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The Chi-Lites

The Chi-Lites
Formed: 1959 in Chicago, IL
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Disbanded: 1983
Genre: R&B
Group Members: Eugene Record, Danny Johnson, David Scott, Marshall Thompson, Creadel "Red" Jones, Robert "Squirrel"..., Willie Kensey, Doc Roberson, Vandy ...See All
Biography: One of the most popular smooth soul groups of the early '70s didn't hail from Philadelphia or Memphis, the two cities known for sweet, string-laden soul. Instead, the Chi-Lites were from Chicago, a town better known for its gritty urban blues and driving R&B. Led by vocalist Eugene Record, the Chi-Lites ...Read full biography
(For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People
Released: 1971
Label: JVC Compact Discs
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Though they boasted one of the sweetest voices in soul music with Eugene Record, the Chi-Lites broke away from that format -- thankfully, only slightly -- for 1971's (For God's Sake) Give More Power to ...Read full review
A Lonely Man
Released: 1972
Label: Import
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Behind the talents of Eugene Record, the Chi-Lites presented an impeccable album featuring one gem after another. Not losing any steam from their previous album, the Chi-Lites plugged another number one ...Read full review
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