Landecker to discuss book at Beverly Arts Center
July 3, 2013 2:42PM
Updated: August 8, 2013 6:11AM
Author Afternoons, a book discussion event featuring Chicago area writers who read from and discuss their works, will host John Records Landecker, legendary disc jockey and author of “Records Truly is My Middle Name,” at 3 p.m. July 14 at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St., Chicago.
After a 40-year career as a major market disc jockey, John Records Landecker and his former executive producer Rick Kaempfer have written the story of Landecker’s life and career.
In “Records Truly is My Middle Name,” Landecker shares stories from behind the scenes of Top 40s radio heydays and his encounters with celebrities George Harrison, Mel Brooks, Tom Hanks, Bill Murray, The Rolling Stones and many others. The book is filled with the stories behind Landecker’s famous bits and songs, photos and personal memories.
“Records Truly is My Middle Name” was published by Eckhartz Press.
Author Afternoons is facilitated by Penny Golden and is part of the Beverly Arts Center’s literary arts programming.
Information is at (773) 445-3838 or visit www.beverlyartcenter.org.