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KOL

ROOTS with ROBB: KINGS OF LEON

Unique sound?  Check.  Intriguing backstory?  Check.  Struggle to match up to their previous success?  You betcha.  Kings of Leon are a unique band to do a deep dive on, because it’s really like there are 2 different KOLs.  The pre and post Only By Night.  Personally, I was a fan of the pre-Kings sound.  They had a…read more »

GENESIS

ROOTS with ROBB: GENESIS

In the beginning…ok I’m sure that joke has been used in 80% of the band Genesis’s write-ups over the years.  Cliche #1 checked off.  Truth be told, I didn’t know a ton of Genesis beyond the hits and the 80s pop hey-days before this week’s undertaking (and it really was an undertaking).  There are 15…read more »

CORONA VIRUS 300

COVID-19 Update from the LaSalle County Health Department

Big thanks to Jenny Barrie, Health Educator/PIO with the LaSalle County Health Department for coming on board this morning.  Topics include: Where are we in the grand scheme of things with Covid-19? What are the symptoms and what to do if you have symptoms of Covid-19 (DON’T rush to the Hospital) Is there testing available…read more »

sabbath

ROOTS with ROBB: BLACK SABBATH!!

There’s an argument to be made (and in this episode, I in fact do) that Black Sabbath is right up there with the Beatles and Elvis for the biggest influence and impact on music in their wake.  Are there others that could be mentioned?  Absolutely.  But there’s no denying that Black Sabbath started Metal.  There…read more »

Shap

Jon “Shap” Shapiro
Shap in the Morning


Shap has been a fixture on radio stations in Starved Rock Country since 2001 as a popular Air Personality and Commercial Production talent.

The Illinois Broadcasters Association has recognized his radio broadcasting work with two 1st Place awards for Best Humorous Commercial along with nominations for Personality of the Year and Best Use of New Media. He has also been honored by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at IVCC as one of the 40 under 40 Class of 2013.

Listen to Shap in the Morning weekdays from 5:30-9am on 95.3 JackFM.

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