns in history. He was also the mad genius behind Word Jazz, a series of albums-cum-radio program that blended soundscapes, music, and effects with Nordine's poetry and free form musings. Ken Nordine passed away last weekend. He was 98. We remember Ken through archival conversations, chunks of sound from his discography, and insights from WBEZ's Steve Edwards, one of many in the radio biz who has been profoundly influenced by Nordine and his work. 

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