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Chicago Rock Cafe Cats

All this digging out old stuff from my past as a Chicago Rock Cafe DJ in the 90s reminds me that they used to have this thing called “Chicago Cats” or something. Basically, the bar staff would work out a dance routine to something awful, like “Greased Lightning” and at some pre-appointed time, probably midnight, the DJ would put on the record and the “Cats” (ie barstaff) would stop serving drinks, get on the bar and perform their dance routine.

It was, without doubt, the most excruciating thing ever.



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The Thinking DJ

In 1996, all the Chicago Rock Cafe DJs got together and had a big meeting (unpaid). They put on their very best thinking caps and entered the Chicago Rock Cafe ‘Think Tank’, chaired by the self appointed ‘Head DJ’, where they voiced their very best ideas. Luckily someone was on hand to minute the meeting and distribute to all the Absentees (i.e. me). This is the cream of the UKs DJ talent, thinking their very best ideas. Be awe inspired.