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PLAY Art Roberts, WKQX Chicago, 1981 (10:24)

This is a scoped sample of Art Roberts on his oldies Show, Hey Baby They're Playing Our Song, on WKQX in Chicago, 1981. (The Buckinghams named their hit song after the first edition of Art's show, on WLS in the 60's.)

Art says:
Art Roberts, 1964
Art Roberts, 1964

"The theme song was written for the show by the Chess Records studio band. Leonard Chess was one of my dearest friends and the theme song was his gift to me in 1965. I used it on WLS on Sunday nights for 5 years.

Excerpts of this program, which I wrote for WKQX, include Neil Diamond, Bill Haley (and the mayor of Jersey City banning Rock 'n' Roll), Janice Joplin and Elvis Presley".

Art suffered another serious stroke, and passed away shortly after on March 6, 2002. He was 70.

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