Chicago VII (ボートラ付紙ジャケCD, 日本盤, 2009年)


Originally released as a two-LP set by Columbia Records on March 11, 1974.
<No. 1>

This CD was out on September 9, 2009 in Japan.
(Remastered in 2002 by Rhino Records : Release November, 2002)

Produced by James William Guercio
Recorded at Caribou Ranch, Nederland, Colorado, August – December 1973
Strings recorded by Armin Steiner at Sound Labs, Hollywood, CA)
Engineered by Wayne Tarnowski and Jeff Guercio
Mixed by Phil Ramone

Cover Photo by John Berg and Nick Fasciano
Photography by Urve Kuusik

Band :
Terry Kath (Guitar, Lead Vocals on 11, 12, Background Vocals, Bass on 12, Sleigh Bells on 10)
Robert Lamm (Acoustic Piano, Fender Rhodes, Moog Synthesizer, Mellotron, Clavinet, ARP Synthesizer, Lead Vocals on 6,15, Background Vocals)
Peter Cetera (Bass, Lead Vocals on 7, 8, 12-14, Background Vocals, Acoustic Guitar on 12)
Danny Seraphine (Drums, Percussion, Bass Drum and Hi-Hat on 11)
Lee Loughnane (Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Background Vocals, Lead Vocals on 10)
James Pankow (Trombone, Percussion, Background Vocals)
Walter Parazaider (Saxophones, Flute)

Additional Musicians :
Laudir de Oliveira (Percussion)
David Wolinski (ARP Synthesizer, Acoustic Piano, Mellotron, Fender Rhodes)
James William Guercio (Guitars, Bass)
Jimmie Haskell (Strings)
Wayne Tarnowski (Acoustic Piano)
Ross Salomone (Drums)
Guille Garcia (Percussion)
Bobbi Roen (Background Party Noises on 9)
Camelia Ortiz (Background Party Noises on 9)
Diane Nini (Background Party Noises on 9)
Hank Steiger (Background Party Noises on 9)
Julie Nini (Background Party Noises on 9)
Al Jardine (Background Vocals on 12)
Carl Wilson (Background Vocals on 12)
Dennis Wilson (Background Vocals on 12)
The Pointer Sisters (Background Vocals on 15)

Track list : (Writer)
1. "Prelude to Aire" (D. Seraphine) (Instrumental)
2. "Aire" (D. Seraphine, W. Parazaider, J. Pankow) (Instrumental)
3. "Devil's Sweet" (D. Seraphine, W. Parazaider) (Instrumental)
4. "Italian from New York" (R. Lamm) (Instrumental)
5. "Hanky Panky" (R. Lamm) (Instrumental)
6. "Life Saver" (R. Lamm)
7. "Happy Man" (P. Cetera)
8. "(I've Been) Searchin' So Long" (J. Pankow)
9. "Mongonucleosis" (J. Pankow)
10. "Song of the Evergreens" (T. Kath)
11. "Byblos" (T. Kath)
12. "Wishing You Were Here" (P. Cetera)
13. "Call on Me" (L. Loughnane)
14. "Woman Don't Want to Love Me" (R. Lamm)
15. "Skinny Boy" (R. Lamm)
Bonus track (2002 Rhino Reissue)
16. "Byblos (Rehearsal)" (Kath)