The track below consists of the piano, horns, sometimes a rhythm guitar and all the vocals. Be sure to listen for:
1. Bassist Peter Cetera's lead vocal is terrific. There's not a single bad note to be found.
2. The background vocals are equally good. Listen to how tight they are, especially the releases.
3. The vocals feature a long delayed and bright plate reverb that actually sounds much better on the horns than on the vocals. Of course, they usually only had one reverb to work with that had to work on everything back then, which wasn't actually as limiting as you might think.
4. The lead vocal is ever so slightly sibilant thanks to the compression, but you can't really hear the compressor working other than that.
5. The piano is playing a very disciplined simple patter. Robert Lamm is capable of playing more notes, but he stays in the pocket and does what's best for the song.
6. Terry Kath's rhythm guitar playing is outstanding. It's solid as a rock and used almost as percussion instrument, pushing the solo along to a peak. What a fabulous guitar player. He died far too young.
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