Which Chicago album do you stop at?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by 905, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. Terrapin Station

    Terrapin Station Forum Resident

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    Somewhere between "kinda both" and just being sarcastic.

    I'd not be surprised if most folks here only give a pass to 1-3 Jefferson Airplane albums and that's basically it, so that they more or less dismiss Jefferson Starship and see (just plain old) Starship as a dirty word.

    It's reflective of kind of a miserly/curmudgeonly disposition, of seemingly narrow tastes that I can't relate to, though--just like the fact that the board is full of huge Beatles fans who feel that a lot of Beatles solo albums suck, and maybe not even one of them is worth being considered "great."

    So I'm joking/being a smart-ass in that I know that most folks around here aren't going to be enjoying every Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship/Starship album, but I'm not joking in that I do enjoy them, that I enjoy all of Chicago's albums, and all of the Beatles solo albums, and all sorts of other stuff, and that I find it kind of disappointing that people can be so narrow in their tastes.
     
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  2. CBS 65780

    CBS 65780 "Could I do one more immediately?"

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    Chicago XI
     
  3. grapenut

    grapenut Forum Resident

    I,II,III,V,VI,VII.... Then I moved on. That last one was fine but too lush for me.
     
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  4. Bullis

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  5. Bytor Snowdog

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  6. RockRoom

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    XI
     
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  7. BluesOvertookMe

    BluesOvertookMe Forum Resident

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    Hard to chart when you aren't together and active.
     
  8. Brendan Mulhaire

    Brendan Mulhaire Well-Known Member

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  9. Splungeworthy

    Splungeworthy Forum Rezidentura

    I go all the way to 17.
     
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  10. Bingo Bongo

    Bingo Bongo No music, no Life

    Greatest Hits
     
  11. jhstn58

    jhstn58 Well-Known Member

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    Hot Streets. I wanted to hear the band after Kath was gone. Still regret not stopping with XI.
     
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  12. Rickchick

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    The first one, lol.
     
  13. John Harchar

    John Harchar Forum Resident

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    21, I'm a sap for ballads.
     
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  14. bRETT

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    There are lots of Chicago albums I skip over-- all the regular albums between 18 and 30. However, the Christmas albums are perennials that I dig up every year, and I still think they're the best post-Kath Chicago records.
     
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  15. BluesOvertookMe

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    If Hot Streets didn't do it, the following did:

     
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  16. Captain Rogers

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    Sorry, did they repress the quad?
     
  17. kees1954

    kees1954 Forum Resident

    Chicago II. When Terry Kath still was Jimi Hendrix's favorite guitarist and vice versa
     
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  18. bibliotudinous

    bibliotudinous Music Freak

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    VII, then I have Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 which collects some of the later hits I like. I am open to exploring their later albums; it's just not high on my list of musical priorities, probably because I don't expect to hear anything amazing.

    Edit: I just sampled VIII through 17 and heard much promising material; I think I will give them a shot.
     
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  19. originalsnuffy

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    There is a boxed set called Quadiola (or something like that) which has all the quad material.
     
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  20. strummer101

    strummer101 Forum Resident

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    One's narrow taste is someone else's good taste. :p;)
    No, seriously.
     
  21. Captain Rogers

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    Yah, I plan on giving that a listen on day. I looked it, it's a quad dvd of. CTA that came out years a go.
     
  22. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Forum Resident

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    V.

    VI thru xI are all decent but 5 is he last masterpiece. 4 out of 4 aint bad.
     
  23. Davmoco

    Davmoco Forum Resident

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    III was my last one.
     
  24. BrentB

    BrentB Forum Resident

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    No love for IV ? I by no means would call anything about it lush.
     
  25. grapenut

    grapenut Forum Resident

    I thought vii was Lush
     

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