With seven guys, a dozen songs spread over two discs and a sound big enough to fit elements of rock, jazz and classical music, Chicago's first album announced the arrival of a band with ambition to spare.
As it happens every year, the 56th annual Grammy Awards featured a number of surprise, and at times somewhat far-fetched, collaborative performances. Among them was an unlikely pairing between R&B heartthrob Robin Thicke and classic-rock icons Chicago.
Several months after posting a series of demos from what's being billed as an upcoming album project, the members of Chicago have released the first single from the sessions, 'Somethin' Comin', I Know.'
Boston's lead singer was found on Youtube Journey's lead singer was found on Youtube Judas Priest found a replacement through a tribute band. So, it's not that far fetched that Chicago might find a new singer by holding a contest to raise money and awareness for the America…
My buddy Eddie and I were talking recently about Chicago coming to the DECC and what songs were our favorites. Every week we meet at my son's dance class, with his daughter, then we go to dinner. He and I discuss music a lot and so I told him I wanted to post this up.
Chicago will be live at the DECC Auditorium on Sunday June 16th and tickets go onsale to the general public on Friday, but since you're a KOOL listener you can order your tickets starting at 10a.m. Thursday May 2nd in a special KOOL 101.7 presale.
Don't let the picture fool you; The black and white image might be from 1970, but the band Chicago is definitely a contemporary act. If the horns don't give them away, the tight harmonies will. Since the late 1960's rock fans have enjoyed the music of the band Chicago; Now it appears that 2012 mig…