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 […]

Hermeto Pascoal – Slaves Mass (1977)

Slaves Mass is the third headlining studio album by Brazilian samba-jazz keyboardist/composer Hermeto Pascoal, released in 1977 on Warner Bros. Tracklist: A1. “Mixing Pot (Tacho)” (9:20) A2. “Slaves Mass (Missa dos escravos)” (4:17) A3. “Little Cry for Him (Chorinho pra ele)” (2:20) A4. “Cannon (Dedicated to Cannonball Adderley)” (5:13) B1. “Just Listen (Escuta meu piano)” […]

Flora Purim – Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly (1976)

Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly is the fourth album by Brazilian experimental samba/jazz vocalist Flora Purim, released in 1976 on Milestone. Tracklist: A1. “Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly” (4:29) A2. “Time’s Lie” (5:09) A3. “Sometime Ago” (4:45) A4. “San Francisco River” (4:07) B1. “Andei (I Walked)” (6:12) B2. “Medley: Ina (Trip to Bahia) […]

Chicago ‎– Chicago X (1976)

Chicago X is the eighth studio album by American jazz-rock/pop band Chicago, released in 1976 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. Once or Twice (3:02) A2. You Are on My Mind (3:25) A3. Skin Tight (3:21) A4. If You Leave Me Now (3:59) A5. Together Again (3:55) A6. Another Rainy Day in New York City (3:05) […]

Chicago ‎– Chicago VII (1974)

Chicago VII is the sixth studio album by American jazz-rock band Chicago, released in 1974 on Columbia Records. Comprised of an instrumental jazz-rock LP and an art-pop/soul LP, the album is the fourth and final studio double-set in the band’s catalogue. The cover is a faux-leather engraving that depicts key events in the history of […]

Chicago ‎– Chicago XI (1977)

Chicago XI is the ninth studio album by American jazz-rock/pop ensemble Chicago, released in 1977 on Columbia Records. Tracklist: A1. Mississippi Delta City Blues (4:41) A2. Baby, What a Big Surprise (3:06) A3. Till the End of Time (4:48) A4. Policeman (4:02) A5. Take Me Back to Chicago (5:16) B1. Vote for Me (3:47) B2. […]