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I've seen discussions along the "what's your favorite song" line of thought. How about this, what are your thoughts about the Terry Kath penned "Byblos?"

From the first song of the first album, I've always been amazed at how Terry could take a song from point A to point Z, and make so many twists and turns along the way. Somehow in the end, it all makes sense! This, to me, is the true genius of Terry Kath.

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I do love this song. It does take many twists and keeps building. I like the version on the remastered Chicago 7
with the rehearsal of Byblos. The pace is even faster and the acoustic guitars are very very prominent. It has more a Latin/ South America type vibe

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Gerry
You're right about the remastered version; I had almost forgotten about that. It has an intense jam feel to it, because it's not for the money, so to speak. It shows a great insight to how Chicago works at creating and editing. Thanks for bringing that up!

Bryan

Gerry said:
I do love this song. It does take many twists and keeps building. I like the version on the remastered Chicago 7
with the rehearsal of Byblos. The pace is even faster and the acoustic guitars are very very prominent. It has more a Latin/ South America type vibe

Thanks

Gerry
Byblos..one of my all time favs...so much i love about this song..first of all because its a not a short song, then the feeling to the song, you get drawn into it..also the classic line...i saw her once before she didnt turn me on..
and the haunting ending.. i never tire of songs like this...ok.. i have to play it now..

Great song but very sad to listen to knowing Terry has just a few years left to live.

Byblos was a club in Tokyo where, as legend has it, everything Terry is singing about actually took place. 

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