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Complete Chi-Lites On Brunswick Records, Vol. 1

Chi-Lites Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (2 Feb 2004)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Label: Demon Music Group
  • ASIN: B00016W83U
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 145,623 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Love Me
2. Love Is Gone
3. (Um.Um) My Baby Loves Me
4. Price of Love
5. Baby It's Time
6. Give It Away
7. Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was
8. My Whole World Ended
9. I Heard It Through the Grapevine
10. What Do I Wish For
See all 24 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Love Uprising
2. You Got Me Walkin'
3. I Want To Pay You Back (Single Version) (Bonus Track)
4. Oh Girl
5. Living In The Footsteps Of Another Man
6. Love Is
7. Being in Love
8. A Lonely Man
9. The Man And The Woman (The Boy And The Girl)
10. Ain't Too Much Of Nothin'
See all 17 tracks on this disc

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Chicago Soul Masterpiece 25 Feb 2010
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Well worth investing in both, volume 1 and volume 2 of this excellent
Chi Lites compilation series. Volume one, has the added bonus of several very early tracks, that you don't normally find. It is worth
buying the disc, just to get these tracks.

I have always had a soft spot for the Chi Lites. Personally, I found that their material and vocals, were far superior to other groups, such as the Stylistics.

All of the tracks that you need,(Hits and album tracks) are covered by both albums. "The Complete Chi Lites On Brunswick" makes all other Chi Lites compilations redundant. I should know, I have bought
most of them, over the years.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Eugene Record 21 Sep 2005
By BSC - Published on Amazon.com
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I love this CD!!!!! Eugene was such an amazing talent and so underated, I Love the Chi-lites.........I'm so thankful to have known him, His passing is beyond sad.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Complete Chi-Lites Vol 1 14 Sep 2007
By Kdubya - Published on Amazon.com
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Great selection of Old School tunes from one of Chicagos favorite vocal groups. I have recently purchased Vol. 2 as well. Great packaging, terrific liners notes and pristine sound quality.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Complete Chi-Lites 11 Jan 2013
By James - Published on Amazon.com
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I did not know the Chi-Lites made so many songs! This 2 CD set is just what it says "Complete Chi-Lites on Brunswick Records". They were also on the Mercury record label. The Brunswick collection is Vol 1 with 24 songs on disc one and 17 songs on disc two. It has every hit that I know of from back in the day. The hits are scattered throughout the collection so you can't play them all in a row on disc two but disc one has four hits in row at the end. To sum it up you get the hits and more. This is a good collectors CD. What will they do for Vol 2 ?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Chi-lites on Brunswick Vol.1 11 Jan 2012
By jrob - Published on Amazon.com
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I received this item in three business days and it is new just as it stated on the web page.The price was lower than I had found on any other site and of course with this I am well pleased. I am looking forward to another purchase from Amazon.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I Love These Types Of Comps 7 May 2009
By Soul Groove - Published on Amazon.com
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Its comps like these that allow younger generations (like mine) to hear true RnB music the way it was, and the comps make the music much more accesible. This comp, part one, spans from the first singles in 1968 through the first half of 1973's Letter to Myself (The second half is on Part II. The Chi-Lites are one of my favorite soul groups. Here we have the 1968 singles: "Love Me" is a groovy uptempo Motown style swinger. "Love is Gone" is one of my favorite Chi-Lites songs. Listen to Eugene Records's pain in the song, and the awesome strings and funky subtle guitar riffs. This song reminds me more of the Philly soul style that was about to explode on the scene. "(Um, Um) My Baby Loves Me" is a cool upbeat funky jam to cruise to, and "Price of Love" has a throwback to the early-mid 60's sound with the doo-wop influenced horns, and Motown uptempo style reminiscent of the Four Tops. "Baby it's Time" reminds me of early 60's doo wop with the harmony, but also with the upbeat tempo. That wraps up the 1968 singles. Then we have 1969's Give it Away, a classic album with some rock and psychedelic influences balanced with soft-soul (shows their well-rounded style!!). "What Do I Wish For" has thoise multi-layered strings and sweet guitar riffs. 1970's I Like Your Lovin' (Do You Like Mine?) has a harder edge to it with more rock and psychedelic influences: the title trach is a fun song with that harder-hitting edge, another perfect cruisin jam! I love how the bass and falsettos offset eachother here. 1971's (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People has the perennial classic ballad "Have You Seen Her," and the uptempo, funky, socially aware title track. Then there is 1972's classic album: A Lonely Man, with the ballad laden title track recalling the magic of "Have You Seen Her," and the other famous groove, "Oh Girl;" this album relies more on soft-soul than uptempo funk of the predecessors. Then the first half of A Letter to Myself ends the comp. Record's falsetto shines really strong on "Someone Else's Arms," and he reaches some high notes on the soft and sad mid tempo joint. I thank Brunswick records for delivering the classics so a younger guy likeme can have access to the music when music was music. Vol 2 is also highly recommended, covering A Letter to Myself (side B), through 1975's Half a Love and 1975-1976 singles to round off the collection.
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