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Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Musicpedia



Acoustic Avenue

Billy Sullivan, touring guitarist with Herman’s Hermits moved from the Cleveland area into the Chicago area and posted on social...

Andrew Calhoun

At age 13, Andrew Calhoun began writing songs and performing in coffeehouses. At 15 he lied about his age and...

Art Thieme

Art Thieme has been called “America’s best loved troubadour” and for good reason. His songs, stories, bad jokes and puns...

Ashley Victoria

One of Chicago’s exciting young country rock singers. This is a short story on how young Ashley started singing at...

Berry Oakley

Berry Oakley was born in Chicago and raised in Park Forest, Illinois! While attending Rich East High School, Oakley was...

Bob Gibson

Bob Gibson became one of the pillars of the national folk music scene as well as the Chicago scene starting...

2023Radio Personality / DJ

Bob Sirott

Bob Sirott (1949-) Chicago’s very own Bob Sirott has been a mainstay in Chicago television and radio since 1973.  Bob...

Boyzz from Illinois

“Boyzz from Illinois” Chicago’s first Power ROCK band “The Boyzz from Illinoizz” featuring Explosive energy front man Dirty Dan Buck,...


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