Peter Cetera

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Born: September 13, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He was a member of Chicago from 1967 to 1985.
Bass player and singer.

The former voice of Chicago

As the lead singer and bassist of Chicago, Cetera wrote some of the biggest hits of the rock and pop music era including “If You Leave Me Now,” “Baby, What a Big Surprise,” “You’re the Inspiration,” “Stay the Night,” “Feeling Stronger Every Day” and “Hard To Say I’m Sorry.” Of their 17 albums, three went platinum, nearly all of them went gold and their first four appeared on the best-seller list all at one time. At one point “If You Leave Me Now” was the #1 song in both the U.S. and Britain.

After a successful run with the group, mutual musical differences led to a parting of the ways. Cetera then realized a life-long ambition and launched his career as a solo artist. He won immense popularity and critical praise with his solo album, Solitude/Solitaire, which has the unmistakeable sound and romantic intensity he has been polishing his entire career. The first single released from that album, “Glory of Love,” hit the #1 spot on the charts. The song was written as the theme for “The Karate Kid, Part II,” and garnered both a Grammy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination, and brought him the honor of performing at the Academy Awards ceremony. Another Grammy Award nominee and #1 hit from that album, “The Next Time I Fall” a duet with popular Christian singer Amy Grant, set the precedent for his surprising pairings with top-notch female vocalists.

The hits have continued on his subsequent albums.
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KCWEA-2917 Peter Cetera - Peter Cetera album art Peter Cetera Peter Cetera (Album) Full Moon, Warner Bros. Records KCWEA-2917 Venezuela 1981 Sell This Version
CASS. 80083 Peter Cetera - Solitude / Solitaire album art Peter Cetera Solitude / Solitaire (Album) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon CASS. 80083 Ecuador 1986 Sell This Version
925 704-4, W0117-8 Peter Cetera - One More Story album art Peter Cetera One More Story (Album) Full Moon, Warner Bros. Records 925 704-4, W0117-8 Indonesia 1988 Sell This Version
9 26894-4, 4-26894 Peter Cetera - World Falling Down album art Peter Cetera World Falling Down (Album) Warner Bros. Records 9 26894-4, 4-26894 US 1992 Sell This Version
CGC 1110 CRC, CGC 1110 Peter Cetera - One Clear Voice album art Peter Cetera One Clear Voice (Album) River North Records CGC 1110 CRC, CGC 1110 Canada 1995 Sell This Version
2094-2 Peter Cetera - Another Perfect World album art Peter Cetera Another Perfect World (Album) DDE Music, Navarre Corporation 2094-2 Brazil 2001 Sell This Version
VIA0412 Peter Cetera - You Just Gotta Love Christmas album art Peter Cetera You Just Gotta Love Christmas (Album) Viastar Records VIA0412 US 2004 Sell This Version
BT 33092 Peter Cetera - Live In Salt Lake City album art Peter Cetera And Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Arnie Roth Peter Cetera And Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Arnie Roth - Live In Salt Lake City (Album, Comp) Brilliant BT 33092 UK 2004 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

PRO 50052 Peter Cetera - On The Line album art Peter Cetera On The Line (Single) Full Moon PRO 50052 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
FMS49885 Peter Cetera - Livin In The Limelight album art Peter Cetera Livin In The Limelight (Single) Full Moon FMS49885 US 1981 Sell This Version
928 507-7 Peter Cetera - Big Mistake album art Peter Cetera Big Mistake (Single) Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon 928 507-7 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
7-28597 Peter Cetera - The Next Time I Fall album art Peter Cetera The Next Time I Fall (Single, Maxi) Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon 7-28597 Panama 1986 Sell This Version
92 8662-7 Peter Cetera - Glory Of Love album art Peter Cetera Glory Of Love (Single) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records 92 8662-7 Italy 1986 Sell This Version
DFW 058 Peter Cetera - Es La Forma En Que Lo Usas / La Proxima Vez Que Me Enamore album art Eric Clapton / Peter Cetera Con Amy Grant Eric Clapton / Peter Cetera Con Amy Grant - Es La Forma En Que Lo Usas / La Proxima Vez Que Me Enamore(7", Promo) Warner Bros. Records DFW 058 Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
DFW 071 A, DFW 071 B Peter Cetera - La Próxima Vez Que Me Enamore  / Grita Lobo album art Peter Cetera / a-ha Peter Cetera / a-ha - La Próxima Vez Que Me Enamore / Grita Lobo(7", Single, Promo) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records DFW 071 A, DFW 071 B Argentina 1986 Sell This Version
P-2301 Peter Cetera - Stay With Me album art Peter Cetera Stay With Me (Single) Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon P-2301 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
7-89145 Peter Cetera - I Wasn't The One (Who Said Goodbye) album art Agnetha Fältskog And Peter Cetera Agnetha Fältskog And Peter Cetera - I Wasn't The One (Who Said Goodbye) (Single) WEA 7-89145 US 1987 Sell This Version
P-2252 Peter Cetera - Only Love Knows Why album art Peter Cetera = ピーター・セテラ* Peter Cetera = ピーター・セテラ* - Only Love Knows Why (Single) Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon P-2252 Japan 1987 Sell This Version
7-27563 Peter Cetera - Holding Out album art Peter Cetera Holding Out (Single) Warner Bros. Records 7-27563 US 1988 Sell This Version
10P3-6005 Peter Cetera - One Good Woman album art Peter Cetera One Good Woman (Single) Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon 10P3-6005 Japan 1988 Sell This Version
2-27712 Peter Cetera - Best Of Times album art Peter Cetera Best Of Times (Single, EP) Warner Bros. Records, Full Moon 2-27712 US 1988 Sell This Version
PRO-A-3216 Peter Cetera - You Never Listen To Me album art Peter Cetera Featuring David Gilmour Peter Cetera Featuring David Gilmour - You Never Listen To Me(12", Single, Promo) Warner Bros. Records PRO-A-3216 US 1988 Sell This Version
7-27529 Peter Cetera - After All (Love Theme From Chances Are) album art Cher And Peter Cetera Cher And Peter Cetera - After All (Love Theme From Chances Are) (Single, Maxi) Geffen Records, Geffen Records 7-27529 Australia 1989 Sell This Version
PROMO 366 Peter Cetera - After All / Pas Envie D'Expliquer album art Cher And Peter Cetera / A Caus' Des Garçons Cher And Peter Cetera / A Caus' Des Garçons - After All / Pas Envie D'Expliquer(7", Jukebox) Geffen Records, WEA PROMO 366 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
YPS-049 Peter Cetera - Superwoman / After All album art Karyn White / Peter Cetera With Cher Karyn White / Peter Cetera With Cher - Superwoman / After All(7", Promo) Warner Bros. Records YPS-049 Japan 1989 Sell This Version

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jamesjazzy

September 15, 2019
edited about 1 year ago
For the umteempth time people! Peter Cetera was not an original member of Chicago. Down Beat Magazine October 29, 1970 issue states on page 12: " Bob Lamb compensated for the lack of a bassist by playing pedals on the organ. He was able to give his feet a rest when Pete Cetera joined the group" You can't look at the releases yes he was on their 1st album but they were a band before their 1st album. Also the band's original name was "The Big Thing" according to the article. I erased the previous dialogue because it got nasty with people insisting he was an original member so let’s start over everyone. Just because a musician is on their first album does not mean they’re original member....

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