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Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Musicpedia



Earl Pionke

Earl Pionke pictured here with Emily Friedman of Come For To Sing magazine and British folk singer Lou Killen, could...

Earth Wind and Fire

“The Kennedy Center Honors celebrates icons who, through their artistry, have left an indelible stamp on our collective cultural consciousness,”...

Ed Holstein

Ed Holstein has always been a bartender disguised as a folksinger. An accomplished musician and songwriter (one of his originals-...

Flemming Brown

1926-1984, born in Marshall, Missouri. He was a banjo player and one of the early teachers at the Chicago Old...

Frank Hamilton

Frank Hamilton’s major contribution to the Chicago music scene was the co-founding, along with Win Stracke, of the Old Town...

Fred Holstein

Fred Holstein was one of the mainstays of the Chicago Folk Music scene throughout the 1970s. He and his brother...


Freewheel was the house band for many years at a Chicago inner city club called Mr. Kileys. Many players rotated...


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