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In January 1978.

In January 1978, “ABC” label released “Street Player”, the sixth Rufus studio album. It was recorded in 1977, at “Dawnbreaker Recording Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Roy Halee, Chaka Khan, Tony Maiden, Kevin Murphy, Bobby Watson, David Wolinski and Richard Calhoun.

Personnel:

  • Chaka Khan– lead and background vocals
  • Tony Maiden – guitar, percussion, lead vocals, background vocals
  • Kevin Murphy– keyboards
  • Bobby Watson – bass, percussion
  • David “Hawk” Wolinski– keyboards, background vocals
  • Richard “Moon” Calhoun – drums, percussion, background vocals
  • Seawind– horns
  • Jerry Hey– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Kim Hutchcroft – saxophone, flute
  • William Reichenbach– trombone
  • Larry Williams– saxophone, flute, piccolo
  • Helen Lowe – additional background vocals
  • Everett Bryson, Jr. – percussion
  • Roy Halee, George Belle – engineers
  • Clare Fischer– string arrangements, conductor
  • Seawind, Rufus – horn arrangements
  • Brian Gardner – audio mastering

Track listing:

  1. Street Player – David Wolinski, Danny Seraphine
  2. Stay – Richard Calhoun, Chaka Khan
  3. Turn – Bobby Watson, David Wolinski
  4. Best of Your Heart – Bobby Watson, David Wolinski
  5. Finale – Bobby Watson, David Wolinski
  6. Blue Love – Richard Calhoun, David Wolinski
  7. Stranger to Love – David Wolinski
  8. Take Time – Tony Maiden
  9. Destiny – David Batteau, Richard Holland
  10. Change Your Ways – Tony Maiden, Traude Sapik

 

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On March 11, 1974.

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On March 11, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Chicago VII”, the sixth Chicago studio album. It was recorded August – December 1973, at  “Caribou Ranch” in Nederland, and was produced by James William Guercio.

Personnel:

  • Peter Cetera – bass, lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Terry Kath– guitars, lead and backing vocals, bass, bells,
  • Robert Lamm– acoustic piano, keyboards, Fender Rhodes,  clavinet, Mellotron, ARP synthesizer, Mini Moog, lead vocals and backing vocals
  • Danny Seraphine– drums, percussion, hi-hat, bass drum
  • Lee Loughnane– trumpet, flugelhorn, lead and  backing vocals
  • James Pankow– trombone, percussion, timbales, backing vocals
  • Walter Parazaider– flute , soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • James Pankow, Robert Lamm – brass arrangements
  • Laudir de Oliveira– percussion, congas
  • David Wolinski– ARP synthesizer, acoustic piano, Mellotron and Fender Rhodes
  • James William Guercio– acoustic guitar, bass, guitar
  • Jimmie Haskell– strings
  • Wayne Tarnowski – acoustic piano
  • Guille Garcia – congas, percussion
  • Bobbi Roen, Camelia Ortiz, Diane Nini, Hank Steiger, Julie Nini – background party noises
  • Al Jardine, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, The Pointer Sisters– backing vocals
  • Ross Salomone – drums
  • John Berg and Nick Fasciano – cover photo
  • Urve Kuusik – photography

 Track listing:

  1. Prelude to Aire – Danny Seraphine
  2. Aire – Danny Seraphine, Walter Parazaider, James Pankow
  3. Devil’s Sweet – Danny Seraphine, Walter Parazaider
  4. Italian from New York – Robert Lamm
  5. Hanky Panky – Robert Lamm
  6. Life Saver – Robert Lamm
  7. Happy Man – Peter Cetera
  8. (I’ve Been) Searchin’ So Long – James Pankow
  9. Mongonucleosis – James Pankow
  10. Songs of the Evergreens – Terry Kath
  11. Byblos – Terry Kath
  12. Wishing You Were Here – Peter Cetera
  13. Call on Me – Lee Loughnane
  14. Woman Don’t Want to Love Me – Robert Lamm
  15. Skinny Boy – Robert Lamm