(I've Been) Searchin' So Long

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"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long"
Single by Chicago
from the album Chicago VII
B-side "Byblos"
Released February 1974
Format 7" single
Genre Rock
Length 4:29
4:19 (7" version)
Label Columbia
Writer(s) James Pankow
Producer(s) James William Guercio
Chicago singles chronology
"Just You 'N' Me"
(1973)
"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long"
(1974)
"Call on Me"
(1974)

"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long" is a song written by James Pankow for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago VII (1974). The first single released from that album, it reached number 9 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[1]

Foreshadowing the two lead vocals that Pankow would later do, this song features his first credited backing vocals.

Personnel[edit]

Additional Personnel
  • David J. Wolinski – ARP synthesizer
  • Laudir DeOliveira – congas
  • Jimmy Haskell – strings

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chicago Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-17.