OTL: Episode #514- The Secret History of Charley Organaire, Mick Dumke on the Chicago violence epidemic
Mike Stephen talks with:
- Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about reggae and ska harmonica innovator Charley Organaire for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music; and
- Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter Mick Dumke about his special report on Chicago’s murder victims in first half of 2016 and addressing the crime problem at a community level.
Meanwhile, we discuss how Cook County is going after small venues for back amusement taxes.
This week’s local music is provided by Yellōjaket.
Chicago Sun-Times staff reporter Mick Dumke and OTL host Mike Stephen rep the city and solve the world’s problems during their post-show breakfast meeting.