CIRCA 1974 Teenaged Jeff meets June Pointer(of the Pointer Sisters) en route to L.A. from Chicago. This portends well for a kid who wants to get in the music biz.

CIRCA 1977 Jeff is managing Peaches Records on Hollywood Blvd. and is seen here with Tom Petty and Stan Lynch of the Heartbreakers. Lynch is asking Jeff to never tell anyone he worked at Jeff's store while they recorded their first album. Jeff waits almost 25 years before he spills the beans!

CIRCA 1978 A couple of in-store appearances coordinated by Jeff during Eddie Money's "Baby Hold On" days and Ted Nugent's "Cat Scratch Fever"

CIRCA 1985 OK. Chicago Cubs All Star Ernie Banks isn't a musician but Jeff got a chance to hang with one of his boyhood heroes while working at Capitol Records in Hollywood. Ernie was repping a freight forwarder at the time.

CIRCA 1995 Jeff worked for Geffen Records from 1989 to 1999. Seen here with the boss.

CIRCA 1997 Jeff with Delbert McClinton (the man rumoured to have taught John Lennon how to play harmonica) and country superstar Randy Travis.

CIRCA 1997 Jeff and his hero B.B. King

CIRCA 2000 Jeff works with Jeff Lynne on the ELO box set "Flashback"

CIRCA 2001 Jeff works with Quincy Jones on his musical biography "Q."

CIRCA 2002 Jeff gets gold album award from Chicago's Lee Loughnane for his work on Chicago's "The Very Best Of..."

CIRCA 2003 Jeff and original Beatle drummer Pete Best

CIRCA 2005 Jeff with fellow White Sox fan Al Jourgenson from Ministry

CIRCA 2006 Jeff and Alan Parsons

CIRCA 2006 Jeff and Steve Perry

CIRCA 2007 Jeff and Ron Isley

CIRCA 2007 Jeff and The Funkmasters: Jab'o Starks and Clyde Stubblefield