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Who Is Wayne Jancik?
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For 65 years a follower/collector/intruder into the universe of pop music
in all its variations. Gatherer/overseer of one of the largest privately owned
music deposits; possibly, a quarter million entities and 10,000 files on
performers. Creator of the One-Hit Wonder concept, as noted in Wikipedia.
Author of the
Billboard Book of One-Hit Wonders
, published in English
and Japanese (in two volumes) and still available via Amazon publishing
Publicity tour included stop over for an appearance on Charlie Rose,
CBS News Nightwatch
multi-nation radio interviews, reviews in the
LA Times, New York Times
and finalist for the
/Ralph J. Gleason “Music Book of the Year” award.
An on-air artist interviewer/music critic for WGN-Radio (1990-2014), heard live across the US, Canada
and simulcast on the internet. Editor
, author 500+ articles/reviews for
Chicago Daily News,
Chicago Sun-Times, Illinois Entertainer
and various pop culture periodicals.
Attended University of Chicago and Loyola University, receiving several social science degrees.
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