As we wish, today Robert Lamm, a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Chicago At Their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, Robert Lamm, keyboardist & singer a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Chicago CREDITSPhoto : Chicago - The BandAudio : If You Leave Me Now . 25 Or 6 To 4 . Saturday in the Park . You're the Inspiration . Hard to Say I'm Sorry . Colour My World . Hard Habit To Break . Make Me Smile . Beginnings . Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? .…

Dennis Wilson releases his first album : ‘Pacific Ocean Blue’ (1977)

Dennis Wilson's 'Pacific Ocean Blue' is his first album released on August 22, 1977 by Caribou1 . River Song Track Listing : 1.River Song (Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson) - 0 3:44 . 2.What'S Wrong (Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson, Michael Horn) - 02:22 . 3.Moonshine (Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson) - 02:27 . 4.Friday Night (Dennis Wilson, Gregg Jakobson) - 03:09 . 5.Dreamer (Dennis Wilson, Gregg…

Chicago is in Massachusetts (yeah right!) (1970)

July 21, 1970 - Chicago - that is Robert Lamm (kb, voc), Terry Kath (g, voc), Peter Cetera (b, voc), James Pankow (tb, perc), Lee Loughnane (tp, perc, back voc), Walter Parazaider (woodwinds, perc, back voc) and Daniel Seraphine (d) - performs at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA

Columbia publish Chicago’s fourth album : ‘Chicago V’ featuring ‘Saturday in the Park’ (1972)

Chicago's 'Chicago V' is their fourth (and their first non double) studio album released on July 10, 1972 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.A Hit By Varèse (Robert Lamm) - 04:56 . 2.All Is Well (Robert Lamm) - 03:52 . 3.Now That You'Ve Gone (James Pankow) - 05:01 . 4.Dialogue (Part I) (Robert Lamm) - 02:57 . 5.Dialogue (Part Ii) (Robert Lamm) - 04:13 . 6.While The City Sleeps (Robert Lamm) - 03:53 .…

Columbia publish Chicago’s ‘Chicago VI,’ their fifth studio album (1973)

Chicago's 'Chicago VI' is their fifth studio album recorded in Nederland, Colorado and released on June 25, 1973 by Columbia.1 . Just You 'n' Me (1979) 2 . What's This World Coming To? 3 . Feeling Stronger Every Day Track Listing : 1.Critics' Choice (Robert Lamm) - 02:49 . 2.Just You 'N' Me (James Pankow) - 03:42 . 3.Darlin' Dear (Robert Lamm) - 02:56 . 4.Jenny (Terry Kath) - 03:31 . 5.What'S…

Chicago release their eighth album : ‘Chicago X’ featuring ‘ If You Leave Me Now’ (1976)

Chicago's 'Chicago X' feat. ' If You Leave Me Now' is their eighth studio album released on June 14, 1976 by Columbia.1 . Once or Twice (w/ Terry Kath, Live) 2 . Once or Twice (w/ Terry Kath,Essen, Germany 1977) 3 . You Are On My Mind (Amsterdam, 1977) 4 . You Are On My Mind (Live) 5 . Skin Tight 6 . If you leave me now (1977) 7 . If you leave me now (Live) 8 . Another Rainy Day in New York City…

Chicago release their fourteenth album : ‘Chicago 17’ which is their last with Peter Cetera (1984)

Chicago's 'Chicago 17' is their fourteenth studio album (their last with Peter Cetera and their biggest-selling) released on May 14, 1984 by Full Moon/Warner Bros. Track Listing : 1.Stay The Night (Peter Cetera, David Foster) - 03:48 . 2.We Can Stop The Hurtin' (Robert Lamm, Bill Champlin, Deborah Neal) - 04:11 . 3.Hard Habit To Break (Steve Kipner, Jon Parker) - 04:43 . 4.Only You (James Pankow,…

Columbia release ‘The Chicago Transit Authority,’ their debut album (1969)

'The Chicago Transit Authority' is the eponymous debut album (of a band that will later change its name to Chicago) released on April 28, 1969 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Introduction (Terry Kath) - 06:35 . 2.Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? (Robert Lamm) - 04:35 . 3.Beginnings (Robert Lamm) - 07:54 . 4.Questions 67 And 68 (Robert Lamm) - 05:03 . 5.Listen (Robert Lamm) - 03:22 .…

Columbia releases Chicago’s seventh album ‘Chicago VIII’ (1975)

Chicago's 'Chicago VIII' is their seventh studio album produced by James William Guercio at his Caribou Studio and released on March 24, 1975 by ColumbiaTrack Listing : 1.Anyway You Want (Peter Cetera) - 03:37 . 2.Brand New Love Affair, Part I & Ii (James Pankow) - 04:28 . 3.Never Been In Love Before (Robert Lamm) - 04:10 . 4.Hideaway (Peter Cetera) - 04:44 . 5.Till We Meet Again (Terry Kath)…

Columbia publish ‘Chicago VII’ which is Chicago’s ….sixth album (1974)

Chicago's 'Chicago VII' is their sixth studio (double) album produced by James William Guercio and released on March 11, 1974 by Columbia.Track Listing : 1.Prelude To Aire (Danny Seraphine) - 02:47 . 2.Aire (Danny Seraphine, Walter Parazaider, James Pankow) - 06:27 . 3.Devil'S Sweet (Danny Seraphine, Walter Parazaider) - 010:07 . 4.Italian From New York (Robert Lamm) - 04:14 . 5.Hanky Panky…

Chicago are in Amsterdam (1977)

February 11, 1977 - Chicago - that is James Pankow (voc, tb), Robert Lamm (voc, kb,g), Lee Loughnane (tp, voc, g), Walter Parazaider (s, fl), Danny Seraphine (d, perc), Peter Cetera (b, voc), Terry Kath (g, voc) and Laudir de Oliveira (perc) - perform in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Columbia publish ‘Chicago,’ their second and eponymous album featuring ‘Make Me Smile’ and ’25 or 6 to 4′ (1970)

'Chicago' is their second studio album (also referred to as 'Chicago II') released on January 26, 1970 one year after their debut 'Chicago Transit Authority'Track Listing : 1.Movin' In (James Pankow) - 04:06 . 2.The Road (Terry Kath) - 03:10 . 3.Poem For The People (Robert Lamm) - 05:31 . 4.In The Country (Terry Kath) - 06:34 . 5.Wake Up Sunshine (Robert Lamm) - 02:29 . 6.Ballet For A Girl In…

Chicago release their third (and double) album : ‘Chicago III’ (1971)

Chicago's 'Chicago III' is their third studio album released as a double album on January 11, 1971. Track Listing : 1.Sing A Mean Tune Kid (Robert Lamm) - 09:13 . 2.Loneliness Is Just A Word (Robert Lamm) - 02:36 . 3.What Else Can I Say (Peter Cetera) - 03:12 . 4.I Don'T Want Your Money (Terry Kath) - 04:47 . 5.Travel Suite (Robert Lamm, Danny Seraphine, Terry Kath, Walter Parazaider) - 22:30 . -…

Bill Evans records ‘Trio 64’ with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian (1963)

Bill Evans' 'Trio 64' is an album recorded on December 18, 1963 with Gary Peacock and Paul Motian and released in 1964.Track Listing : 1.Little Lulu (Buddy Kaye, Sidney Lippman, Fred Wise) - 03:52 . 2.A Sleepin' Bee (Harold Arlen, Truman Capote) - 05:30 . 3.Always (Irving Berlin) - 04:03 . 4.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town (J. Fred Coots, Haven Gillespie) - 04:25 . 5.I'Ll See You Again (Noël Coward…

On TV today, Chicago at ‘Today’ on NBC (2019)

December 2, 2019 - you do not want to miss Chicago with its long-serving members : Robert Lamm, Lee Loughnane and James Pankow and other musicians performing their classic "Saturday in the Park" to promote their new "Chicago XXXVII: Chicago Christmas" album at "The TODAY Show" on NBC

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 41/52

Lionel Richie, Chicago, Billy Joel, Daryl Hall . John Oates, Culture Club, Status Quo, Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne, Paul Simon, Blue Öyster Cult, INXS, Talking HeadsThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 352 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Lionel Richie . Hello Lifted from : Lionel Richie releases his…

Warner Bros. Records publish Chaka Khan’s fifth album : ‘I Feel for You’ (1984)

Chaka Khan's 'I Feel for You' is her fifth solo album released on October 1, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records.1 . This Is My Night (Official Video) 2 . This Is My Night ( "Toppop") 3 . Eye To Eye (Official Video) 4 . I Feel For You (Official Video) 5 . I Feel For You (Live) 6 . Through The Fire (Official Video) 7 . Through The Fire Track Listing : 1.This Is My Night (David Frank, Mic Murphy)…

Casablanca publish Parliament’s ‘Motor Booty Affair’ featuring ‘Rumpofsteelskin’ and ‘Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)’ (1978)

Parliament's 'Motor Booty Affair' is an album featuring 'Rumpofsteelskin' and 'Aqua Boogie' and released on November 20th, 1978 by Casablanca.Track Listing : 1.Mr. Wiggles (George Clinton, Michael Hampton, Bernie Worrell) - 06:46 . 2.Rumpofsteelskin (George Clinton, Bootsy Collins) - 05:37 . 3.(You'Re A Fish & I'M A) Water Sign (George Clinton, Richard "Kush" Griffith, Garry Shider, J.S.…

He Answers (Sort Of)

From 'God Only Knows' to 'I Don't Know Why (I Just Do)' , we have mixed 19 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Answers That Men Give'. "He Answers (Sort Of)" has Mike Stern, Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, Benny Golson, Bill Evans and many more.