Chi Sound: Soul from the Windy City

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All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Carl Davis' Chi Sound productions, distributed by 20th Century Fox, don't get the acclaim that his Okeh, Constellation, and Brunswick's sides do -- unfortunate, because these are some smooth, classy soul sounds. The Chi-lites four selections -- "Heavenly Body," an updated "Have You Seen Her," "Me and You," and the group's only Chi-Sound hit "Hot on a Thing Called Love" -- are comparable to their Brunswick sides. Gene Chandler smokes on "Get Down," Chi-Sound's biggest hit, and "Does She Have a Friend for Me." Also among the 15 tracks is Manchild's "Especially for You," whose lineup included Kenny "Baby Face" Edmonds. In addition, there are tracks by the Impressions, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Andrew Hamilton
Carl Davis' Chi Sound productions, distributed by 20th Century Fox, don't get the acclaim that his Okeh, Constellation, and Brunswick's sides do -- unfortunate, because these are some smooth, classy soul sounds. The Chi-lites four selections -- "Heavenly Body," an updated "Have You Seen Her," "Me and You," and the group's only Chi-Sound hit "Hot on a Thing Called Love" -- are comparable to their Brunswick sides. Gene Chandler smokes on "Get Down," Chi-Sound's biggest hit, and "Does She Have a Friend for Me." Also among the 15 tracks is Manchild's "Especially for You," whose lineup included Kenny "Baby Face" Edmonds. In addition, there are tracks by the Impressions, Walter Jackson, Sidney Quails, and the Windy City Orchestra.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/29/1998
  • Label: Southbound Records
  • UPC: 029667712125
  • Catalog Number: 121
  • Sales rank: 166,873

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Windy City Theme (Chi-Sound Theme) - Windy City Orchestra (2:44)
  2. 2 Get Down - Gene Chandler (8:16)
  3. 3 Heavenly Body - The Chi-Lites (4:27)
  4. 4 Have You Seen Her? - The Chi-Lites (5:38)
  5. 5 When You're #1 - Gene Chandler (9:16)
  6. 6 Baby, I Love Your Way - Walter Jackson (3:43)
  7. 7 Does She Have A Friend For Me? - Gene Chandler (4:15)
  8. 8 It's All Over - Walter Jackson (3:40)
  9. 9 Especially For You - Manchild (6:09)
  10. 10 I'll Make The Living If You Make The Loving Worthwhile - Gene Chandler (4:13)
  11. 11 Me And You - The Chi-Lites (5:32)
  12. 12 Hot On A Thing (Called Love) - The Chi-Lites (3:59)
  13. 13 Tomorrow I May Not Feel The Same - Gene Chandler (3:48)
  14. 14 For Your Precious Love - The Impressions (5:10)
  15. 15 I Don't Do This (To Every Girl I Meet) (3:07)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Gene Chandler Track Performer
The Chi-Lites Track Performer
The Impressions Track Performer
Walter Jackson Track Performer
Manchild Track Performer
Riley Hampton Conductor
Windy City Orchestra Track Performer
Technical Credits
Jerry Butler Composer
Gene Chandler Producer
Eugene Record Arranger, Producer
Arthur Brooks Composer
Richard Brooks Composer
Riley Hampton Arranger
Yank Rachell Composer
Nick Robbins Mastering
Sonny Sanders Arranger, Producer, Musical Director
Sid Johnson Director
Carl Davis Composer, Producer, Executive Producer
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