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A Letter to Myself

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Released  March 1973
A Letter to Myself (1973)  Chi-Lites (1973)
Release date  March 1973
Label  Brunswick Records
Length  46:23
Artist  The Chi-Lites
Producer  Eugene Record
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Genres  Soul music, Rhythm and blues
The Chi-Lites albums  A Lonely Man, (For God's Sake) Give More Po, Give It Away, I Like Your Lovin' (Do You Like, Greatest Hits

Write a letter to myself the chi lites

A Letter to Myself is the fifth studio album by American soul group The Chi-Lites, produced and largely written by lead singer Eugene Record. The album was released in 1973 on the Brunswick label.



The first single released from the album was "We Need Order" and the song peaked at #13 on the R&B chart and #61 on Billboard Hot 100. The title track was released as the second single and peaked at #3 on the R&B chart and #33 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was the third of four consecutive Chi-Lites albums to make the R&B top 5 (reaching #4), but has only a moderate critical reputation, with none of the tracks being considered as strong as the highlights on (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People or A Lonely Man.


  • Eugene Record, Marshall Thompson, Robert "Squirrel" Lester, Creadel "Red" Jones – vocals
  • Thomas (Tom Tom) Washington – piano
  • Arthur Hoyle, Raymond Orr, Murray Watson – trumpets
  • Murray Watson, Raymond Orr – flugelhorn
  • Cliff Davis – baritone saxophone, flute, tenor saxophone, alto saxophone
  • Gene Barge – alto saxophone
  • Frank Robinson – tenor saxophone, flute
  • William A. Adkins – tenor saxophone, piccolo
  • Morris Ellis – trombone, bass trombone
  • Ethel Merker, Julia M. Studebaker – French horn
  • Bobby Christian, Floyd Morris – marimba, tympani, orchestra bells
  • Floyd Morris – cello
  • Sol Bobrov, Elliot Golab, Edward Green, Gerasim Warutian, Frank Borgognone, Roger Moulton, Johnny Frigo – violins
  • Carl Fruh, Roger Malitz, Emil Mittermann – viola
  • Eugene Record – electric bass, organ, electric guitar
  • William Robinson – electric bass
  • Rufus Reid – upright bass
  • Cy Touff – harmonica
  • Danny Reid – electric guitar
  • Ron Steele – acoustic guitar
  • Quinton Joseph – drums
  • Production

  • Eugene Record – producer
  • Thomas (Tom Tom) Washington – arranger, conductor, associate producer
  • Bruce Swedien – audio engineer, associate producer
  • Quinton Joseph – associate producer, director
  • Willie Henderson – director
  • William Sanders – arranger
  • Charts



    1A Letter to Myself5:38
    2Too Late to Turn Back Now4:34
    3Just Two Teenage Kids6:06


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