"Take Me Back To Chicago" as written by and David Wolinkski Daniel Seraphine....
Take me back to Chicago
Lay my soul to rest
Where my life was free and easy
Remember me at my best.

Take me back to Chicago
Where music was all I had
I tried to be good as I could
And sometimes that made me sad.

Take me back to Chicago, to Chicago
Why don't you take me back
Take me back, take me back
To Chicago.

I still dream of the Lake of peacefulness
The warm summer breeze
Cause my life was so much simpler then
Street corners and Tastee Freeze.

Take me back to Chicago
Cause hustlin's not my style
L.A. was just a bit too hard
I wish I could be a child

Livin' back in Chicago, in Chicago
Why don't you take me back
Take me back, take me back
To Chicago.

Take me back to Chicago
Lay my soul to rest
Where my life was free and easy
Remember me at my best.

Take me back to Chicago
Cause hustlin's not my style
L.A. was just a bit too hard
I wish I could be a child.

Livin' back in Chicago, in Chicago
Why don't you take me back
Take me back, take me back
To Chicago.

Take me back, take me back


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"Take Me Back to Chicago" as written by Danny Seraphine David Wolinski

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group

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    General CommentThis was written by Danny Seraphine and David Wolinski in memory of drummer Freddy Page who had died in 1977, prior to XI's release. Page was a member of the Illinois Speed Press, another outfit owned by Chicago's then producer, James William Guercio. (Taken from the liner notes in the Rhino re-release of Chicago XI)
    Mattbluhalofanon August 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI wish it was longer and with more from the horns section. Those are my only complaints.
    Goatllamaon May 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentChaka Khan is the woman singing backup at the end of the song. In the liner notes, she is credited with "incredible preach at end".
    alliematton July 06, 2010   Link

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