August 9, 2014 – 4:54 am

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Amsterdam 1973 [no label, 1CD]

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; September 7, 1973. Very good to excellent FM broadcast.

Thanks to squareofnone for the fixes and for sharing the show at Dime.

squareofnone noted:

This is an excellent FM recording. There were some artifacts introduced by various transfers over the years that needed to be removed or repaired. Amplifying the left channel to match the right enhanced the stereo separation. It also helped bring Terry’s guitar to the forefront, a huge bonus in my opinion.

Originally posted March 2006 by Abraxas2 and reseeded February 01, 2012 by TheCommish (many thanks!). Additional thanks to tinobek for the Dutch DJ translation which confirmed the date of the performance.

No EQ or Noise Reduction was used. No Music was lost. This is NOT meant to be the definitve edition.

Please share freely and play loud. Enjoy!

Thanks also to reinerarnold for the artwork.

Source: Televisie Radio Omroep Stichting “Poster” FM Broadcast
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Track 01. Now That You’ve Gone 4:43 (7.9MB)
Track 02. Something In This City Changes People 3:48 (6.4MB)
Track 03. Hollywood 3:42 (6.2MB)
Track 04. Just You ‘n’ Me 4:26 (7.4MB)
Track 05. Dialogue (Part I & II) 6:57 (11.7MB)
Track 06. Feelin’ Stronger Every Day 4:47 (8.0MB)
Track 07. Aire 4:05 (6.9MB)
Track 08. Ballet For A Girl In Buchannon (cut)/Radio Outro 11:38 (19.5MB)
45 mins

Robert Lamm
Peter Cetera
Terry Kath
James Pankow
Walter Parazaider
Lee Loughnane
Danny Seraphine
Laudir de Olivera

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  1. 8 Responses to “CHICAGO - AMSTERDAM 1973”

  2. Chicago once was a powerhouse band. Terry Kath an all-time great guitarist, and this shows both of that. Thank you to all who brought this together.

    By Job Hunter on Aug 9, 2014

  3. Played 3X in a row & loud as recommended. THANK-YOU : )

    By Ron_M on Aug 10, 2014

  4. Thanks, Big O, this is wonderful stuff. It even includes Terry Kath. Great sound too. Very nice.

    By dorgunr on Aug 13, 2014

  5. Terry Kath was the heart & soul of Chicago. The band was never the same after he died. Thanks for this gem!

    By ictus75 on Aug 16, 2014

  6. well they went 8 yrs with kath and 36 yrs without him. while people will always fondly remember his years they certainly had more hits without him than with him and have found many more fans since he ‘left’ the band than while he was with them. i personally prefer that first album more than anything since. altho i have seen them maybe 10 or so times live. never since 89 tho.
    i think its that 11th or 12th album that has donnie dacus from hair - the film version of the musical in the line up. so that is another fave of mine. u can see him on the cover with the long flowing blonde hair.

    By darth on Aug 17, 2014

  7. u can see him on the cover with the long flowing blonde hair.

    says drool darth

    By Bingo on Aug 17, 2014

  8. well it looks like either a new idiot swinging on my sac or one of my old fans who is afraid to admit who he is with a changed id. never fails.. someone just has to forget his fucking medication and aim his attention towards me. i must have an idiot magnet in my pocket.

    By darth on Aug 17, 2014

  9. I was the percussionist in Amsterdam 1973 with Chicago not Laudir

    By Guille García on Sep 24, 2018

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