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Chicago History Museum discussion of 1970s rock music in Chicago, with an emphasis on the bands Chicago and Styx.

A song detailing a leisurely walk through the great city of Chicago.

1933 Art Kassel - (Where Will You Be) In 1933 (official song of the Chicago World’s Fair).mp3
An mp3 file of the Theme Song for the 1933 Century of Progress World's Fair, "In 1933"

Chess Records was a Chicago based music record label primarily blues, rhythm, soul music, gospel music, early rock and roll, and jazz. The label was founded by Polish brothers Leonard and Phil Chess and eventually was sold off to Universal Music…

Fly Me To The Moon - Frank Sinatra.m4a
'Fly Me To The Moon' by Frank Sinatra

Blues song recorded by Muddy Waters

Maxwell Street was famous for it's market and the blues musicians who would play out front of stores and on the corners

The Sutherland Lounge was a music venue in the Sutherland Hotel that hosted some of the most famous jazz and blues musicians to make it from Chicago

chicago defender june 1940.jpg
Two articles clipped from the Chicago Defender and saved in a scrapbook: "This Girl Band is Much Too Much with Swing and Jitter" and "Sweethearts."
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