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Chicago - III RIAA Certified Platinum! Click here to see this CD at Amazon.com!

By Mitch Myers

While Chicago were based in Los Angeles by the time they made this album, the band's horn-laden pop stylings had not changed dramatically since their inception in 1967. Still featuring the triple-threat vocal attack of Terry Kath, Robert Lamm, and Peter Cetera, Chicago were a well-orchestrated rock band showcasing jazzy compositions and slick arrangements. The late Terry Kath's bluesy guitar and voice were showcased in the ambitious "Hour in the Shower" while Pete Cetera's mainstream leanings were unveiled in "Lowdown." Producer and longtime mentor James William Guercio is not as efficient on III, indicating a lack of focus within the band. Despite lengthy suites, lots of soloing, and elaborate horn charts, the songwriting leaves something to be desired. Verdict: Not as good as their first two recordings.

Tracks
1. Sing A Mean Tune Kid13. An Hour In The Shower: A Hard Risin' Morning Without Breakfast
2. Lonliness Is Just A Word14. An Hour In The Shower: Off To Work
3. What Else Can I Say15. An Hour In The Shower: Fallin' Out
4. I Don't Want You Money16. An Hour In The Shower: Dreamin' Home
5. Travel Suite: Flight 60217. An Hour In The Shower: Morning Blues Again
6. Travel Suite: Motorboat To Mars18. Elegy: When All the Laughter Dies In Sorrow
7. Travel Suite: Free19. Elegy: Canon
8. Travel Suite: Free Country20. Elegy: Once Upon A Time...
9. Travel Suite: At The Sunrise21. Elegy: Progress?
10. Travel Suite: Happy 'Cause I'm Going Home22. Elegy: The Approaching Storm
11. Mother23. Elegy: Man Vs. Man: The End
12. Lowdown

 

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Artist: Chicago

Released: January 18, 1971

Availability: CD, Vinyl

Awards:  Platinum


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