Celebrity John Records Landecker

John records landecker

John records landecker Biography

John Records Landecker is an American Top40/Oldies disc jockey best known for his trademark saying “Records truly is my middle name” and creating Boogie Check, Americana Panorama, and satirical songs and bits based on current events such as “Make a Date with the Watergate”, and “Press My Conference.”

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John records landecker Age

He was born 28 March 1947 in Michigan, the United States, he is 72 years as of 2019.
His height is Unknown & weight is Not Available too. Dress & Shoe size will be added soon.

John records landecker family

His father, Werner Landecker, was a German Jewish refugee. His mother, Marjorie Records, was a “farm girl from Indiana”.His middle name, the source of questions throughout his career, was not, as most assumed, a stage name. His mother’s maiden name was Records (her full name was Majorie Victoria Records as Landecker himself told during the 2008 BIG89 Rewind on 890 WLS AM) and was given to him at birth.

John records landecker wife

It seems that he has kept his marital status secret because there are no details talking about his wife. we ‘ve see n that he has two children it only means that either he had a wife and separated or probably they are together.we will share the information about her as soon as we get any details.

John records landecker daughters

He also has two daughters Amy Lauren Landecker who was born on September 30, 1969. She is an American stage, film and television actress known for her supporting roles in films Dan in Real Life in 2007, A Serious Man in 2009, All Is Bright in 2013, Project Almanac in 2015 and Beatriz at Dinner (2017). In 2014, Landecker began starring as Sarah Pfefferman in the Amazon Studios critically acclaimed comedy-drama Transparent and writer Tracy.

John records landecker boogie check

Boogie Check was a humorous feature; it was the last thing Landecker did each night on his show for about two minutes A string of brief telephone calls was put on the air in rapid succession during his years at Chicago’s WLS, John Records Landecker probably inspired more people to get into radio than any other air.

He created Boogie Check, Americana Panorama, and satirical songs and bits based on current events such as “Make a Date with the Watergate”, and “Press his Conference”. He retired from radio broadcasting on July 31, 2015, From July 2007 through June 2012, he was the host of “Into the Seventies”, a syndicated weekend radio program from TKO Radio Networks.

John records landecker wls/career

He began his college career at Grand Valley State University and worked for Grand Rapids, MI station WERX. He later attended Michigan State University, working at stations in Lansing (WILS) and Philadelphia (WIBG, now WNTP) before becoming the evening jock on the 50,000-watt WLS 890 which broadcast from Chicago, Illinois in 1972.

The powerful WLS clear channel signal reached across 38 states after sundown, giving Landecker ratings that are unheard of in this day. In 1981 Landecker left Chicago for a stint on CFTR 680 in Toronto, Ontario. Landecker returned to Chicago radio in 1983 on rocker WLUP 97.9 and the following year jointed top 40 WAGO (now WCFS-FM) 105.9.

Landecker remained on 105.9 after it switched to AOR as WCKG in 1985, but left the station to return to WLS in 1986. He remained in WLS until it switched to an all-talk format in 1989. After spending time in Cleveland at WPHR, 107.9 (now WENZ), he returned to Chicago in early September 1993, beginning a ten-year run on Oldies 104.3 WJMK where he was the morning drive D.J. until 2003.

While on WJMK, his show received the Achievement in Radio award of “Best Morning Show in Chicago” in 1997, and Radio and Records Award of “Best Oldies Morning Show in America” in 2001 and 2002. In 2006 Landecker started on True Oldies 94.7 WZZN (now WLS-FM) in Chicago where he was the weekday afternoon D.J. from 3-7pm until October 10, 2007. Landecker co-hosted a radio news show with former WLS colleague Turi Ryder.

The source of his middle name

His middle name is the source of questions throughout his career. name. His mother’s maiden name was Records (her full name was Majorie Victoria Records as Landecker himself told during the 2008 BIG89 Rewind on 890 WLS AM) and was given to him at birth. “Records truly is my middle name” is a saying Landecker frequently used on the air.

During his time in Toronto, John did a funny two-minute bit called ‘Trudeau Talks Cute’ in which he would ask set-up questions that would be followed by a tape recording of Canada’s then-Prime Minister, the very popular Pierre Trudeau. The initialism of ‘Trudeau Talks Cute’ was TTC, which was also used to play up the often-unpopular Toronto Transit Commission.

When at WILS Radio (Lansing, MI), John would intro his show using a megaphone to simulate an old-time barker’s voice. Called the “Radio Leviathan”, John talked over openings in the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”.

While doing the morning show at WJMK, he would start the “5:30 club” by having co-host Richard Cantu begin his normal newscast, then interrupt him by saying “This is Anarchy! This is Rebellion!” and stating he was tearing up the list of scheduled songs and would play listener’s requests instead. He abandoned this feature soon after citation needed.

John records landecker net worth

John Records Landecker’s estimated net worth as of 2019 is approximately $100k-1million.The previous year which is 2018 it is still under review same to his Annual Salary. His primary income source is Celebrity, Currently, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

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(Records Truly is My Middle Name Kindle Edition). When you’re born with the middle name “Records”, your destiny has been chosen for you. John Records Landecker fulfilled his destiny by becoming one of the most respected disc jockeys in radio history

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John Records Landecker WLS 10/5/75 (17:25) From Peter Leighton
JJ Jeffrey / John Landecker WLS 7/7/72 (13:45)