Pete Dembroski replied to Robert Lamm's discussion CHICAGO. File under 'C'. Robert Lamm. File under 'L'.
"I love what Van Eps does to the original C material. Kinda like a guy renovating a mansion and knowing what features to keep and what to update without losing the original look and feel. Not sure I woulda felt the same way 20 yrs ago but everything…"
Apr 2
Pete Dembroski replied to Robin's discussion What Music Are You Listening To?
"Thanks, saw that later on You Tube. Ended up getting 3rd row right side w/ M&G.

Never been to Bethel so should be good"
Feb 16
Pete Dembroski replied to Robin's discussion What Music Are You Listening To?
"Any idea what side of the stage RL is on this tour ?? He's been on the right side the last few yrs

Looking to score some seats for Bethel in July"
Feb 15
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"No problem, I was kidding"
Jan 10
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"'Com on Andy - the Scott Muni intro was a classic. You U.K. guys gotta loosen up !

TK's "In the Country" defiantly a highlight"
Jan 9
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"A months pay on 2 shows ???

2 words - Money Management !"
Jan 9
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"I wasn't old enough to know what the initial reaction was when it was released but it was just sloppy performances from a band everyone was used to hearing perfection from. Great packaging but unfortunately too much quantity and not enough quality.…"
Jan 9
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
""Listen, if you think I'm here for the money ya could be right ya know ".........."
Jan 9
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"March 17th ?? That's the Charleston show - my daughter lives in Charleston, I might surprise her with tixs"
Jan 4
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
""but they need to be judged not just by studio albums but by their legacy on the road as a live band as well" - AGREED !

I never heard the Xmas albums. As to your favs I'm pretty much with ya but I have to admit I was / am totally underwhelmed with…"
Jan 3
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"Stephanie not sure who "romanticizing" about the '70's but there's NO doubt that C's best and most creative work came in the decade of the 70'. Just "Listen" to the stuff from the decades since then and much of it sounds dated and just hasn't held u…"
Jan 3
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"How do you not remember Danny ??

That really was one of the main issues of that film and it really was good to see everyone including Danny finally put that issue to rest. Kinda hard to leave him out of a review of this film or for any of the 'orig…"
Jan 3
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"What would a rock band from the '70's be without drugs and alcohol ??? Like it or not it's part of who they are/ were

Actually while I was watching it I was thinking what Oliver Stone (The Doors movie ) would have done to this story ???"
Jan 3
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"Whatever they were doing I can't imagine any of those Caribou albums being any better. Like everything else it always comes down to excesses and it's always easier to see that looking back especially with drug use.
I'm sure I'm gonna get some disag…"
Jan 2
Pete Dembroski replied to Stephanie Carta's discussion Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago
"Yeah Chumplin really came off as ungrateful for having his career res erected but the worst might have been David Foster calling himself "great"......Although I did like the fact he actually admitted that he might have "softened their sound too much…"
Jan 2
Pete Dembroski commented on Scott Schwebke’s status
"Steely Dan has done this the last few years at the Beacon in NYC playing Aja, Scam, countdown, etc on specific nights. I'd love to see C do that., especially in a smaller venue"
Jan 2
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