“Dialogue (Part I)” and “(Part II)” further cemented my view that Robert Lamm was – and is – Chicago’s greatest writer.
Saturdays in the Park
On an album as strong as ‘Chicago V,’ “Now That You’ve Gone” still manages to stand out – a testament to its greatness.
You can’t help but smile after hearing Chicago’s “All Is Well.” And you can’t help but feel you’re listening to sheer perfection.
“A Hit By Varese” leads off Chicago’s fifth album, one many of my colleagues and I feel is flawless. It is, as they used to say, “all killer, no filler.”
‘Chicago at Carnegie Hall,’ a sprawling four-record set, was ripe for abuse from so-called leading critics of the time.
“Elegy” is not an easy listen, but it shows the range of styles that Chicago’s original lineup could pull off – and pull off very well.
“Hour in the Shower” is a welcome reminder that as serious as Chicago took themselves at times, they still knew how to have fun.
Earnest and sweet, this update of Donny Hathaway’s “This Christmas” showcases one of Chicago’s longest tenured non-original members.
Since it arrived on 1998’s ‘Chicago XXV,’ this update of “Little Drummer Boy” has grown to become a personal favorite – and, in my opinion, the definitive version.
Chicago guitarist Keith Howland added his first lead vocal to one of five new tracks included on 2003’s ‘What’s It Gonna Be, Santa?’