Rollye James and listeners share some of their most cherished Chicago memories

Rollye James

Mel Maas broadcasts the day’s news, while students from Peabody Elementary School, visiting the WBEZ studio in Chicago, Illinois, watch, Oct. 15, 1944. (AP Photo)

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WGN Radio’s Rollye James welcomes listeners on the show to share some of their most cherished Chicago memories. Listen in while Rollye and listeners share stories about some beloved Chicago radio personalities, musicians, commercials and some unforgettable Chicago media stories.

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Rollye James hosts overnights on WGN Radio, Mondays through Thursdays, 10pm to 1am/CT where she is openly candid about her decidedly off-kilter views and fascination with off-the-wall conspiracies. As a confirmed late-night person who “gets up at the crack of noon”, James’ quirky take on almost everything creates a natural bond with the after-dark listeners, no matter where they are. (Click for more.)