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Chicago United States 

See also: Chicago Transit Authority.

The best album by Chicago is Chicago II which is ranked number 1,896 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 954.

The best album taking into account parent or child acts is The Chicago Transit Authority by Chicago Transit Authority which is ranked number 1,121 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,806.

Chicago is ranked number 428 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,451.

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Chicago best albums

The following albums by Chicago are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Chicago Transit AuthorityUnited States Chicago Transit Authority
Year of Release:1969Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1969:32Rank Score:1,806
Rank in 1960s112Overall Rank:1,121
Average Rating:  79/100 (126 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Chicago IIUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1970Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1970:49Rank Score:954
Rank in 1970s396Overall Rank:1,896
Average Rating:  74/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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3.

Chicago VUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1972Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 1972:95Rank Score:272
Rank in 1970s901Overall Rank:5,060
Average Rating:  73/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Chicago IIIUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1971Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1971:99Rank Score:252
Rank in 1970s945Overall Rank:5,340
Average Rating:  75/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Chicago VIIUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1974Appears in:17 charts
Rank in 1974:103Rank Score:216
Rank in 1970s1,049Overall Rank:6,061
Average Rating:  71/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Chicago XIUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1977Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1977:109Rank Score:172
Rank in 1970s1,181Overall Rank:7,185
Average Rating:  62/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Chicago XUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1976Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1976:111Rank Score:157
Rank in 1970s1,247Overall Rank:7,717
Average Rating:  68/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Chicago VIUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1973Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 1973:154Rank Score:140
Rank in 1970s1,337Overall Rank:8,433
Average Rating:  68/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Live At Carnegie HallUnited States Chicago
Year of Release:1971Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1971:168Rank Score:109
Rank in 1970s1,574Overall Rank:10,254
Average Rating:  70/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Chicago 18United States Chicago
Year of Release:1986Appears in:8 charts
Rank in 1986:193Rank Score:87
Rank in 1980s1,885Overall Rank:12,770
Average Rating:  60/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 428

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Chicago best tracks

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1.25 Or 6 To 4
(from the album Chicago II)
 87/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
(from the album The Chicago Transit Authority)
 85/100 (21 votes)
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3.Saturday In The Park
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 85/100 (13 votes)
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4.25 Or 6 To 4
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 85/100 (11 votes)
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5.Beginnings
(from the album The Chicago Transit Authority)
 83/100 (21 votes)
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6.Questions 67 And 68
(from the album The Chicago Transit Authority)
 83/100 (22 votes)
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7.Make Me Smile
(from the album Chicago II)
 83/100 (25 votes)
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8.Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 82/100 (11 votes)
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9.I'm A Man
(from the album The Chicago Transit Authority)
 82/100 (21 votes)
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10.If You Leave Me Now
(from the album Greatest Hits, Volume II)
 82/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Wishing You Were Here
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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12.Hard To Say I'm Sorry/Get Away
(from the album Greatest Hits 1982–1989)
 81/100 (4 votes)
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13.Beginnings
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 81/100 (9 votes)
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14.You're The Inspiration
(from the album Chicago 17)
 81/100 (5 votes)
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15.If You Leave Me Now
(from the album Chicago X)
 81/100 (12 votes)
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16.Colour My World
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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17.Colour My World
(from the album Chicago II)
 81/100 (21 votes)
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18.Hard Habit To Break
(from the album Chicago 17)
 80/100 (4 votes)
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19.Feelin' Stronger Every Day
(from the album Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits)
 80/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Saturday In The Park
(from the album Chicago V)
 79/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Chicago ratings

Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 25 votes)
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10/25/2016 18:29
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89/100
 
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82/100
 
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From Willie24 11/03/2013 20:07
Love them or hate them there is no denying that in the US Chicago were one of the most successful bands of all time. Never the critic’s favourites, and with only sporadic success in the UK , Chicago had 10 successive top ten albums including five consecutive number ones in America between 1970 and 1977.

Whilst many people will remember Chicago for their AOR power ballads of the 80’s their beginnings are much more exciting and radical. Chicago Transit Authority, as the band were known as at the time they originally signed with Columbia in 1968, were a brave amalgamation of pop, rock and Jazz with a punchy brass section. Their sound was exciting, the songs varied and the arrangements exceptional. They were blessed with three excellent songwriters each of whom had a distinctive vocal style.

Critically the band gradually declined form there startling debut but commercially they were phenomenally successful.

After their first two albums Chicago would start to take themselves a little bit too seriously, releasing a string of sprawling double albums which the critics attacked with vigour. Despite this the public kept buying and within the morass of music that the band produced in their earliest years there are some splendid tracks.

Chicago went on to release another 20 or so albums with a second period of huge success in the early eighties
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From skelter54 05/30/2013 17:19
A great band in the 70s.
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