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Remembering Chris Cornell

Hard to believe it has been six years since we lost Chris Cornell. One of the most talented beings on this planet. Almost, otherworldly. Maybe he is. Please join me at 12:30p central today for a very special tribute to Chris, listen anywhere at or ask your smart speaker to play Q101. <3 Lauren

First time meeting Chris back in 2005

I was lucky enough to spend some time with Chris whether on the phone, in person or in the audience watching him do what he was put here to do.

Amazing intimate session in 2015

I’d like to share a sit down I had with Chris that was never posted publicly at the time due to mic and sound issues, and hope you will see past that to feel the intimacy and warmth that was in the 101WKQX Studio 7 on October 7, 2015:

And a clip from the night before at the Chicago Theatre:

The first time I spoke with Chris was over the phone in September of 2012 when he called in to chat about Soundgarden coming back after 15 years gone guns blazing with a new album and tour, this is a clip about wanting fans to have the full album experience:

And about Soundgarden’s brand new fans:

this is a clip about how he grateful he is to do what he does:

Where ever you are, I hope you are at peace. We sure do miss you. No one sings like you anymore.