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September 2011 Blog Posts (27)

Chicago to play Clinton Campaign Anniversary Event

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 30, 2011 at 11:48pm — 9 Comments

Chicago Releases Very Special Christmas Record, O Christmas Three, on October 4

Chicago Releases Very Special Christmas Record, O Christmas Three, on October 4

 

Features Dolly Parton, America, Steve Cropper, and BeBe Winans

 

 

Chicago, the legendary “rock and roll band with horns” who Billboard has called the top American rock group of all time,…

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 28, 2011 at 8:58pm — 3 Comments

Recent Media Interviews...

 

ULTIMATE CLASSIC ROCK 1

 

ULTIMATE CLASSIC ROCK 2

 

 

Added by Chicago-Admin on September 28, 2011 at 6:47pm — 1 Comment

birthday's

I would like to give a shout out to ROBERT on his upcoming birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU and hope you continue to enjoy good health. I to say that LEE'S birthday is soon also. I'll give him ashout out later.

Love always,
Richard Anthony Johnson

Added by Richard Anthony Johnson on September 26, 2011 at 12:17pm — No Comments

I'm SOLD on Chicago

Enjoyed the concert so much I went out and bought Rhino remasters of CTA, Chicago, III, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI, Hot Streets, XIV, 16, 17, 18, 19, XXI, Night & Day, and XXXII. Very good remasters, this music is timeless!!! Just a great band, an ALL-TIME GREAT BAND, with a solid touring band that respects Chicago's roots. GREAT SHOW!!!! 25 or 6 to 4 one of the GREATEST PERFORMANCES/SONGS  I've ever heard in concert ALL-TIME!!!...(I've been to easily over 200 different shows in my life)...…

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Added by Perry Loucks on September 24, 2011 at 7:55am — No Comments

A Family Music Tradition- CHICAGO and Band

All, forgive this "proud dad message," but my youngest, Jacob, joins our local high school band program today-- about 140 kids.

He makes the family's 5th trumpeter, 7th marcher, and 7th consecutive family bandsmen since 1943! And one of my son's biggest inspirations-- CHICAGO. Thanks, Guys, for supporting Music in Our Schools and for continuing to inspire young musicians like my son.

Added by Marc Whitt on September 24, 2011 at 5:46am — No Comments

Chicago/Blood,Sweat & Tears together in concert!

Recently read on line that Chicago and BS&T appeared together at a music festival back in July in Germany. What would it take to get chicago to do a tour with BS&T in the US...maybe even get David Clayton Thomas to join them for at least one big event like when they worked with Earth wind & Fire at The Greek Theater in LA. Now that would be a performance to attend as well as to remember! 

 

 

Added by nick l. dadabo on September 23, 2011 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Paul Williams [Jason Scheff post]

I had the great fortune of meeting one of the all time greatest multi talents on the planet a few weeks ago.  As I participated in the Hilton Head Celebrity Golf tournament to benefit Children's Charities, I met Paul Williams. 



Now for those of you that don't know, Paul wrote some of the biggest hits of our time.  His copyrights include...



"Evergreen" (Love Theme from A Star Is Born), (#1 hit for…

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 23, 2011 at 10:22am — 44 Comments

PRELUDE FROM ELECTRA GLIDE IN BLUE......BREATHTAKINGLY BRILLIANT

II stumbled upon prelude from the said film and I am blown away by your magic....you need to do more musical pieces like this it is simply BRILLIANT.....goosepimples the size of billiard balls over me body....awesome simply awesome...

Added by christopher charles daryl mchugh on September 22, 2011 at 3:38pm — 5 Comments

New Chicago XXXIII O Christmas Three merch items -added to Chicago store

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 21, 2011 at 11:22am — 2 Comments

Note from Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi Everyone,

 

I'm excited to let all you Chicago fans know that we've recently added new items to our premium access subscription service.…

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 19, 2011 at 1:05am — 22 Comments

"Keep The Faith" -new Robert Lamm track!

About the track:( from RL)

 

Hank started this song, really had the shape of the verse and chorus, music wise. The tough groove was perfect. And his first verse lyric set the tone of foreboding ... the inevitable point at which we must be brave, finding strength in spiritual inspiration.

 

The subsequent verses and bridge came from my perpetual demons. I love this song. I need a t-shirt with "keep the faith".

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 18, 2011 at 5:20pm — 10 Comments

CHICAGO in Alabama!

My favorite band since the late 60's is going to play at the Anniston Alabama Performing Arts center which only seats 1200!  I had to by season tickets just to ensure I get a seat.  I guess my wife and daughter will enjoy the plays and stuff. I started playing drums after I got my first Chicago album (Chicago Transit Authority) in 1969.  I will be the guy at the center with my Chicago hat and my album in hand - just hoping for signatures from the original 4.  Can't wait!  The ohter thing I can… Continue

Added by Riccardo Girello on September 17, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments

The Carpenters Connection.... [from Keith Howland]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growing up in the early seventies it was hard to not be influenced by and a fan of The Carpenters music.  Karen and Richard Carpenter really dominated that period (along with…

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 16, 2011 at 12:46am — 13 Comments

Chicago at the Puyallup Fair TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Can't wait!  Tonight our favorite band will be at the Puyallup Fair performing with the Tacoma Symphony....I've seen Chicago about 30 times and can't wait to see our band "make us happy". 

Added by Tricia Richards on September 13, 2011 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

Toronto Concert

Can't wait to see you guys in Toronto this Fall.

Added by Paul Smith on September 10, 2011 at 12:41pm — 2 Comments

Message from Walt Parazaider

 

Hey everybody,

 

Really excited for all of you to hear the Christmas album. Had a lot of fun recording the tunes with

the guys. Be sure to come out and see us on the November/December tour when we will be

playing the songs. Also, other surprises to come this fall connected with "O Christmas Three."



Looking forward to seeing you on tour…

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Added by Chicago-Admin on September 10, 2011 at 8:29am — 41 Comments

Chicago Rocks Ravinia 8/28/11

Dear Chicago, this was a great night as it was the first time seeing you live. I brought my whole family and we loved every minute. Both my oldest daughter (13 years old) and I play trombone so hearing the great sounds of the horns especially John Pankow was the best. Also I have not heard (Wake Up Sunshine) for about 20 years but when you guys ripped into it, I started singing the words like it was yesterday.

 

We did not want the music to end, but during the encore, we went…

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Added by Ron Jensen on September 7, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

You guys are amazing

 

HI,

 

Just saw somewhere around my 50th concert at Ravinia!  Go Chicago!  Love the band, Keep Playing.  Nice to see the band still enjoying playing the tunes. 

Added by Bobbie Afable on September 7, 2011 at 8:14am — No Comments

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