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    Saw these guys last night

    Leonid & Friends. Russian Chicago Cover band.

    Was awesome! Seen them twice now.

    https://youtu.be/9_torOTK5qc


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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Did they play Saturday In The Park?
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Mike.......That is a great video. Super talented group.
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Wow, very cool Mike! I love Chicago.
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Quote Originally Posted by mep View Post
    Did they play Saturday In The Park?
    Absolutely!


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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Quote Originally Posted by jdandy View Post
    Mike.......That is a great video. Super talented group.
    They’re amazing.


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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Quote Originally Posted by mep View Post
    Did they play Saturday In The Park?
    https://youtu.be/Gg8H9vrJCcU


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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    I had never heard of these guys before today. This is interesting...
    https://youtu.be/bVXUlV86bAM
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    https://youtu.be/Gg8H9vrJCcU


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    I was kidding. For me, the best two albums were their first two LPs. Saturday In The Park represents the direction they later moved to.
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Chicago (or Chicago II) is a great album!
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Their first Album was Chicago Transit Authority. Then they got sued by the Chicago Transit Authority so they shortened their name to Chicago.
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Glad Chicago was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Surprised it took as long as it did. Terrific band.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mep View Post
    Their first Album was Chicago Transit Authority. Then they got sued by the Chicago Transit Authority so they shortened their name to Chicago.
    Yup... that is why sometimes you see it referred to as Chicago and sometimes Chicago II. The cover just says Chicago (listening to MFSL now) but in Roon they list it as Chicago II. Roon describes why the name was shortened. Bottom line is it is a great double album .
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Great musicians. Played a couple of their tracks at Flexpo, doubt most knew what they were hearing

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    Fantastic! I saw Chicago in Arkansas several years ago. Very enjoyable. These guys sound pretty darn good!
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    Re: Saw these guys last night

    Love early Chicago through Terry Kath, interesting that bands make their living on covers, there’s a lot out there.

    Terry Kath, the lead singer and guitar player was admired by Hendrix, whereas his thoughts on Zeppelin was that of a garage band.

    Terry later shot himself dead by accident, high times of cocaine and booze.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Myers View Post
    Yup... that is why sometimes you see it referred to as Chicago and sometimes Chicago II. The cover just says Chicago (listening to MFSL now) but in Roon they list it as Chicago II. Roon describes why the name was shortened. Bottom line is it is a great double album .
    I could be wrong, but I think you are confusing things. The first album Chicago released was Chicago Transit Authority. That title never changed. Chicago II was their second album. They are both double LPs. The only way you will find the first album on Tidal or Quobuz is to type in Chicago Transit Authority. If you just type Chicago, it only shows you albums from Chicago II forward.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike View Post
    Leonid & Friends. Russian Chicago Cover band.

    Was awesome! Seen them twice now.

    https://youtu.be/9_torOTK5qc


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    Excellent. I really like the early era Chicago. They eventually turned into a elevator music band. I went to see CTA at a 10K seat arena. There were only about 3K of us who made it. They were relatively new. Blew me away. Terry Kath was an amazing guitarist and the band never recovered totally from his passing IMO. I would go see these Russians if I get the chance.
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