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Clark Weber, legendary Chicago disc jockey, dies at 89

Weber first rose to fame at Top 40 powerhouse WLS 890-AM, starting in 1961. 

Clark Weber hosts his morning talk show on WJJD in the 1980s.
Clark Weber hosts his morning talk show on WJJD in the 1980s.
Sun-Times File

As a pioneering rock and roll disc jockey in the 1960s and for decades later as a multifaceted talk show host, Clark Weber entertained generations of Chicago radio listeners with impeccable style, class and professionalism.

Beloved by fans as “Mother Weber’s Oldest Son,” the legendary broadcaster, program director, advertising executive and industry elder statesman died of cancer Saturday in Evanston. He was 89.

Weber first rose to fame at Top 40 powerhouse WLS 890-AM, starting in 1961.

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