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George Harrison Said to Be Seriously Ill

On This Day In Chicago, 1966: John Lennon Apologized For ‘Jesus’ Comment

When John Lennon first said that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus, nobody took any notice.

08/12/2014

The Beatles in 1964. (Jim Gray/Keystone/Getty Images)

Boers: The Ballad Of Teenage Girls Screaming At The Beatles

The week long tribute to the Beatles was terrific, but it reminded Terry Boers of the screamers in the old days.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2014

Photo Credit: Apollo Theater

Legendary Concert Venues In America

Five of the most legendary concert venues in America are the Apollo Theater, the Fillmore, the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden and Ryman Auditorium.

02/11/2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Celebrating The Beatles on Ed Sullivan 50 Years Later, With a Little Help From Reunited Eurythmics, Perry, Grohl & Wonder

The Eurythmics also reunited; Stevie Wonder, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl were among other performers.

01/28/2014

Beatles guitarist and singer George Harrison performing during a live concert.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

State To Mark Golden Anniversary Of Beatle George Harrison’s Downstate Tour

Fifty years ago this month, Beatle George Harrison took a break from European stardom to go someplace where no one knew him — southern Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2013

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Best Rock ‘N Roll Cities In America

This list includes five of the best rock ‘n roll cities in America, with honorable mentions to the cities of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Philadelphia and Seattle.

09/10/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind […]

02/05/2013

John Lennon

John Lennon’s Artwork Returns To Oak Brook, 42 Years After Judge Had It Burned

The art work of John Lennon is returning to the Chicago area, more than 40 years after a local judge declared it obscene and ordered it burned.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2012

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CBS 2 School: Lost World Of John Lennon

Apparently John Lennon still serves as our muse though, today, we are reminded of his tragic loss thirty years ago.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010

John Lennon

Chicago Remembers Lennon, 30 Years Later

WXRT-93.1 FM radio will air a two-hour special on John Lennon’s final interview Wednesday night, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of his assassination.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010