Label: Chicago Records - CRD-3004 • Format: 3x, CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Fusion, Jazz-Rock, Classic Rock
Chicago at Carnegie Hall is the first live albumand fourth album overall, by American band Chicago. It was initially released on October 25, by Columbia Records as a four- LP vinyl box setand was also available for a time as two separate two-record sets.
A Quadraphonic mix of the album was proposed, but was never performed, possibly due to the band's objection to the album being released in the first place. This is the only Chicago album of the group's first ten releases not to have a Childish Love - Al Kooper - Black Coffee release in any format.
The album reached No. A four-LP box set collection for release as Chicago's fourth album that distinction being responsible for the album's nickname of Chicago IV was the result. Walter Parazaider told writer William James Ruhlmann that " 'The reason behind the live record for Carnegie Hall is, we were the first rock 'n' roll group to sell out a week at Carnegie Hall, and that was worth rolling up the trucks for, putting the mikes up there, and really chronicling what happened in Columbia were very skeptical on the risk the extended set posed, [ citation needed ] and with a decrease in royalties to counter that fear a similar situation befell their debut Chicago Transit Authority[ citation needed ] Chicago released Chicago at Carnegie Hall that October to a mixed reaction.
While the set sold very well, reaching No. The band themselves have Free - Chicago - At Carnegie Hall divided through the years over Thema In B - Lars Tiselius Und Seine Rhythmusgruppe - Hammond À Gogo (38 Hits Zum Tanzen) merits of the album.
The acoustics Volcans - LObjet - Toucan Carnegie Hall were never meant for amplified music, In recognition of setting Carnegie Hall records and the ensuing four LP live recordings, the group was awarded a Billboard Trendsetter Award. InChicago at Carnegie Hall was remastered and re-issued on three CDs by Rhino Records with much improved sound quality, a bonus disc of eight tracks of alternate takes and songs not on the edition, plus recreations of nearly all the original posters and packaging.
The original LP release of Free - Chicago - At Carnegie Hall set contained two giant posters of the band, a poster of Carnegie Hall's exterior, an insert about voting information, and a page softcover booklet; this last contained photos of the band members playing during the concert, and on the back bore a full touring schedule from their first tour through their US tour. Chicago at Carnegie Hall Columbia reached No.
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