J.R. Russ works in the studio of WCFLchicago.com, decorated with vintage Chicago radio gear. | PROVIDED PHOTO
The WCFLchicago.com production studio can digitize and archive vinyl records and audio from cassette, reel and cartridge tapes. | PROVIDED PHOTO
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A “Sound 10 Survey” from 1967 reveals the variety of WCFL's playlist, from Jimi Hendrix to Billy Joe Royal.
Building any rock ’n’ roll radio station is no easy task. But J.R. Russ has spent a thousand hobby hours to create an Internet version of WCFL-AM (1000), the freewheeling Chicago rock station that during the late 1960s and 1970s was home of Larry Lujack, …