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Chicago, “Elegy” from Chicago III (1971): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Elegy” from Chicago III (1971): Saturdays in the Park

“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.

Chicago, “Movin’ In” from Chicago II (1970): Saturdays in the Park

Chicago, “Movin’ In” from Chicago II (1970): Saturdays in the Park

A new cohesiveness sets apart “Movin’ In” and, inevitably, the entire second album that followed Chicago’s brilliant debut.

Chicago’s two musical eras were bridged by the sweet, complex ‘Just You ‘N Me’

Chicago’s two musical eras were bridged by the sweet, complex ‘Just You ‘N Me’

Released this week in 1973, Chicago’s “Just You ‘N Me” combined their now-familiar easy-listening vibe with cool earlier-period improvisational asides.

James Pankow once refused Frank Sinatra’s request to cover Chicago: ‘I still wonder if I did the right thing’

James Pankow once refused Frank Sinatra’s request to cover Chicago: ‘I still wonder if I did the right thing’

Frank Sinatra was interested in remaking one of Chicago’s signature early-1970s hits, but there was one problem.

Peter Cetera fires back at his old Chicago bandmates: ‘No, that’s a lie; he made that up’

Peter Cetera fires back at his old Chicago bandmates: ‘No, that’s a lie; he made that up’

At least two members of Chicago, including fellow co-founder Robert Lamm, have said that Peter Cetera refuses to reunite with the group because he doesn’t want to work that hard anymore. Cetera is firing back, saying: “That’s a lie.”