Chicago Treasures: The Legendary Rock Band Chicago

September 19, 2007

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The Chicago Treasures series focuses on Chicagoans whose work has defined the city, while the city has defined their work. This series frames the question: Why Chicago? What opportunities does the city offer, and what challenges does it reveal? How is Chicago unique and what makes Chicagoans so different?

Celebrate forty years of Chicago, the legendary rock 'n' roll band! Listen in for a discussion with the band about their Chicago roots and successful and lengthy careers. Started in 1967, Chicago is the first American band to chart Top 40 albums over five decades. The band has received countless awards, including three Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards award for 'Favorite Rock Group,' and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Recorded Wednesday, September 19, 2007 at Chicago History Museum.