Beginnings" was written by Robert Lamm for the rock band Chicago Transit Authority and recorded for its debut album Chicago Transit Authority, released in 1969. The song is the band's second single (after "Questions 67 and 68"), but failed to chart on its initial release. After the band's success with subsequent singles, "Beginnings" was re-released in June 1971, backed with "Colour My World". Both sides became . radio hits, and the combined single climbed to number seven on the .
The collection’s second single, it failed to chart in a version just under three minutes, only to reach when reissued two years later. A billowing arrangement capped by Lamm’s cool vocal presence and Kath’s rich 12-string acoustic guitar, the song gradually increases in density and power. Stories We Want You to Read. Wooly Bully: A Pop Culture Landmark.
Song by Chicago Transit Authority. from the album Chicago Transit Authority. Poem 58" (Original 1969 release) "Colour My World" (1971 re-release). Beginnings" is a song written by Robert Lamm for the rock band Chicago Transit Authority and recorded for their debut album Chicago Transit Authority, released in 1969. Lamm also provided lead vocals. The song was the band's second single (after "Questions 67 and 68"), but failed to chart on its initial release.
Album, 1972, Columbia Records, Rhino Records. Re-issue in 2002 by Rhino Records with 3 bonustracks. 6. Ballet for a Girl in Buchannon. 8. Mississippi Delta City Blues. 9. A Song for Richard and His Friends. 10. Does Anybody Really Know what Time It Is?
Beginnings - Chicago Live. Original Album Series.
From: "Chicago Transist Authority" (1969). Originally found as the closing track on side one of their debut LP, "Beginnings" was an eight-minute tour de force. Re-released two years later, "Beginnings" hit No. 7. That version certainly is immediate; still, the more satisfying album version shows Chicago stretching out and doing what they did best.
|1||25 Or 6 To 4||5:37|
|3||Does Anybody Know What Time It Is||3:03|
|6||I'm A Man||6:58|
- Licensed From – Charly Records International APS
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Charly Holdings Inc.
- Glass Mastered At – Digipress
- Pressed By – Telesonic
- Design [Sleeve] – Yeldham Muchmore*
NotesLicensed from Charly Records International APS
℗ 1984 Charly Holdings Inc.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: TELESONIC DIGIP TOP 116
- Rights Society: STEMRA / BIEM
|MR 604||Chicago Transit Authority*||Live In Concert - Collectors Edition (LP, Album, Unofficial)||Magnum Records||MR 604||US||1978|
|DT-501||Chicago||Chicago Live (CD, Album, Unofficial)||Dear's||DT-501||Japan||1987|
|GLD 63173||Chicago||the great Chicago In Concert (CD, Unofficial)||Goldies||GLD 63173||Portugal||1994|
|ORL 8666||Chicago Transit Authority*||In Concert (LP, RE, Unofficial)||Ricordi International||ORL 8666||Italy||1982|
|3884252||Chicago||Live In Concert (CD, Unofficial)||Galaxy Music Ltd.||3884252||1994|