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Danny Seraphine, Bill Champlin open up about the complicated legacy of Chicago 18

Danny Seraphine, Bill Champlin open up about the complicated legacy of Chicago 18

Danny Seraphine and Bill Champlin discuss David Foster’s platinum-selling era with Chicago, and how it ended.

Something Else! sneak peek: Dirty Loops, “Wake Me Up” (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Dirty Loops, “Wake Me Up” (2014)

A lot of Dirty Loops’ covers have been released via YouTube, and the latest one to hit the video circuit is their more organic, more virtuosic rendition of Avicii’s Aloe Blacc-sung “Wake Me Up.”

‘Those are great songs, but …’: Danny Seraphine wrestles with Chicago’s 1980s era

‘Those are great songs, but …’: Danny Seraphine wrestles with Chicago’s 1980s era

For co-founding member Danny Seraphine, Chicago’s transition into 1980s-era pop stars still represents a conundrum. He pined for the days of their early, more challenging music — but he relished their successes.

Post-Peter Cetera Chicago Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck: Gimme Five

Post-Peter Cetera Chicago Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck: Gimme Five

A theory has emerged that Chicago never quite recovered from Peter Cetera’s departure. Here are five arguments to the contrary.

Danny Seraphine on Chicago, California Transit Authority and David Foster: Gimme Five

Danny Seraphine on Chicago, California Transit Authority and David Foster: Gimme Five

Danny Seraphine discusses a pair of signature tracks he co-wrote while in Chicago, and a rambunctious remake of one of their best-known early rockers.

Bill Champlin on ‘Hard Habit to Break’ ‘After the Love is Gone’ + others: Gimme Five

Bill Champlin on ‘Hard Habit to Break’ ‘After the Love is Gone’ + others: Gimme Five

Bill Champlin discusses Grammy-winning tracks “Turn Your Love Around” and “After the Love Has Gone,” his contributions to Chicago, working with Toto, and how lounge-singer Robert Goulet almost got one of his gigs.

Bill Champlin, formerly of Chicago: Something Else! Interview

Bill Champlin, formerly of Chicago: Something Else! Interview

Bill Champlin, who co-founded the Bay Area’s Sons of Champlin, is perhaps best known for a nearly three-decade tenure in Chicago.

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