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Old 12-16-2021, 08:52 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Chicago... we have a band named Chicago.

Other notables:

Cheap Trick
Enuff Z'Nuff
D'Molls (we had band practice at the same warehouse)
Earth Wind and Fire
Fallout Boy
From Zero (a coworkers brother was the singer)
Freddy Jones Band
Local H
Mr Blotto (outstanding band)
Rise Against
Sacred Warrior
Smashing Pumpkins
Umphrey's McGee
Vandal (friends of Plank)
Varsity (friends of Plank)
Veruca Salt
Zoetrope (traveled with these dudes for a bit)

You can form your own opinion about any of those. Here's a complete list.

Other notable musicians that either were from the area or came here and called it home:

Dan Donegan (Disturbed)
Joel Hoekstra (TSO, Whitesnake, Night Ranger, Foreigner)
Paul Butterfield
Chance the Rapper
Nat King Cole
Sam Cooke
James Cotton
Bo Diddly
Willy Dixon
Benny Goodman
Buddy Guy
Herbie Hancock
Howlin Wolf
Jennifer Hudson
Quincy Jones
Chaka Khan
Gene Krupa
Ramsey Lewis
Nils Lofgren
Ray Manzarek
Curtis Mayfield
Tom Morello....

Ok, there's just way too many. Here's the list.
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