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Chicago documentary on Netflix

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Hatfield92, Feb 25, 2020.

  1. Hatfield92

    Hatfield92 Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    So... I never really considered myself a Chicago fan. As a child of the 80s, I certainly loved those ballads, and the sound of Peter Cetera’s voice has always been one of my favorites in that particular type of song. But the original sound of the band, all those horns, turned me off because I grew up in the era of the monster guitar sound.

    But revisiting it in the form of this doc, what a great, great band. And, it turns out, they did have an all-time great guitarist in Terry Kath.

    I could definitely see myself going down the Chicago rabbit hole, as I’m wont to do when I happen upon something that really moves me.

    Could someone point me in the direction of particular highlights, especially songs that spotlight Kath’s playing?
     
  2. tah1962

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    Yeah, I watched that documentary. It was very well done. I’ve been a CTA/Chicago fan since I was 8 years old.
     
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    I will watch that documentary, but every time I think I’m a Chicago fan I hear Earth Wind and Fire and that just fades away...:lol:

    Joe Mantegna was in a cover band and he’s tight with the original members of Chicago because his cover band opened for them many times.
     
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    Watch the "Terry Kath Experience" on Prime. His daughters search for his iconic guitars.

    Some of his best music was on CTA's first album "Chicago Transit Authority".
     
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    It's fuzzy and Pete Cetera seems in the shadows at times but you owe it to yourself to check this out:

    I don't remember how I got into Chicago, maybe from hearing the edited version of I'm a Man" on radio. Those were the days.
     
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    I watched It
    It was amazing to see it develop
     
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    For prime Terry Kath monster guitar playing, check out the Carnegie Hall album. The extended solos in South California Purples, Sing A Mean Tune Kid, and It Better End Soon are some of my all-time favorites. For something shorter and more to the point, the intro to Questions 67 and 68 is HOT.
     
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    That Carnegie Hall LP set is incredible
     
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    My funk band covers 25 or 6 and Make Me Smile ... TK was the CHIT!
     
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