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Sun-Times photo by John Kim

During the 1990s Chicago country-pop vocalist Jan Terri was working on the side as a limousine driver.
She was featured in the Feb. 12, 1994 issue of the wonderfully named "The Pick-Up Times" American Limousine newsletter with a blurb that begins, "Chauffer Number 240 released her second album 'High Risk'."

Terri is sitting in the lounge of her Harwood Heights high rise near O'Hare International Airport.

She looks at the clip, shakes her head and says, "Yeah, but they didn't know me as my real name....."

Dave Hoekstra

Dave Hoekstra has been a Chicago Sun-Times staff writer since 1985. His collection of Sun-Times travel columns, "Ticket To Everywhere," was published in 2000 by Lake Claremont Press. He was lead writer for "Farm Aid: Song for America" (Rodale Press, 2005) which commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Willie Nelson inspired effort.
He won a 1987 Chicago Newspaper Guild Stick O-Type Award for Column Writing. Hoekstra wrote and co-proudced the WTTW-Channel 11 PBS special: "The Staple Singers and the Civil Rights Movement," nominated for a 2001-02 Chicago Emmy for a documentary program/cultural significance.
He lives in Chicago.

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