|In early 1970 Mike McCormick
returned to WLS from KQV in Pittsburgh and became program director of WLS
and the changes began. The Big 89 became The Rock of Chicago. The jock
lineup included Larry Lujack, Gary Gears, Fred Winston, J.J. Jeffrey, John
Records Landecker, Bill Bailey and Joel Sebastian. Charley Van Dyke and
Chuck Knapp would also join WLS during this period.
(l-r back row) Fred Winston, Bill Bailey, J.J.Jeffrey, John Landecker, Dick Sainte.
(l-r front) Charlie Van Dyke & Chuck Knapp (courtesy John Landecker)
A second package was put on the air in April, 1973 produced by Jodie Lyons Productions, called "The Rock of Chicago."
The above ad appeared in Jet Magazine November 2,1972
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Jodie Lyons produced a Rock of Chicago Jingle Package.
This ad appeared in Billboard Magazine September 9. 1972