Chicago: Feelin’ Stronger Every Day

Here’s a great clip from “Chicago In The Rockies,” featuring the band performing “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day.”

Peter Cetera co-wrote the tune with trombonist James Pankow, and the story behind the tune is pretty cool, via Wikipedia:

“Cetera himself recalled, ‘I can remember the exact beginnings of that one… We were at the Akron Rubber Bowl in Akron, Ohio, an outdoor gig that was delayed a bit because of rain, and so, we got there our normal hour and a half before the gig, and we’re sitting around, and we were told we’re gonna hold for at least an hour, and I heard Jimmy [Pankow] in the other room playing the actual beginning of that song… and I said, ‘What is that?’ and he went, ‘Oh, I don’t know, I’m just messing around.’… I went and got my bass, and we sat there and played around with it, and a few weeks later, after we got off the road, I went to his house, and we wrote ‘Feelin’ Stronger Every Day.'”

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  1. Sharon Turner

    I’m in my 60s and I am stuck on them I remember the songs when I was a teenager but never saw them perform! Wow as they say in our day I CAN DIG IT
    Sharon from NC

  2. Patty Spakoski

    I fell.in love with them when I was in the 3rd grade. See them when they are in town. They are always my first choice in music!

  3. im almost 63.. #WarrenProject and was lucky enough to see these guys in March of 1975… They were at their peak.. I would like to think its nostalgia… but reality shows that our music back then is so much better than what they have now..