The Chi-Lites

The Chi-Lites (, SHY-lyts) are an American R&B/soul vocal quartet from Chicago, Illinois, United States.

The group's greatest fame came during the early 1970s. They were led by Eugene Record, and scored eleven Top Ten R&B hits from 1969 to 1974. They also charted 21 songs in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Chart, and had chart hits in Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Canada, as well as in the U.S.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1964

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1968 - 1970

Roles Represented in DAHR: Vocal group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 120983 December 1968 Give it away The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 120984 December 1968 What do I wish for? The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121067 1/14/1969 Power of my love The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121068 1/14/1969 To change my love The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121069 1/14/1969 You're no longer part of my heart The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121119 2/4/1969 Change my thoughts from you-2 Erma Franklin Vocal group  
Decca 121164 2/12/1969 By the time I get to Phoenix Erma Franklin Vocal group  
Decca 121254 March 1969 I'm gonna make you love me The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121676 May 1969 The twelfth of never The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121677 May 1969 24 hours of sadness The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 121678 May 1969 Let me be the man my Daddy was The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 122626 April 1970 Troubles a-comin' The Chi-Lites Vocal group  
Decca 122627 April 1970 I like your lovin' (Do you like mine?) The Chi-Lites Vocal group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chi-Lites, The," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108057.

Chi-Lites, The. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108057.

"Chi-Lites, The." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108057

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