John Calhoun

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Some of my favorite things about Chicago: Italian beef, deep-dish pepperoni pizza and the incredible Chicago skyline. I enjoy spending time with my family, water skiing, old movies and cruising in my Challenger SRT 8.

My first job in Chicago radio was at 99 WE FM. During the 80′s I hosted a nationally broadcast program on the Satellite Music Network. My show was heard on 250 stations in all 50 states. After that, it was mornings on 100.3 The Point. In the mid-90′s I joined the team at Oldies 104.3. In 1999, I began doing commercial production and voice-over work for WGN Radio. Since 2006, I’ve been the Production Director for Salem Communications – Chicago. However, on the weekend, I get to play Chicago’s Greatest Hits of the 60′s, 70′s & 80′s on 104-3 K HiTS and I’m loving it!

60 Years Ago Today, Elvis Rocked Chicago

The best seats in the house were a heckuva lot less than tickets are today!

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–9 hours ago

Eric Clapton Marries The Ex-wife Of A Beatle

George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr attended the wedding.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/27/2017

Forgotten Favorites Friday Remembers BTO’s Blue Collar Roots

Unlike many rock & roll bands, BTO wasn’t into drugs, or wrecking hotel rooms.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/24/2017

The Rock Closes And The Bad Guys Move To Illinois

Michigan Avenue was the name of one corridor at Alcatraz.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/21/2017

Happy Birthday To The Money Man!

He may be the only rock star that had a previous career in law enforcement.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/21/2017

The Biggest Music Contract Of All Time

The 15-year deal was worth almost $1 billion.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/20/2017

Forgotten Favorites Friday – St. Patrick’s Day Edition

How many Americans can claim Irish ancestry? Approximately nine times the entire population of Ireland.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/17/2017

His Biggest Hit Features A Swedish Woman Whispering In French

He’s ranked among the top-25 recording artists of the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/16/2017

1970 Hit Inspired By Another Hit 2000 Years Earlier

The world was a much different place back in 44 BC.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/15/2017

How March Changed The Way We Listened To Music

They made their debut in March 1987.

104.3 K-Hits Chicago–03/13/2017

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