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The Chi-Lites Are Deep But Not Too Deep

Profile and Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, August 1971

WE'RE ALL familiar with the Detroit "sound." Well it seems the next big American industrial city to become famous for its music will be Chicago. ...

The Chi-Lites Step Out Of The Shadows

Profile and Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, January 1972

THANK heaven for the Chi-Lites. This four-man Chicago-based outfit has brought back to soul music two elements missing from it for too long – good ...

The Chi-Lites: The Windy City Sound

Interview by Roger St. Pierre, NME, June 1972

IF ANY outfit holds serious aspirations to usurping the Temptation's crown as the world's leading soul group then it must surely be Chicago's Chi-Lites who ...

The Chi-Lites

Interview by Bob Fisher, NME, February 1975

IT'S A SOMEWHAT perplexed Chi-Lites who recently embarked on their second and most extensive UK tour of Clubs and Cabaret. ...

The Chi-Lites: (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People/Greatest Hits/A Lonely Man/A Letter To Myself/Toby

Review by Simon Frith, Let It Rock, April 1975

I'D BETTER DECLARE myself: I like Philly Sound, the Stylistics, Barry White even (or, rather, sometimes); I don't think Norman Whitfield mangled Motown: I do ...

The Chi-Lites: Half a Love and The Moments: Sharp

Review by Ian MacDonald, NME, September 1975

IF IT WERE ONLY for All Platinum's second certifiable classic – The Moments' 'Dolly My Love' – this group's new album would need to be ...

The Chi-Lites at Hammersmith Odeon

Live Review by Cliff White, NME, September 1975

AFTER AN HOUR or so of the kind of entertainment that tempts freeloading reviewers to demand their non-existent money back, any halfway-decent act is a ...

The Chi-Lites: Theatre Royal, London

Live Review by Paul Rambali, NME, May 1977

THE HOUSE LIGHTS dimmed and the musicians took their places. There was a buzz of activity on the darkened stage for a minute or so ...

Legends of Songwriting: Eugene Record of The Chi-Lites

Profile and Interview by Bill DeMain, Performing Songwriter, May 2004

IN 1969, WHEN The Chi-Lites scored their first hit with 'Give It Away', it was a well-earned triumph. ...

The Chi-Lites: The Complete Chi-Lites on Brunswick, Vols. 1 and 2 (Edsel)

Review by Barney Hoskyns, Uncut, May 2004

Definitive comp of Windy City vocal-group soulsters beloved of Tony Soprano. ...

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