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(I've Been) Searchin' So Long

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B-side  "Byblos"
Format  7" single
Length  4:294:19 (7" version)
Released  February 1974
Genre  Rock
Label  Columbia

"(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. It also hit number 8 on the Adult Contemporary chart. In Canada, the song peaked as high as number 5.


  • Peter Cetera – bass, fretless bass, lead vocals
  • Robert Lamm – Fender Rhodes electric piano, Minimoog synthesizer, background vocals
  • Terry Kath – phased/fuzzed wah-wah electric guitar, background vocals
  • Danny Seraphine – drums
  • Lee Loughnane – trumpet, background vocals
  • James Pankow – trombone, percussion, background vocals
  • Walter Parazaider – tenor saxophone
  • Additional Personnel
  • David J. Wolinski – ARP synthesizer
  • Laudir de Oliveira – congas
  • Jimmie Haskell – strings
  • References

    (I've Been) Searchin' So Long Wikipedia