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Last Man Standing: Legendary Chi-Lites: Featuring Marshall Thompson Dane Ladwig

Last Man Standing: Legendary Chi-Lites: Featuring Marshall Thompson

Dane Ladwig

Published September 29th 2014
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The legendary Chi-Lites formed in 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, with the soulful blues melodies of the bands leader, Marshall Thompson, lead singer and song writer Eugene Record, Robert Squirrel Lester and Creadel Red Jones. Known first in theMoreThe legendary Chi-Lites formed in 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, with the soulful blues melodies of the bands leader, Marshall Thompson, lead singer and song writer Eugene Record, Robert Squirrel Lester and Creadel Red Jones. Known first in the early 60s as the Hi-Lites, they change the name to the Chi-Lites in 1964 to pay tribute to their hometown - Chicago. Sweeping the nation with #1 hits, Oh Girl and Have You Seen Her, the Chi-Lites became an instant sensation on the R&B, Pop and Soul charts.Marshall Thompson, The Last Man Standing, tells his personal story from childhood to the bands origination, its rise to fame, and the many struggles along the way. With the good times, came the misery, recalls Marshall. Losing a member of the band, his best friend, and beloved wife in a terrible automobile accident. This is the story of the personal side of a man who sang about love, romance, and dreams. It will have out laughing one moment and tear at your heartstrings the next.Last Man Standing, like the songs the legendary Chi-Lites delivered, will keep your pulse beating from the first rhythmic verse until the final note.