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Songs that I feel apply

I have always considered Mother and Something in This City to be really strong in both the "biting" and "cynical" departments.  Oh, and also they are two of my favorites of all time.  Obviously "Critic's Choice" is pretty cynical, and a little…

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Chicago cocerts

Well so far this year I'm going to three Chicago concerts one in Durant Ok. with a third row meet and greet, and then again Dallas Tx. and again in Chicago Illinois! Nothing's more fun than seeing Robert Lamm and Chicago in concerts! Amen!
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Chicago Sun-Times Article/Interview

Be sure to read this article. Who did and who did not get in this year is interesting. Plus, Robert mentioned Burt Bacharach as influence, and we were just talking about him. Berry Gordy will be inducted in the same class because he put off last year's induction, a neat footnote considering the influence of Motown on Chicago, the horns and the songwriting.   I don't hear too many great concise pop tunes anymore, songs that will stand the test of time with talented artists to record them. I wish…

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Song writing induction

I want to say congratulations to you Robert and Jimmy also for finally being inducted into the best songwriters fame! You guys really deserved the recognition that has long been a waiting for you! Thanks you guys deep down for all the years of writing the most wonderful songs that ever touched my ears!!! And I'm going to say it again CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!

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Thinking about the song Jesse (Jackson) on this President's Day...

Great lyrics that allude to Jackson's role during the original civil rights movement with Dr. King and then his candidacy in 1988, questioning whether or not he'd be true to his values or just be another politician who forgot what he stood for. "You took action and you did the things you say.. we have ask some questions about the direction we are taking.. and will we learn from history or be content to repeat?"  Today, Jackson is still calling out the mess we're in. I think he might have been a…

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Shannon Denise Foster liked Stephanie Carta's discussion Chicago Sun-Times Article/Interview
Sunday
Robin replied to Robin's discussion How Does Robert Lamms Music Make You Feel?
"Hi Franc!
What a beautiful story! I remember when RL first shared the song I Confess on his My Space page a few years back and I instantly loved it! I hoped he would include it on a CD in the future and when he finally did I was so happy! I Confess…"
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Stephanie Carta replied to Robin's discussion How Does Robert Lamms Music Make You Feel?
"Lovely story Franc. <<hugs>>  I share your love for those lyrics, and such a beautiful arrangement by Robert and Hank Linderman. Have you read the notes on it that Robert wrote on this site? It was submitted for Chicago XXX and turned down. Crazy. …"
Saturday
Franc Short replied to Robin's discussion How Does Robert Lamms Music Make You Feel?
"Hi Stephanie,
For the last week, I have been listening to nothing but RL songs on my IPOD.  
During my last Mid-Life Crisis, I left the business world to open a woodworking shop.  I recently created a Dining Room Table for a customer, and also owed…"
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Stephanie Carta posted a discussion
Be sure to read this article. Who did and who did not get in this year is interesting. Plus, Robert mentioned Burt Bacharach as influence, and we were just talking about him. Berry Gordy will be inducted in the same class because he put off last yea…
Saturday
Robin replied to Robin's discussion How Does Robert Lamms Music Make You Feel?
"Hi John!
Crazy Happy is such a great song! It's such a nice feeling when you find a song like this one that makes you feel such happiness! Thank you for sharing your story!
Robin"
Saturday
John H. McCurdy III replied to Robin's discussion How Does Robert Lamms Music Make You Feel?
"I am embraced by the emotion of "Joy" when I listen to "Crazy Happy" which I find myself doing a lot lately on the ride home from work.  The song is a wonderful composition of musical notes that are blended together instrumentally,with the bass, pia…"
Saturday
Shannon Denise Foster posted a discussion
I want to say congratulations to you Robert and Jimmy also for finally being inducted into the best songwriters fame! You guys really deserved the recognition that has long been a waiting for you! Thanks you guys deep down for all the years of writi…
Friday
Robin replied to Robin's discussion What Music Are You Listening To?
"I'm sure they are used to it by now! Lol"
Feb 22
Robin replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Robert and Jimmy are in the Song Hall!
"That is such great news! Congratulations Robert! What an amazing thing it is to receive this honor among your peers! Your music transcends across time! Enjoy! You deserve this!"
Feb 22
Robin liked Stephanie Carta's discussion Robert and Jimmy are in the Song Hall!
Feb 22
Bravo!
Mary Pat Hyland replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Robert and Jimmy are in the Song Hall!
"Congratulations Robert on such a well-deserved honor from your peers!
This music is iconic, historic and utterly digadelic.
Bravo!!!"
Feb 22
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Shannon Denise Foster liked Stephanie Carta's discussion Robert and Jimmy are in the Song Hall!
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Shannon Denise Foster replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Robert and Jimmy are in the Song Hall!
"I am totally happy for them!!! They certainty deserve it!!"
Feb 22
Stephanie Carta posted a discussion
This is fascinating... they'll be in the same class as Berry Gordy.  Song Hall Announces 2017 InducteesPeter is part of this too, again as a part of Chicago, not on his own, so who knows what he will do.I'm very happy for Robert and Jimmy! Congrats…
Feb 22
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