Today in Music History – Aug. 28

Today in Music History for Aug. 28:

 

In 1948, Danny Seraphine, the original drummer and founding member of “Chicago,” was born in the city from which the group takes its name. Called the “Chicago Transit Authority” for its first album in 1969, the group soon shortened its name and altered its jazz-rock style to a more melodic pop approach. Among “Chicago’s” hits during the 1970s were “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “Saturday in the Park” and “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day.” After a downturn in fortunes in the late ’70s, “Chicago” hit No.

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