Herb Kent, Radio Legend, Has Passed Away

Herb Rogers Kent, the Chicago radio icon whose voice spread across the airwaves since just after World War II, died within hours of his...
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Norman Malone: Nothing Could Hold Him Down

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Mack Rice of “Mustang Sally” Fame Dies

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Samuel E. Davis: The Man Who Could Do Anything

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How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz

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