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CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY (50TH ANNIVERSARY REMIX) Limited 180g 2LP

by Chicago

Release Date: 30 August 2019

Format: LP Double Vinyl

Label: Rhino

£27.99

CHICAGO TRANSIT AUTHORITY (50TH ANNIVERSARY REMIX) Limited Gatefold 180gram Vinyl 2LP Set

Overview:

Chicago’s debut album, Chicago Transit Authority (self-titled at the time), was a groundbreaking 2LP set. Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014, It has been certified double platinum. It showcased the band’s imaginative writing, proficient musicality and genre- blending mix of rock, jazz, funk and pop.

Released in 1969, it stayed on the charts for a then record of 171 weeks. The album kicks off with the autobiographical “Introduction,” and includes many of the band’s most enduring hits, such as “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?,“ “Beginnings,” and “Questions 67 and 68.” Their blazing cover of the Spencer Davis Group’s “I’m A Man,” “South California Purple,” and “Free Form Guitar” all feature the signature guitar work of the late Terry Kath.

In celebration of the albums 50th Anniversary, Chicago worked with mixing engineer Tim Jessup to remix the entire album. It will be released August 30th on a 2LP and 1 CD format

Featured Tracks:

Side one

1. Introduction
2. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
3. Beginnings

Side two

1. Questions 67 And 68
2. Listen
3. Poem 58

LP2
Side one

1. Free Form Guitar
2. South California Purples
3. I’m A Man

Side two

1. Prologue, August 29, 1968
2. Someday (August 29, 1968)
3. Liberation

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