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Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. The self-described "rock and roll band with horns" began as a politically charged, sometimes experimental, rock band and later moved to a predominantly softer sound, generating several hit ballads. The group had a steady stream of hits throughout the 70s and 80s. Second only to The Beach Boys in Billboard singles and albums chart success among American bands, Chicago is one of the longest-running and most successful rock groups, and one of the world's best-selling groups of all time, having sold more than 100 million records.
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Chicago — Chicago VIII Chicago — Chicago VIII
(Columbia PC 33100, 1975, LP)
Chicago — Chicago VII Chicago — Chicago VII
(Columbia C2 32810, 1974, 2LP)
Chicago — Chicago VI Chicago — Chicago VI
(Columbia KC 32400, 1973, LP)
Chicago — Chicago V Chicago — Chicago V
(Columbia KC 31102, 1972, LP)
Chicago — Live in Japan Chicago — Live in Japan
(Rhino Records R2 531016, 1972/2014, 2CD)
Chicago — Chicago III Chicago — Chicago III
(Columbia C2 30110, 1971, 2LP)
Chicago — Chicago at Carnegie Hall Chicago — Chicago at Carnegie Hall
(Rhino Records R2 76174, 1971/2005, 4CD)
Chicago — Chicago (II) Chicago — Chicago (II)
(Columbia KGP 24, 1970, 2LP)
Chicago Transit Authority — Chicago Transit Authority Chicago Transit Authority — Chicago Transit Authority
(Columbia GP 8, 1969, 2LP)

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