Chicago DJ Pegue Dies at Age 64

Radio station WVON-AM on Tuesday evening said Chicago disc jockey Richard Pegue, known as "Doctor Dusty" for his sets of classic rhythm and blues, has died. He was 64.

WVON said Pegue died Tuesday morning of heart failure.

Pegue was music director at WVON from 1968 to 1975. He also worked for other stations, including WGCI.

He organized a Dusty Record Convention every year at a Chicago school.

He was also a songwriter who penned jingles and a singer.

Funeral services information was not immediately available.

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