Bruce Iglauer shares stories on WTTW

“In 1971, one man founded a Chicago record company that would reach a worldwide audience.

Beginning with the release of Hound Dog Taylor and the House Rockers through new releases like Shemekia Copeland’s acclaimed “America’s Child,” Alligator Records has brought house-rocking music to the masses.

Their journey is told in the memoir “Bitten by the Blues,” written by Alligator Records’ founder, Bruce Iglauer with Patrick Roberts.”

Read the full story on WTTW, and listen to Bruce Iglauer talk about “the happiest music he ever heard” or tell “the story of the hundred dollar bill.”