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Singer Jim Post, Chicago folk music star who hit big with ‘Reach Out of the Darkness,’ dead at 82

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Jim Post was one of the most irrepressible stars of Chicago’s folk music scene in the 1970s and 1980s.

He could sing, act, write a hit song and plays, make you believe he was Mark Twain reincarnated, shred on his guitar and reach — and endlessly hold — the high notes with a ringing tenor…

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