Chicago Transit Authority is the self-titled debut album by the Chicago-based rock band Chicago Transit Authority, later known as Chicago. It was recorded and released in 1969. For this inaugural recording effort the group was nominated for a Grammy Award for 1969 Best New Artist of the Year. The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014.
Few debut albums can boast as consistently solid an effort as the self-titled Chicago Transit Authority (1969). Even fewer can claim to have enough material to fill out a double-disc affair. Although this long- player was ultimately the septet's first national exposure, the group was far from the proverbial "overnight sensation.
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Saturday, April 30, 2011. Chicago - Chicago Transit Authority (1969 us, smashing debut album, with fusion jazz and blues rock elements, japan SHM remaster). Opinion on what is surely one of the finest debut albums ever made tends to be somewhat polarised these days.
Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago, Illinois. To prep for Red & Purple Modernization (RPM) project, Clark is closed Roscoe to Buckingham to April 7 to relocate utilities and make room for new track foundations. You can still get to these great businesses via 8/22/77/152 bus or Red & Brown Lines! Chicago Transit Authority. Yesterday at 20:00 ·. Remember, Addison on the Red Line will be closed from now thru this weekend (until 10pm Sunday) for track work near the station. com/travel-infor. alert-detail/.
Album · 1969 · 12 Songs. The Very Best of Chicago: Only the Beginning. Chicago IX: Chicago's Greatest Hits.
Chicago Transit Authority. The band’s self-titled debut album showed the world how they could rock with brass and successfully incorporate funk, jazz, and pop balladry into a groundbreaking double-platinum rock & roll classic. The album stayed on the charts for a then-record 171 weeks, and was certified gold and later platinum and double platinum. Cover Design: Painted Shingle Track Listing
Chicago Transit Authority Q&A. What did the producer's note say? PRODUCERS NOTE: FREE FORM GUITAR was performed on a Fender Stratocaster guitar through a Showman amplifier equipped with a twin 15 bottom utilizing a Bogan P. A. amplifier as a pre-amp. No electronic gimmicks or effects were used in the recording of this selection, the intent being to capture as faithfully as possible the actual sound of the performance as it occurred. PROLOGUE, AUGUST 29, 1968 – Actual recording, Democratic Convention (Chicago, August 29, 1968)