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Walter E. Smithe Commercial

‘Lake Shore Drive’ Song, Batmobile Appear In New Smithe Furniture Commerical

The Smithe brothers – known for their Walter E. Smithe custom furniture and funny TV commercials – have a new one that starts airing Thursday featuring the 1970s Chicago band Aliotta-Haynes-Jeremiah.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

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Listeners Pan New Chicago Tourism Song

Choose Chicago, the official city tourism agency, has unveiled a new ode to the city. And so far, listeners are panning it.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012

Republican Presidential Hopeful Newt Gingrich Kicks Off Iowa Tour In Dubuque

Gingrich Slapped With Lawsuit For Using ‘Eye Of The Tiger’

The Chicago musician who composed the classic rock song “Eye of the Tiger” is suing Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich for using the song without permission.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

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Fight Over Song At Bar Leads To Shooting; Cop Returns Fire

An off-duty Chicago Police officer returned fire at a man who shot his friend overnight, after a fight that stemmed from a song someone wanted a DJ at a bar to play.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2011

Lake Shore Drive

New ‘Lake Shore Drive’ Song Inspired By Blizzard

News reports of snow-bound Chicago inspired a remake of the nearly 40-year-old hit song “Lake Shore Drive.”

CBS Chicago–02/07/2011