This song was the beginning of the “New Beeges” sounds that would come to dominate the airwaves throughout the 2nd half of the 1970′s. Only Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Garth Brooks and Paul McCartney have outsold the Bee Gees.
Genesis’ first album was released in March 1969 and Over time, the group has broken up, changed lineups and taken extended hiatuses. Since 1978 the band has been a more or a less a trio of Collins, Banks and Rutherford. In their recording career, the group has released 24 albums and 42 singles.
According to Billboard, Chicago was the leading US singles charting group during the 1970s. They have sold over 38 million units in the US, with 22 gold, 18 platinum, and 8 multi-platinum albums. Over the course of their career they have had five number-one albums and 21 top-ten singles. Not too shabby.
It’s safe to say that Michael Mcdonald is without question one of the most, if not THE most soul-filled white guy in pop and rock music. This duet was an interesting idea, and in general – it worked. It earned the duo a 1985 Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group.
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