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General Information

Name:  Steve Dahl  

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Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: California

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Illinois Connection

Dahl moved to Chicago in 1978. He resides in the Western suburbs.

Biographical and Professional Information

Steve Dahl is an American radio personality, humorist, and podcaster. Born in California, he is the owner of the subscription-based Steve Dahl Network. A member of the Radio Hall of Fame, Dahl broadcast from Detroit stations WABX and WWWW before moving to Chicago in 1978 where he worked for WCKG, WDAI, WLUP, WMVP and WLS. He served as a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, has appeared in several films and is considered a pioneer in talk radio influencing many other radio personalities.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died
ISBN: 1940430755. OCLC Number: 920019029

Candlewick. .

A illustrated collection of essays and interviews about the anti-disco rally, Disco Demolition, held on July 12, 1979 at Comiskey Park and organized by Bill Veeck and DJ Steve Dahl.