Chicago has been an amazing homebase for many, many artists and bands throughout the history of the United States and its music. One of those bands was the four-member R&B vocal band, The Chi-Lites. Together, the quarter delivered a healthy string of successful singles fueling the albums they were released within. during their peak Brunswick period, they released four top-selling classic albums which started with the hit, “Have You Seen Her”, followed up with “Oh Girl” from their next album. Overall, The Chi-Lites provided a batch of chart-topping albums, and a memorable dose of charting singles.

On March 18, Edsel Records (UK) will release an expansive 2CD collection of songs from The Chi-Lites called Too Good To Be Forgotten: The Best Of The Chi-Lites. The set will bring together 38 tracks covering 1969 through 1983. It will include all of their UK hits and many of their international hits.

A booklet is included to round out the richness found on the two CDs.

Too Good To Be Forgotten: The Best Of The Chi-LitesThe Chi-Lites

CD1
01 Are You My Woman (Tell Me So)
02 I Found Sunshine
03 We Are Neighbours
04 Troubles A’ Comin’
05 Don’t Burn No Bridges – (Jackie Wilson & The Chi-Lites)
06 (For God’s Sake) Give More Power To The People
07 The Man & The Woman (The Boy & The Girl)
08 The Devil Is Doing His Work
09 Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)
10 Stoned Out Of My Mind
11 We Need Order
12 You Got To Be The One
13 Here I Am
14 That’s How Long
15 There’ll Never Be Any Peace (Until God Is Seated At The Conference Table)
16 It’s Time For Love
17 My First Mistake
18 Vanishing Love – Single Version
19 You Don’t Have To Go

CD2
01 Too Good To Be Forgotten
02 Oh Girl
03 A Letter To Myself
04 The Coldest Days Of My Life (Pt 1)
05 Have You Seen Her
06 A Lonely Man
07 I Like Your Lovin’ (Do You Like Mine)
08 24 Hours Of Sadness
09 My Heart Just Keeps On Breakin’
10 Give It Away
11 Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was
12 I Want To Pay You Back (For Loving Me) – Single Version
13 Homely Girl
14 If I Had A Girl
15 Happy Being Lonely – Single Version
16 Heavenly Body – (The Chi-Lites feat. Gene Record)
17 Me And You – (The Chi-Lites feat. Eugene Record)
18 Hot On A Thing (Called Love) – (The Chi-Lites feat. Eugene Record)
19 Changing For You

By MARowe

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