Chicago

Chicago are an American band formed in 1967; noted as one of the first rock acts with an integrated three-piece brass section. Between 1969 and 1980, they released twelve studio albums on Columbia, followed by five albums on Warner. For eleven years, they maintained the same seven members: keyboardist–singer Robert Lamm, guitarist–singer Terry Kath, bassist–singer […]

Airplay ‎– Airplay (1980)

Airplay is the sole album by the namesake project of producers/composers Jay Graydon and David Foster, recorded with assorted LA studio musicians. Released in 1980 on RCA, the album consists of 10 collaborative originals, two of which had recently been cut by associated acts Earth, Wind & Fire (“After the Love Is Gone”) and the […]

The Sons of Champlin

The Sons of Champlin were an American brass-rock/soul band from San Francisco, formed in 1965 by namesake vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, and songwriter Bill Champlin. Members: Bill Champlin (vocals, keyboards, guitar), Tim Cain (saxophone, 1965-70), Terry Haggerty (guitar, 1965-77), John Prosser (bass, 1965-67), Jim Meyers (drums, 1965-67), Geoff Palmer (keyboards, alto saxophone, vibraphone, 1967-77, 1997-present), Jim […]

Sons of Champlin – Loosen Up Naturally (1969)

Loosen Up Naturally is the debut album by Bay Area R&B/jam-rock band the Sons of Champlin, originally released in 1969 as a two-LP set on Capitol. Tracklist: A1. “1982-A” (3:50) A2. “The Thing to Do” (4:45) A3. “Misery Isn’t Free” (4:13) A4. “Rooftop” (3:42) B1. “Everywhere” (3:45) B2. “Don’t Fight It, Do It!” (4:15) B3. […]

Chicago ‎– Chicago 17 (1984)

Chicago 17 is the fourteenth studio album by American melodic-rock band Chicago, released in 1984 on Full Moon/Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. Stay the Night (3:48) A2. We Can Stop the Hurtin‘ (4:11) A3. Hard Habit to Break (4:43) A4. Only You (3:53) A5. Remember the Feeling (4:28) B1. Along Comes a Woman (4:14) B2. You’re […]

Laura Branigan ‎– Self Control (1984)

Self Control is the third album by American pop/rock vocalist Laura Branigan, released in 1984 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “The Lucky One” (4:10) A2. “Self Control” (4:08) A3. “Ti Amo” (4:18) A4. “Heart” (4:08) A5. “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” (3:26) B1. “Satisfaction” (3:56) B2. “Silent Partners” (4:10) B3. “Breaking Out” (3:50) B4. “Take […]

Van Stephenson ‎– Righteous Anger (1984)

Righteous Anger is the second album by American melodic-rock vocalist/songwriter Van Stephenson, released in 1984 on MCA. Tracklist: A1. “Modern Day Delilah” (4:17) A2. “I Know Who You Are (And I Saw What You Did)” (4:07) A3. “What the Big Girls Do” (3:40) A4. “Don’t Do That” (3:30) A5. “Others Only Dream” (3:27) B1. “Righteous […]

Leon Ware ‎– Leon Ware (1982)

Leon Ware is the fifth album by the namesake American R&B/soul vocalist/composer/producer, released in 1982 on Elektra. This is be the artist’s second eponymous release after his 1972 self-titled debut album. Tracklist: A1. “Slippin’ Away” (4:14) A2. “Lost In Love With You” (3:52) A3. “Shelter” (3:56) A4. “Why I Came to California” (4:11) A5. “Deeper […]

Chicago ‎– Chicago 16 (1982)

Chicago 16 is the thirteenth studio album by American melodic-rock band Chicago, released in 1982 on Full Moon/Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. What You’re Missing (4:09) A2. Waiting for You to Decide (4:05) A3. Bad Advice (2:57) A4. Chains (3:22) A5. Hard to Say I’m Sorry / Get Away (5:06) B1. Follow Me (4:52) B2. Sonny […]