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John Landecker

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John Landecker and John Travolta at Woodfield Mall

John Landecker

On May 6, 1976, John Landecker and John Travolta visited Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Landecker was working as a top-40 DJ with huge ratings, and Travolta was starring in “Welcome Back, Kotter” and would soon reach superstardom in music and movies including “Saturday Night Fever.” Earlier that day, Travolta had visited with Roy Leonard on WGN Radio and now he and Landecker were making an appearance at Woodfield where they were surprised by the size of the crowd – one report put it at 30,000 screaming fans. Here’s what it sounded like: https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3817298/John_Landecker_and_John_Travolta_at_Woodfield_Mall_2021-02-24-181538.64kmono.mp3 Video: Your Hometown – Schaumburg

25 Feb 2021

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Rock radio royalty John Landecker gives a behind the scenes look at his decades-long career

Rollye James

If you love rock radio, you know the name John Landecker. Over the course of his career, he’s become one of the most well-known and beloved voices on the air. He joins Rollye James for a look back on radio stations past and an exciting look ahead at what’s next here on WGN. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3796802/3796802_2020-11-17-162202.64kmono.mp3

17 Nov 2020

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One Hell of a Night: John Landecker talks with the mayor and minister of Hell, Michigan

John Landecker

Ever feel like you’re stuck in Hell? Now you can literally spend a night in Hell, Michigan! Mayor John Colone and Reverend Vonn join John Landecker to talk about their own little slice of heaven in Hell and how you can spend a night in one of the strangest towns in America. https://serve.castfire.com/audio/3788024/3788024_2020-10-06-033524.64kmono.mp3

6 Oct 2020

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'Records' truly is his middle name: Radio Hall of Famer John Landecker (Episode 400)

Yak Channel Podcast Network

The first radio disc jockey whose name I remembered as a child was John Records Landecker. He’s a Radio Hall of Famer and recent inductee to the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. His autobiography, “Records Truly is My Middle Name,” is an honest and entertaining time capsule of radio’s quote-unquote glory days. He’s here to chat tonight for Episode 400 (!) of Car Con Carne. Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services

43mins

2 Jul 2020

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'Records' truly is his middle name: Radio Hall of Famer John Landecker (Episode 400)

Car Con Carne

The first radio disc jockey whose name I remembered as a child was John Records Landecker. He’s a Radio Hall of Famer and recent inductee to the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. His autobiography, “Records Truly is My Middle Name,” is an honest and entertaining time capsule of radio’s quote-unquote glory days. He’s here to chat tonight for Episode 400 (!) of Car Con Carne. Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services

43mins

2 Jul 2020

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MM Celebrity Interview – John Landecker

Minutia Men Celebrity Interview on Radio Misfits

Rick and Dave interview radio legend, John Records Landecker. [EP07] The post MM Celebrity Interview – John Landecker appeared first on Radio Misfits.

15mins

8 Jan 2020

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Back 2 You – John Landecker, Boogie checker

Back 2 You! on Radio Misfits

Radio Hall of Famer John Landecker tells how something live on stage that could’ve been really embarrassing turned into a good thing.  Is ‘Records’ truly his middle name?  Find out with Howard Sudberry and Steve Baskerville. Plus a bonus Boogie Check! (Ep12) The post Back 2 You – John Landecker, Boogie checker appeared first on Radio Misfits.

1hr 8mins

27 Aug 2019

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Ep 6 - John Landecker

Bob Seger Boulevard Podcast

Well this was quite a treat. One of the true greats in radio - John "Records" Landecker joined us to talk Seger (and share some amazing audio clips from an interview in 1978). Wonderful insight into the reach of Bob's music and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

37mins

4 Jun 2019

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John Landecker - Legendary Disc Jockey

John Howell

One of Chicago radio’s most celebrated disc jockeys, John Landecker, returns to WLS for The John Howell Show to celebrate the 95th Anniversary of WLS-AM 890.

8mins

12 Apr 2019