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THE CHI-LITES members are Robert Lester, Eugene Record, Marshall Thompson. THE CHI-LITES released Twenty zero albums from 1971 till 2003. The first album THE CHI-LITES released in the seventies is '(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People' on BRUNSWICK Records. Other albums that THE CHI-LITES recorded are 'Bottom's Up', 'Steppin' Out', 'Me And You', 'Heavenly Body'. Thirty one albums of THE CHI-LITES reached the billboard Black Albums chart. The highest charted album was 'A Lonely Man' from 1972. This album debuted in 1972 on the Black Albums chart and reached number 1 and lasts 0 weeks on this chart. Other charted albums are `A Lonely Man' #1 (Top R&B Albums) and `(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People' #12 (Pop Albums) and `Toby' #12 (Black Albums) and `Bottom's Up' #15 (Black Albums) and `Give It Away' #16 (Black Albums) and `Me And You' #16 (Pop Albums) and `Heavenly Body' #17 (Pop Albums) and `Give It Away' #18 (Pop Albums) and `Toby' #18 (Pop Albums) and `(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People' #3 (Black Albums) and `Chi-Lites' #3 (Black Albums) and `Me And You' #31 (Black Albums) and `A Letter To Myself' #4 (Black Albums) and `The Chi-Lites Greatest Hits' #4 (Black Albums) and `A Letter To Myself' #4 (Top R&B Albums) and `Half A Love' #41 (Black Albums) and `Heavenly Body' #42 (Black Albums) and `A Lonely Man' #5 (Pop Albums) and `A Letter To Myself' #50 (Pop Albums) and `The Chi-Lites Greatest Hits' #55 (Pop Albums) and `Just Say You Love Me' #77 (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums) and `Chi-Lites' #89 (Pop Albums) and `Bottom's Up' #98 (Pop Albums) From 1969 till 1998 THE CHI-LITES released also forty one singles. The first single THE CHI-LITES released in the is 'Give It Away' on Records. Other released tracks are 'Bottom's Up (1983 / LARC (VOQUE))', 'Have You Seen Her (1980 / RAMS HORN)', 'Stop What You Doing (1984 / VOGUE)', 'Bad Motor Scooter (1983 / R&B)'.

The Chi-Lites were a Chicago-based smooth soul band from the early 1970s, one of the few from the period to not come from Memphis or Philadelphia. They were led by Eugene Record and scored eleven Top Ten R&B hits in the early part of the decade. Record was the group's primary songwriter, though he frequently collaborated with others, such as Barbara Acklin. Add/Complete Bio

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