By Jack Sharkey, November 3, 2016

Back to the Future was a year late, but here we are folks, history as we know it will never be the same. With apologies to all of you 109 year-olds out there, the one thing we all have in common today is this is the first time in all of our lives that the Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions. What better way to tip our collective caps to the Cubbies than with the music of Chicago! 


20. Veruca Salt.  


19. The Buckinghams.  


18. Wilco.  


17. Ministry.  


16. American Breed.  


15. REO Speedwagon.  


14. Orwells.   


13. Rufus.  


12. Urge Overkill.  


11. OK Go!  


10. Plain White T's. 


9. Styx. 


8. The Five Stairsteps. 


7. Chicago. 


6. The Impressions. 


5. Bo Diddley. 


4. The Staple Singers. 


3. Cheap Trick.  


2. Smashing Pumpkins. 


1. Earth, Wind & Fire. 



This is just a touch of the rich musical legacy Chicagoland has given us all. Congratulations Chicago Cubs and their loyal fans! Today we enter an entirely new chapter in world history - The Cubs have won the World Series!