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Something of an underground classic among funk and soul aficionados, Chicago Gangsters’ nine-track debut LP didn’t boast any earth-shattering hits, but it's remained so steadily popular that it's been repeatedly reissued over the years under a variety of names (first Blind Over You and then I Choose You and Gangster Boogie). A remarkable album no matter what its name, Chicago Gangsters’ debut benefits immeasurably from the contributions of some of the most accomplished musicians and arrangers on the Chicago studio scene. The four McCant brothers—Leroy, James, Sam, and Chris—make up the core of Chicago Gangsters’ lineup, and their singing, playing, and production work shine through throughout this album. But it's the sophisticated arrangement of former Cadet Records musical mastermind Richard Evans that puts these songs over the top. Evans comes to the fore on the group’s lush, largely instrumental take of Willie Hutch’s “I Choose You,” which boasts an epic, multilayered arrangement that's among the album’s best.

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I Choose You

I have been looking for this version of "I Choose You" for years. I have the original album, but it has too much snap, crackle and hiss. So glad you finally made it available. Takes me back to the TRUE days of "funk and rap".


Genre: R&B/Soul

Despite their name, the Chicago Gangsters were originally from Ohio, consisting of brothers James, Sam, Chris, and Leroy McCants. Their sound ranged from heavy funk and disco to sweet, smooth soul balladry. They adopted the name Chicago Gangsters after catching on with the Gold Plate label, where they worked with prolific songwriter/arranger Richard Evans and a number of Chicago's top studio musicians. Their debut LP, Blind Over You, was released in 1975 and contained the slamming funk of "Gangster...
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I Choose You (Originally Released As "Blind Over You"), Chicago Gangsters
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  • $8.91
  • Genres: R&B/Soul, Music
  • Released: Jan 01, 1975

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