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The Rollye James show on Chicago's Very Own, WGN Radio 720.

The Rollye James show on Chicago's Very Own, WGN Radio 720.

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The Rollye James show on Chicago's Very Own, WGN Radio 720.

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English


Episodes

Another question stumped you guys. Can you guess the answer? Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 07.13.21

7/13/2021
Fun playing trivia as always! Holding over our main question till next week to give you time to think about. Listen in to find out the question! As for Bumper Stumpers, this was the last week with the letter “L”. Groups or artists’ first names all began with “L”. To get the list of the […]

Duration:01:53:59

Over 40 million of these have been sold in the US since the 1950s, but no one admits to having them. Find out what they are on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 06.28.21

7/1/2021
Rollye is back! On this Monday Night Trivia, listeners answered a couple of the questions correctly (and one we’ll hold over until next week). Here’s what answers were revealed: Police spend 15% of their time on the job time on this. What? Responding to false burglar alarms. As of the early 2000s, Los Angeles cops […]

Duration:01:51:04

No one could guess our straggler. Can you? Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 06.14.21

6/18/2021
Fun, as always playing Monday Night Trivia. No one got the straggler from last week, so we revealed at the end of the show: In World War 2, it only happened to 1 in 50 soldiers. At the start of the gulf war it happened to 1 in 4. What happened? Death by friendly fire […]

Duration:01:36:34

Whenever you do this, and you probably do this a lot, more than half a million people around the world are doing it at the exact second you do. What is it? Find out on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 06.07.21

6/15/2021
You guys were good last night—aced multiple questions on Monday Night Trivia: Whenever you do this, and you probably do this a lot, more than half a million people around the world are doing it at the exact second you do. Do what? Hit the spacebar on a computer keyboard. (It’s actually estimated to be 600,000 hits […]

Duration:01:34:15

Memorial Day themed trivia on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 05.31.21

6/3/2021
Lots of calls last night for Monday Night Trivia and all of them are appreciated. We never got an answer to our trivia straggler from last week, but Rollye ran out of time before James could offer up his 370 guesses, so we’ll open with it next Monday, and if James (or you, if you […]

Duration:01:54:21

We’re talking ‘people’ here! Find out some human statistics on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 05.25.21

5/27/2021
Fun playing trivia with you last night. Rollye’s question: We are talking people here. Looking at statistics and humans on the planet, 25% of the worldwide population of this are in the United States. World population of what? Prisoners. The US has 25% of the world’s prison population. 2.2 million. China is next with 1.5 […]

Duration:01:47:31

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame from ‘Mr Music’ himself

5/20/2021
Rollye James was joined by Author and radio legend Norm N. Nite, a.k.a Mr. Music, to talk all things rock n’ roll. Listen in while Norm and Rollye discuss Norm’s latest book ‘The House That Rock Built‘ which showcases the fascinating history of the behind the scenes deals that ultimately led to the Rock & […]

Duration:00:36:11

One company, with numerous locations, loses 590,000 of this item to theft every year. What’s stolen… and from what company is it taken? Find out on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 05.17.21

5/20/2021
Every Monday night you can join Rollye James right here on WGN Radio for all the Trivia fun! Monday Night Trivia was fun as always, thanks to your calls. We have one question we’re holding over for next week and if you were listening, you know what it is. As for the one you got: […]

Duration:01:56:43

Can you name which ‘Jimmy’ sang which song on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 05.10.21

5/13/2021
Every Monday night you can join Rollye James right here on WGN Radio for all the Trivia fun! We had fun playing trivia with you Monday night but, no one could guess the question Rollye put forth. The question was: 88% of employees say they’ve done this. Don’t what? Told lies on behalf of their supervisors. […]

Duration:01:30:56

Find out which question stumped everyone on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 05.03.21

5/5/2021
Every Monday night you can join Rollye James right here on WGN Radio for all the Trivia fun! Some of you won in categories of your own choosing, but no one guessed Rollye’s holdover question from last Monday. The question was: An official survey measuring trends among Americans every year since 1972, shows a long […]

Duration:01:52:46

What is the second most misspelled American city? Find out on Monday Night Trivia with Rollye James – 04.26.21

5/3/2021
Every Monday night you can join Rollye James right here on WGN Radio for all the Trivia fun! Some questions asked were…What is the second most misspelled American city? Last week we found out that #1 was Pittsburgh. What is #2? Listen and find out. An official survey measuring trends among Americans every year since […]

Duration:01:57:13

Rollye James and listeners share some of their most cherished Chicago memories

3/26/2021
WGN Radio’s Rollye James welcomes listeners on the show to share some of their most cherished Chicago memories. Listen in while Rollye and listeners share stories about some beloved Chicago radio personalities, musicians, commercials and some unforgettable Chicago media stories. To get the list of the songs used as bumpers on the show or to […]

Duration:00:32:16

Rollye James chats with diverse musical legend Frank Stallone

3/18/2021
Grammy and Golden Globe nominated artist and brother of Sylvester ‘Sly’ Stallone, Frank Stallone joins Rollye James on the show to talk about an eclectic blend of topics. Frank and Rollye kick off the show by talking about Frank’s career as a whole and the work Frank has done in movies alongside his brother and […]

Duration:00:41:16

‘Quiet Mind Epic Life’: Author Matthew Ferry encourages us to escape the status quo

3/3/2021
Matthew Ferry is an executive life coach and spiritual teacher. For the last 26 years, Ferry has coached thousands of top performers to achieve Enlightened Prosperity. His books, videos, audios and seminars utilize his street tested methodology called The Rapid Enlightenment Process. He joins Rollye James to share his thoughts on enlightenment, prosperity and how […]

Duration:00:35:53

Consumer advocate Jeff Arnold talks about how to beat your insurance company

3/2/2021
Author of How To Beat Your Insurance Company and founder of the highly awarded Rightsure insurance technology firm Jeff Arnold joins Rollye James to offer tips on how to get the best insurance deal without getting ripped off. Throughout the conversation Jeff answers the questions why are we paying the same amount for car insurance when there’s not a […]

Duration:00:38:50

Doo-wop is back with Philadelphia artist Philly Cuzz

2/2/2021
Philly Cuzz brought his special brand of Neo Doo-wop music to the airwaves back in 2004, scoring great success on satellite radio and launching his Vegas career as well. He joins Rollye James to talk about his inspirations as well as why doo-wop music has stood the test of time.

Duration:00:33:05

‘The Geator with the Heater’: Jerry Blavat shares his insights on music, radio and more

1/26/2021
Philadelphia radio icon Jerry Blavat is known for his legendary dances, introducing the Four Seasons and Isley Brothers to a wide audience and, most of all, having fun. Jerry joins Rollye James for a full hour of conversation about his career and takes your questions about the music and radio business.

Duration:00:38:28

Al ‘Caesar’ Berry dives in to the sound of The Tymes

1/5/2021
Hailing from Philadelphia, The Tymes were beloved in their hometown and hitmakers both in the U.S. and U.K. where their 1974 song, “Ms. Grace,” made its way to the top of the charts. Tenor Al ‘Caesar’ Berry joins Rollye James for an in-depth look at the group’s history and music, including stories you won’t hear […]

Duration:00:36:12

Looking back on classic radio with entertainment insider Kevin Gershan

12/29/2020
Kevin Gershan, accomplished producer/director at CBS Television Distribution, joins Rollye James for some Monday night fun as they look back on some classic radio and share stories from inside the business.

Duration:00:35:32

Going beyond the veil with ‘The Original Ghost Whisperer’ Mary Ann Winkowski

12/18/2020
Mary Ann Winkowski has made a reputation for herself as one of the foremost experts on the paranormal. Working from her hometown of Cleveland, she has helped individuals across the globe and consulted on the CBS hit television show Ghost Whisperer. She joins Rollye James to discuss what could be waiting on the other side […]

Duration:00:33:47