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Chicago, “Love Was New” from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Love Was New” from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

There are two available versions of Chicago’s “Love Was New,” one featuring Robert Lamm singing and another with Donnie Dacus. Which one was better?

Chicago, ‘Ain’t It Time’ from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, ‘Ain’t It Time’ from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Donnie Dacus clearly felt his moment had arrived after moving from largely uncredited work with Stephen Stills to the spotlight as Chicago’s new guitarist.

Chicago, “Take a Chance” from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Take a Chance” from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

“Take a Chance” makes a strong case for Donnie Dacus as the right guitarist for Chicago at the time.

Chicago, “Hot Streets” from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Hot Streets” from ‘Hot Streets’ (1978): Saturdays in the Park

The title track to Chicago’s ‘Hot Streets’ is a wistful look back at the jazz-rock style of the original band in its early days.

Chicago, “Alive Again” from Hot Streets (1978): YESterdays

Chicago, “Alive Again” from Hot Streets (1978): YESterdays

Chicago’s Donnie Dacus was doomed to be compared to the late Terry Kath. It wasn’t fair then, and it still isn’t.

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