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"Greatest Hits 1982-1989"

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Year of Release: 1989

track listing
  • Hard To Say I'm Sorry/
    Get Away
  • Look Away
  • Stay The Night
  • Will You Still Love Me
  • Love Me Tomorrow
  • What Kind Of Man
    Would I Be
  • You're The Inspiration
  • I Don't Wanna Live
    Without Your Love
  • Hard Habit To Break
  • Along Comes A Woman
  • If She Would Have
    Been Faithful
  • We Can Last Forever

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    "Greatest Hits 1982-1989"

    Celebrating 35 years in the music business, Chicago has always been a favorite, for their romantic and melodic songs. Greatest Hits 1982-1989 captures the popular songs from this time period, featuring the vocals of Peter Cetera, and Jason Scheff.

    Chicago first formed in 1969, featuring the lead vocals and amazing guitarist Terry Kath. Kath died tragically due to a self-inflicted gunshot in 1978. (The story is told that he was playing Russian Roulette.) Peter Cetera took over the lead vocals, and with his brillant voice, his songs have been very popular, with themes of love and inspiration.

    From 1982-1989, Cetera fronted the vocals from 1982-1985, having huge hits such as "Hard To Say I'm Sorry," "Stay The Night," "Love Me Tomorrow," "You're The Inspiration," "Hard Habit To Break," and "Along Comes A Woman." But where a prominent lead singer leaves a group, it seems that its future may not be as popular as it once was. Not true, in the case of Chicago. Jason Scheff (son of Elvis Presley's bass player, Jerry Scheff), replaced Cetera as vocalist, and achieved the #1 song, "Look Away."

    The remaining Scheff-vocal tunes are just as exceptional as were the many hits with Peter Cetera: "Will You Still Love Me," "What Kind Of Man Would I Be," "I Don't Wanna Live Without Your Love," "If She Would Have Been Faithful," and "We Can Last Forever." Also, both Cetera and Scheff were co-writers of their popular songs, in which they provided the lead vocals.

    Chicago didn't have any huge hits in the 1990s, yet they still tour to sold-out crowds to this day. And with 35 years of music and memories, they still prove that they are, as one of their old song says: Feeling Stronger Every Day. In Chicago's case, they are feeling stronger in every decade.

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