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Formed in Chicago, Illinois (USA), 1967

legendary, Grammy-award winning band


is one of the most successful musical groups of all time.

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The band in 1972

With a distinct sound

rich in influence from a mishmash of musical styles

blues, jazz, big band, pop, Motown –

 with emotive melodies and lyrics –

delivered in powerful vocals and instrumentals-

their music captured a generation

and will always remain significant.

Back in the day:

Chicago concert performance of

‘Colour My World’ (r.  1970)

lead vocals,  Terry Kath

flute soloist,  Walter  Parazaider

One of my favourite Chicago tunes (Grammy Award, 1976):

 ‘If You Leave Me Now’

lead vocals, Peter Cetera