Post Tagged with: "Chicago (the band)"

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 9, 2014

Despite a recent illness, McCartney appeared trim, fit, and ready to rock.

Something Else! sneak peek: Chicago – Now: XXXVI (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Chicago – Now: XXXVI (2014)

This may well be the band’s first great album of new material in a generation.

Kiki Ebsen – Scarecrow Sessions (2014)

Kiki Ebsen – Scarecrow Sessions (2014)

A long-time collaborator with Chicago pays tribute to her famous father, Buddy Ebsen.

One Track Mind: Chicago, “Naked In The Garden Of Allah” from Now: Chicago XXXVI (2014)

One Track Mind: Chicago, “Naked In The Garden Of Allah” from Now: Chicago XXXVI (2014)

The impetus for this track goes back to the immediate aftermath of Desert Storm.

‘The biggest album we ever had’: 30 years later, Danny Seraphine and Bill Champlin remember Chicago 17

‘The biggest album we ever had’: 30 years later, Danny Seraphine and Bill Champlin remember Chicago 17

Sales outstripped even a pair of greatest-hits compilations, but criticisms remain.

Bill Champlin revisits lost 1980s Chicago track “Sweet Marie” with  TOBB

Bill Champlin revisits lost 1980s Chicago track “Sweet Marie” with TOBB

This leftover from the sessions for Chicago 17 has been reborn.

‘We’re just trying to grow the legacy’: Sample every song on the forthcoming Chicago XXXVI: Now

‘We’re just trying to grow the legacy’: Sample every song on the forthcoming Chicago XXXVI: Now

Chicago has announced a title, offered additional samples of its new music and revealed the cover art for its first album in eight years. Featuring 11 original tracks, Chicago XXXVI: Now finds the band in the midst of an entirely new way of creating.

New Music Monday: Glass Hammer, Paul Carrack, Carl Palmer, Noel Johnston, Chicago

New Music Monday: Glass Hammer, Paul Carrack, Carl Palmer, Noel Johnston, Chicago

Glass Hammer is promising a house party of a prog-rock record, having invited over a number of old friends and a slew of new ones. Meanwhile, we get an expanded overview of Carl Palmer’s lengthy career — and not just the goodies from his tenures in Emerson Lake and Palmer and in Asia, either.

‘It came down so quickly’: Chicago veteran Bill Champlin discovers heart issue

‘It came down so quickly’: Chicago veteran Bill Champlin discovers heart issue

Bill Champlin has just returned from playing five dates with his ex-Chicago bandmate Danny Seraphine, an experience he describes as “a fun week.” Unfortunately, it hasn’t all been fun lately for Champlin, who has experienced some recent health problems.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Chicago, January 28, 2014

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Chicago, January 28, 2014

At Symphony Hall in Chicago: I have a bone to pick with Chicago bassist/vocalist Jason Scheff. Scheff is an excellent player and fine singer, having been with the band for almost 30 years. Unfortunately, he almost caused the death of my best friend Joe.