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(I've Been) Searchin' So Long

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(I've Been) Searchin' So Long

"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long"
Single by Chicago
from the album Chicago VII
B-side "Byblos"
Released February 1974
Format 7" single
Genre Rock
Length 4:29
4:19 (7" version)
Label Columbia
Writer(s) James Pankow
Producer(s) James William Guercio
Chicago singles chronology
"Just You 'N' Me"
"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long"
"Call on Me"

"(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.[1]

Foreshadowing the two lead vocals that Pankow would later do, this song features his first credited backing vocals.


Additional Personnel
  • David J. Wolinski – ARP synthesizer
  • Laudir DeOliveira – congas
  • Jimmy Haskell – strings


  1. ^ "Chicago Awards".  

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