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Chicago Play Classic Hits at Grammys With Robin Thicke

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Alberto E. Rodriguez / Larry Busacca, Getty Images

As it happens every year, the 56th annual Grammy Awards featured a number of surprise, and at times somewhat far-fetched, collaborative performances. Among them was an unlikely pairing between R&B heartthrob Robin Thicke and classic-rock icons Chicago.

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Chicago and REO Speedwagon Announce Summer 2014 Tour

Chicago and REO Speedwagon
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Two Illinois rock icons will hit the road together in 2014, when Chicago and REO Speedwagon join forces for a co-headlining summer tour.

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Chicago, ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love’ – Hilariously Outdated Videos

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The power ballad was king at Top 40 radio in the mid-to-late '80s, and if you were in a rock band that wanted to make it big during the decade, you pretty much had to record at least one per album. Few groups played the game as successfully as Chicago.

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Chicago Release New Single

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Several months after posting a series of demos from what's being billed as an upcoming album project, the members of Chicago have released the first single from the sessions, 'Somethin' Comin', I Know.'

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Weekend Songs: Chicago, ‘Saturday in the Park’

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Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords, and tight harmonies, but it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times — and there’s no better time than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work, and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.

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Chicago Posts New Demos from Upcoming Album

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Since wrapping up the '80s with a lucrative revival that introduced a new generation of fans to their music, the guys in Chicago have spent the last 20 years focusing on their live act -- but it looks like they might be gearing up to release a new album.

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Terry Kath – Accidentally Shot Himself

Strange Rock Deaths

Terry Kath was a founding member and lead guitarist of Chicago, and fans the world over have marveled at his playing on the classic '25 or 6 to 4' for decades. He was also a singer and multi-instrumentalist who

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Chicago’s Robert Lamm: The Band’s Original Appeal Was ‘That It Wasn’t All the Same Genre’

Ethan Miller, Getty Images
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Keyboardist and vocalist Robert Lamm has been a key architect and founding member of the “rock and roll band with horns” which would come to be known as Chicago. In the early years of the group, Lamm crafted key tracks that have become beloved bricks in our musical pop culture.

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Chicago and Doobie Brothers Announce 2012 Tour

Chicago Doobie Brothers
Chung Sung-Jun Alberto E. Rodriguez

For the fifth time in their careers, Chicago and the Doobie Brothers will tour together. The two classic rock bands will be on the road playing mostly sheds and amphitheaters for 25 dates across the country between July 11 and August 26. Chicago are the headliners, but the show promises to have both bands on stage for the finale playing some of their biggest hits.

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Drew Hester Leaves Chicago

Chicago
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Percussionist Drew Hester has left Chicago. The veteran rock band posted the news on its website today (May 27), citing Hester's decision to return to his "primary passion of playing drums" as the reason.

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