Another Rainy Day in New York City

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"Another Rainy Day in New York City"
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Single by Chicago
from the album Chicago X
B-side"Hope for Love"
ReleasedJune 1976
GenreCalypso, rock, jazz fusion
Songwriter(s)Robert Lamm
Producer(s)James William Guercio
Chicago singles chronology
"Brand New Love Affair"
"Another Rainy Day in New York City"
"If You Leave Me Now"

"Another Rainy Day in New York City" is a song written by Robert Lamm for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago X (1976). Described as "the only typical Chicago cut on the album[:] upbeat and light with good blending of lead vocal by [Peter] Cetera",[1] the track would be the album's lead single but was largely passed over for radio airplay in favor of the album cut "If You Leave Me Now".[2] Rush-released as a single, "If You Leave Me Now" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 of 14 August 1976 at #60 - on its way to #1 - and immediately eclipsed "Another Rainy Day..." which on the same chart fell to #46 from its #32 peak. "Another Rainy Day..." would reach #2 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.[3]


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  1. ^ Santa Ana Register 15 July 1976 "Chicago's Latest Says Something Different" by Leslie Ann Ryan p.D8
  2. ^ Record World Vol 33 #1530 (23 October 1976) "Chicago Scores First #1 Single" by Barry Taylor p.4
  3. ^ "Chicago Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-08-17.

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