Robert Lamm replied to Robin's discussion Burt Bacharach
"I met Burt, only briefly, thanked him for the songwriting lessons his work continues to provide me. He was very humble, kind of "aw, shucks" and laughed. Years later I was at a baseball game, seated behind Hal David, but an acquaintance seated next…"
23 hours ago
Robert Lamm posted a blog post
We had several collaborations, and Leon recorded, most notably, “Love is a Simple Thing” (Marcos Valle/ Robert Lamm) which is on “Inside is Love” album (1979).Leon and I were headed in opposite directions by 1982, but the couple of songs we never fi…
Mar 8
Robert Lamm posted a blog post
I met Howard in L.A., perhaps 1968. He looked like a young Babe Ruth. Soft spoken, easy laugh, clever with a pencil. We had our ups and downs, like any long term friendship.HK managed the business aspects of Chicago, and the original 7. I would visi…
Jan 23
Robert Lamm commented on Robin's blog post Terry Kath
"Terry was feeling somewhat smothered, as I was, with the limitations imposed upon Chicago by Management and Columbia Records. He had so much more to say than 
continuing mega-hit - self consciousness. He was an artist at heart and died before fulfil…"
Jan 10
Robert Lamm commented on Robin's blog post Terry Kath
"correction: Terry had only one child, a daughter, Michelle Kath.A couple of years after Terry's passing, Kiefer starred a film which featured Terry's widow Camelia Kath in the cast.
They met there and later had a close relationship for a number of y…"
Jan 10
Robert Lamm replied to Robin's discussion Brian Wilson
"Can you imagine the thrill it was for me to hear him in my headphones as he was standing, singing, on the other side of the mic? And he was a funny funny man. Funny and wise.
Gerry and Carl and I were so happy to be together over the time it took to…"
Dec 21, 2016
Robert Lamm replied to Robin's discussion Brian Wilson
"It's a sweet idea ...Brian and I are very good friends, we have so much history.
The trick is getting him into the studio, while I'm doing a project. These things happen when they happen. "
Dec 21, 2016
Robert Lamm replied to Robert Lamm's discussion Songwriter's Hall of Fame 2017 nominees...
"Peter Pardini: "I didn't interview him but yes, I requested an interview in one way or another (booking agent, lawyer, through David Foster) at least 10 times and though I never spoke directly to him, the message was pretty clear that he wasn't inte…"
Dec 18, 2016
Robert Lamm replied to Erich von Abele's discussion Robert & Phoebe
"Phoebe recorded the title track on a tribute album to Laura Nyro "Time and Love""
Dec 15, 2016
Robert Lamm posted a discussion
Pankow and I, (and inexplicably, Cetera*) have been nominated, in a lump, among about 25 songwriters. 2017%20SHOF.jpeg.All creative people have their highs and lows in terms of doing good, prolific work. Some have a brief flash. Some lose interest.…
Dec 12, 2016
Robert Lamm commented on Robert Lamm's blog post KREUZVERHOR = cross examination
"I knew I would be opening a pandora's box of counterpoint answers to the questions that were posed to me a couple of years ago.
Thanks for your input and opinions. Any on any given day, your answers could have been mine ... This is what I love about…"
Dec 11, 2016
Robert Lamm posted a blog post
Some of you may have already seen this interview by email, but I think it reflects my current thinking.I enjoyed this German journalist's (blanking on the name, sorry)  approach.I was publicizing the JVE ReMixes album.1. Best singer? TONY BENNETT2.…
Dec 10, 2016
Robert Lamm commented on Shannon Denise Foster’s status
"This was not done with Chicago, but Lee did join in with Les Deux Love Orchestra ..."
Dec 10, 2016
Robert Lamm replied to Robert Lamm's discussion CDs, Streaming, Downloads, and 1-off catalog
"Hey Guys!
thanks for jumping in with your suggestions. And yes, I'm thinking the 1-OFF tracks that were not on any of my albums.
I've asked Bobby Woods (Led Deux) if I could include three of those. So far:
This is Not America, Aeroplane, More Today…"
Dec 9, 2016
Robert Lamm posted a discussion
Good Morning!Thanks to all who responded to my long-delayed appearance here.Until very recently, CDBaby.com was the place to go for RLsolo CDs. It continues to be where to go to stream my music, or get the music via downloads.From now on, robertlamm…
Dec 8, 2016
Robert Lamm posted a discussion
I am Robert Lamm, in case you were wondering.As some of you may know, there has been a serious re-vamping of both this website, and also the Chicago band website. I wish to apologize to the members who were frustrated with what the $%!@#$ was going…
Dec 7, 2016
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