I love the horn section’s raw sound on ‘Chicago Transit Authority.’ As time went by, Chicago smoothed that sound out – but not here.
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“Questions 67 & 68,” from 1969’s ‘Chicago Transit Authority,’ is an early glimpse into the genius that is Robert Lamm.
One of Chicago’s crowning achievements, “Beginnings” boasts a near-perfect arrangement only marred by a good but too-long coda.
“Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” is one of the great triumphs of Chicago’s 1969 debut, ‘Chicago Transit Authority.’ Here’s why.
Today, we begin a multi-writer, song-by-song examination of the music of Chicago, and where better to launch than the aptly named “Introduction” from their debut release, ‘Chicago Transit Authority’?
Danny Seraphine joins us to discuss how a shocking loss sparked “Take Me to Chicago,” released on Sept. 12, 1977 as part of ‘Chicago XI.’
Guitarist Matt Gold and drummer Nate Friedman display a jazz acumen well beyond their years on Sun Speak’s sophomore album, ‘Sacred Rubble.’
Released this week in 1973, Chicago’s “Just You ‘N Me” combined their now-familiar easy-listening vibe with cool earlier-period improvisational asides.
‘Chicago 17,’ released on May 14, 1984, was a multi-million-selling smash. And Danny Seraphine and Bill Champlin aren’t about to apologize for it.
Robert Lamm and Chicago released ‘XXXVI: Now’ last summer, marking their initial new studio recording since ‘Chicago XXX’ in 2006.