Chicago At Carnegie Hall 1971

Chicago At Carnegie Hall is a live album by Chicago while they were a jazz rock fusion band and before they moved to soft rock.

It was recorded in New York in April 1971 and was released in October 1971. Despite stretching out over four vinyl LPs it became a very good seller.

Chicago At Carnegie Hall

Songs On Chicago At Carnegie Hall

Disc: 1

1. In The Country
2. Fancy Colours
3. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? (Free Form Intro)
4. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
5. South California Purples
6. Questions 67 And 68
7. Sing A Mean Tune Kid
8. Beginnings

Disc: 2

1. 1st Movement
2. 2nd Movement (Flute Solo)
3. 3rd Movement (Guitar Solo)
4. 4th Movement (Preach)
5. 5th Movement
6. Introduction
7. Mother
8. Lowdown
9. Flight 602
10. Motorboat To Mars
11. Free
12. Where Do We Go From Here
13. I Don’t Want Your Money

Disc: 3
1. Happy ‘Cause I’m Going Home
2. Make Me Smile
3. So Much To Say, So Much To Give
4. Anxiety’s Moment
5. West Virginia Fantasies
6. Colour My World
7. To Be Free
8. Now More Than Ever
9. A Song For Richard And His Friends
10. 25 Or 6 To 4
11. I’m A Man

Disc: 4

1. Listen
2. Introduction
3. South California Purples
4. Loneliness Is Just A Word
5. Free Form Intro (Naseltones)
6. Sing A Mean Tune Kid
7. A Hard Risin’ Morning Without Breakfast/Off To Work/Fallin’ Out/Dreamin’ Home/Morning Blues Again
8. 25 Or 6 To 4

Playing on the album are:

Peter Cetera – vocals, bass
Terry Kath – guitar, vocals
Robert Lamm – keyboards, vocals
Lee Loughnane – trumpet, percussion, background vocals, guitar
James Pankow – trombone, percussion
Walter Parazaider – woodwinds, percussion, background vocals
Danny Seraphine – drums


I’m having a hard job to classify this album and put it against similar records. What do you think of a) the album and b) what do you think it is similar too?

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