Rob Carroll is a music and pop culture writer based in central Illinois. His work has appeared in several publications throughout the suburban Chicago area including the Northwest Herald and the Daily Chonicle. Rob also is a published author having produced two books chronicling the history of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field. In his free time, Rob enjoys collecting vinyl, live music, photography and trying (and failing) to keep up with his kids.
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