Chicago – Chicago Transit Authority Japan 2 LP set with obi

$75.00

Free U.S. shipping!  A 1977 Japanese pressing of the double album Chicago Transit Authority by Chicago, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of the double album Chicago Transit Authority by Chicago, including the original obi.

About this copy: This copy of Chicago Transit Authority is a 1977 pressing on the CBS/Sony label of an album that was originally released in 1969.

The cover is M-.  The obi is VG+ with a couple of tiny tears and a few minor wrinkles.

The lyric insert is M-.

The two discs are M- and look unplayed.  Clean discs!

A nice copy of a terrific (and great-sounding) album.

Background: Released in 1969, Chicago Transit Authority was the first album by Chicago.

The album reached #17 on the U.S. album charts.

Allmusic.com gave Chicago Transit Authority a 4 star review:

Few debut albums can boast as consistently solid an effort as the self-titled Chicago Transit Authority (1969). Even fewer can claim to have enough material to fill out a double-disc affair. … In April of 1969, the dozen sides of Chicago Transit Authority unleashed a formidable and ultimately American musical experience. This included an unheralded synthesis of electric guitar wailin’ rock & roll to more deeply rooted jazz influences and arrangements. This approach economized the finest of what the band had to offer — actually two highly stylized units that coexisted with remarkable singularity.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: CBS/Sony
Catalog Number:
SOPJ-64~65
Year of Release: 1974
Format: Stereo
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Weight 16 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in