Andy Riggs commented on John H. McCurdy III's blog post The History of Chicago - Now More Than Ever. Favorites
"Stephanie I admire your views but in terms of Foster's influence it's something that I find staggering. All those records are middle of the road shockers- their original sound diluted into power ballads - look at the videos from those albums? It pai…"
Mar 15
Andy Riggs commented on John H. McCurdy III's blog post The History of Chicago - Now More Than Ever. Favorites
"'The ferocious force and drive of his playing is what enformed this band and when he was gone, it changed forever' - RL's comments resonate most as that was the catalyst for the dilution of the band and the original concept of the band. Most bands r…"
Mar 13
Andy Riggs commented on Robin’s status
"Live from Carnegie Hall? A song from 1971 timeless. brings all the band together at their prime"
Feb 21
Andy Riggs replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Thinking about the song Jesse (Jackson) on this President's Day...
"On the subject of great lyrics - listen to Kate Campbell 'Visions of Plenty' (Crazy in Alabama)."
Feb 20
Andy Riggs commented on Robin’s status
"Ok got it....Marty Grebb, formerly of the Buckinghams. He was a touring member in '80 and '81."
Feb 11
Andy Riggs commented on Robin’s status
"I thought that you thought that we thought......crumbs!
Fortunately I dropped out by the time this nonsense was recorded, no wonder Mr Lamm has dark glassed on.
Who's the horn player in the hat?
The horns sound great but this is a low point - great…"
Feb 11
Andy Riggs commented on Robin’s status
"Stephanie thanks are you sure it wasn't The Osmonds!
Thanks Robin it's interesting and shocking to see PC taking over and it's a very weak song from a very poor album. Of course worse was to follow.
Cheers"
Feb 11
Andy Riggs commented on Robin’s status
"That's awful....what happened to the boys? Cetera is very affected. It's a shocker of a song."
Feb 10
Andy Riggs commented on Franc Short's blog post Songs that I feel apply
"'Fresh Garbage' by Spirit was way ahead..."
Feb 6
Andy Riggs commented on Stephanie Carta's blog post Robert's most biting, and often humorous, lyrics
"Hi Stephanie, never heard that before ! Where'e that from ?"
Feb 4
Andy Riggs commented on Stephanie Carta's blog post Robert's most biting, and often humorous, lyrics
"Hi Stephanie - no ?"
Feb 4
Andy Riggs commented on Stephanie Carta's blog post Robert's most biting, and often humorous, lyrics
"'Someday'

Would you look around you nowAnd tell me what you seeFaces full of hate and fearFaces full of meDo you feel the rumblingsAs your head comes crumbling downDo you know what I meanRun, you better run, you knowThe end is getting nearFeel the…"
Feb 3
Andy Riggs replied to Franc Short's discussion The Passing of Another Wonderful Voice
"And let's not forget John's contribution to a great English band FAMILY - and their storming song The Weaver's Answer
Weaver of life, let me look and see The pattern of my life gone by Shown on your tapestry Just for one second, one glance upon your…"
Jan 31
Andy Riggs commented on Stephanie Carta’s status
"Cetera falling in love with himself...sorry Robin & Stephanie that's awful - Cetera looks to be very affected RL's intro is a big giveaway as to where the band had arrived in 1979 ugh.........."
Jan 30
Hi Robin,
Nope never saw them play HBV but it's a gem of a song when the horns took centre stage .
Andy Riggs replied to Robin's discussion What Music Are You Listening To?
"Hi Stephanie, yes I saw the Hit By Varese video thanks one of their best songs which clearly laid our RL's vision for the band that was all but gone post Terry's death. Great lyrics and horns plus TK's guiter on V. It starts V off on a strong note a…"
Jan 29
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