cetera

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. His third album, titled One More Story, yielded “One Good Woman,” which rose to #1 on the adult contemporary charts. On 1992’s World Falling Down, “Restless Heart” stayed at #1 for ten weeks; the album also features a hugely popular duet with Chaka Khan, “Feels Like Heaven,” and the top five hit “Even a Fool Can See.”

Cetera released his fifth album, One Clear Voice, and the first single, “Forever Tonight,” is skyrocketing up the charts. The single features Cetera with Crystal Bernard of NBC’s hit series “Wings.” Other highlights include pairings with country star Ronna Reeves and “The Lucky Ones,” which features the background vocals of his daughter Claire.

Discography

The Very Best

Warner Bros 2017

Tracks: On The Line, Glory Of Love, Daddy´s Girl, Stay With Me, The Next Time I Fall, Big Mistake, Only Love Knows Why, One Good Woman, Best Of Time, After All, Save Me, Even A Fool Can See, Feels Like Heaven & Restless Heart.

Musicians on the Very Best of Peter Cetera album: Peter Cetera.

The Number Ones

Mundo Records 2010

Tracks: Restless Heart, If You Leave Me Now (New Version), The Next Time I Fall (featuring Amy Grant), Do You Love Me That Much, Feels Like Heaven (featuring Chaka Khan), You’re the Inspiration (New Version), I Wasn’t the One (Who Said Goodbye) – (featuring Agnetha Fältskog), She Doesn’t Need Me Anymore, Glory of Love (Theme from The Karate Kid, Pt. II), Baby What a Big Surprise (New Version), (I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight – (featuring Crystal Bernard), After All (featuring Cher), S.O.S. (featuring Ronna Reeves), No Explanation (Theme from Pretty Woman) & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the Live In Salt Lake City album: Peter Cetera and others.

Glory Of Love

Pegasus Entertainment 2005

Tracks: Cetera Overture, No Explanation, Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Feels Like Heaven, Even A Fool Can See, Remember The Feeling, One Good Woman, Next Time I Fall, You’re The Inspiration, 25 Or 6 To 4 & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the Glory Of Love album: Peter Cetera and others.

Live In Salt Lake City

Twin Pack Music 2005

Tracks: No Explanation, Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Feels Like Heaven, Even A Fool Can See, Remember The Feeling, One Good Woman, Next Time I Fall, You’re The Inspiration, 25 Or 6 To 4 & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the Live In Salt Lake City album: Peter Cetera, Salt Lake City Symphony Orchestra and others.

Greatest Hits

A Play Collection 2005

Tracks: Cetera Overture: Questions 67 & 68, After All, If You Leave Me Now, Glory Of Love, Baby What A Big Surprise, Get Away, No Explanation, Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Feels Like Heaven, Even A Fool Can See, Remember The Feeling, One Good Woman, Next Time I Fall, You’re The Inspiration, 25 Or 6 To 4 & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the Live In Salt Lake City album: Peter Cetera and others.

Live

St. Clair Entertainment Group 2005

Tracks: Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Even A Fool Can See, Remember The Feeling, Next Time I Fall & You’re The Inspiration.

Musicians on the The Best Of Peter Cetera Live album: Peter Cetera, Salt Lake City Symphony Orchestra and others.

Faithfully

Intersound 2005

Tracks: Faithfully, (I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight, One Clear Voice, SOS, The End Of Camelot, Apple Of Your Daddy´s Eye, Wanna Be There, Happy Man, The Lucky Ones, And I Think Of You & Still Getting Over You.

Musicians on the Faithfully album: Peter Cetera, Dann Huff, Brent Rowan, Marc Beeson, Kevin Kronin, Andy Hill, Bruce Gaitsch, Willie Weeks, Gary Lunn, Jeffrey C.J. Vanston, Michael Rhodes, Pino Palladino, Paul Franklin, Randy Waldman, Rick Holbrook, Tim Truman, James Newton Howard, John Hobbs, Pat Coil, Eddie Bayers, Paul Leim, Graham Broad, Tom Sucherman, Claude Gaudette, Paulinho Da Costa, Dana Glover, Dan Higgins, Chuck Jones, Pam Rose, Johnny Rutledge, Bob Bowker, Rob Trow, Cheryl Wilson, Yvonne Gage, Crystal Bernard, Robin Robinson, Josie Warner, Stevie Robinson, Steve Grissette, Claire Cetera, Jeff Morrow, Keithen Carter, Tom Griffin, Ronna Reeves & Tony Ransom.

Miami Live

Blaze Music 2004

Tracks: Remember The Feeling, 25 Or 6 To 4, You’re The Inspiration, Feels Like Heaven, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Next Time I Fall, Baby What A Big Surprise, If You Leave Me Now, Glory Of Love, Even A Fool Can See, One Good Woman, After All, Restless Heart & No Explanation.

Musicians on the Peter Cetera album: Peter Cetera and others.

Peter Cetera

EQ Music 2004

Tracks: Faithfully, (I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight, One Clear Voice, Wanna Be There, The End Of Camelot, Still Getting Over You, SOS, The Lucky Ones, And I Think Of You, Apple Of Your Daddy´s Eye & Happy Man.

Musicians on the Peter Cetera album: Peter Cetera, Dann Huff, Brent Rowan, Marc Beeson, Kevin Kronin, Andy Hill, Bruce Gaitsch, Willie Weeks, Gary Lunn, Jeffrey C.J. Vanston, Michael Rhodes, Pino Palladino, Paul Franklin, Randy Waldman, Rick Holbrook, Tim Truman, James Newton Howard, John Hobbs, Pat Coil, Eddie Bayers, Paul Leim, Graham Broad, Tom Sucherman, Claude Gaudette, Paulinho Da Costa, Dana Glover, Dan Higgins, Chuck Jones, Pam Rose, Johnny Rutledge, Bob Bowker, Rob Trow, Cheryl Wilson, Yvonne Gage, Crystal Bernard, Robin Robinson, Josie Warner, Stevie Robinson, Steve Grissette, Claire Cetera, Jeff Morrow, Keithen Carter, Tom Griffin, Ronna Reeves & Tony Ransom.

You Just Gonna Love Christmas

Viastar Records 2004

Tracks: Let it Snow, Christmas Song, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Blue Christmas, Deck the Halls, I’ll be Home for Christmas, You Just Gotta Love Christmas, Jingle Bells, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Winter Wonderland, Something that Santa Claus Left Behind & Alone for the Holidays.

Musicians on the You Just Gotta Love Christmas album: Peter Cetera, Alison Krauss, Claire Cetera and others.

The Best Of Peter Cetera Live

St. Clair Entertainment Group 2004

Tracks: Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Feels Like Heaven, One Good Woman, Next Time I Fall, You’re The Inspiration & 25 Or 6 To 4.

Musicians on the The Best Of Peter Cetera Live album: Peter Cetera, Salt Lake City Symphony Orchestra and others.

Live In Salt Lake City

EWise Digital Corp. 2004

Tracks: Cetera Overture: After All, If You Leave Me Now, You’re The Inspiration, Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Feels Like Heaven, Even A Fool Can See, Remember The Feeling, One Good Woman, Next Time I Fall, You’re The Inspiration & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the Live In Salt Lake City album: Peter Cetera and others.

Live In Salt Lake City

Brilliant Records 2004

Tracks: Cetera Overture: Questions 67 & 68, After All, If You Leave Me Now, Glory Of Love, Baby What A Big Surprise, Get Away, No Explanation, Baby What A Big Surprise, Glory Of Love, If You Leave Me Now, After All, Restless Heart, Hard To Say I’m Sorry, Feels Like Heaven, Even A Fool Can See, Remember The Feeling, One Good Woman, Next Time I Fall, You’re The Inspiration, 25 Or 6 To 4 & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the Live In Salt Lake City album: Peter Cetera and others.

Greatest Hits

Edel Records 2002

Tracks: If You Leave Me Now (New Version), S.O.S., Baby What A Big Surprise (New Version), Feels Like Heaven, You´re The Inspiration (New Version), (I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight, Do You Love Me That Much, She Doesn´t Need Me Anymore, The End Of Camelot, One Clear Voice, Happy Man, Faithfully, Glory Of Love & Perfect World.

Musicians on the Greatest Hits album: Peter Cetera and others.

Another Perfect World

Edel Records 2001

Tracks: Perfect World, Rain Love, Just Like Love, Feels Like Rain, I´m Coming Home, It´s Only Love, Rule The World, Have A Little Faith, Only Heaven Knows & Whatever Gets You Through.

Musicians on the Another Perfect World album: Peter Cetera, Bruce Gaitsch, Biff Watson, Michael Omartian, Kenny Greenberg, George Marinelli Jr, Jerry McPherson, Jimmie Lee Sloas, Willie Weeks, Chris McHugh, John Hammond, Mark Douthit, Mike Haynes, Chris McDonald, Jeff Bailey, Erik Darken, Chris Rodriguez, Michael Mellett, Gene Miller, Tiffany Palmer, Nicol Smith & Lisa Bevill.

Another Perfect World

Navarre 2001

Tracks: Perfect World, Rain Love, Just Like Love, Feels Like Rain, I´m Coming Home, It´s Only Love, Rule The World, Have A Little Faith, Only Heaven Knows & Whatever Gets You Through.

Musicians on the Another Perfect World album: Peter Cetera, Bruce Gaitsch, Biff Watson, Michael Omartian, Kenny Greenberg, George Marinelli Jr, Jerry McPherson, Jimmie Lee Sloas, Willie Weeks, Chris McHugh, John Hammond, Mark Douthit, Mike Haynes, Chris McDonald, Jeff Bailey, Erik Darken, Chris Rodriguez, Michael Mellett, Gene Miller, Tiffany Palmer, Nicol Smith & Lisa Bevill.

Collection

River North Records 1997

Tracks: If You Leave Me Now, The Next Time I Fall, Do You Love Me That Much, Feels Like Heaven, You´re The Inspiration, I Wasn´t The One (Who Said Goodbye), She Doesn´t Need Me Anymore, Baby What A Big Surprise, (I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight, After All & S.O.S.

Musicians on the You´re The Inspiration album: Peter Cetera and others.

One Clear Voice

River North Records 1995

Tracks: The End Of Camalot, Faithfully, (I Wanna Take) Forever Tonight, Apple Of Your Daddy´s Eye, One Clear Voice, Wanna Be There, The Lucky Ones, Still Getting Over You, S.O.S., And I Think Of You & Happy Man.

Musicians on the One Clear Voice album: Peter Cetera, Andy Hill, Dann Huff, Brent Rowan, Graham Broad, Johnny Rutledge, Bob Bowker, Rob Trow, Willie Weeks, John Hobbs, Claude Gaudette, Eddie Bayers, Pat Coil, Paulinho Da Costa, Chuck Jones, Pam Rose, Crystal Bernard, Paul Franklin, Bruce Gaitsch, Gary Lunn, Randy Waldman, Paul Leim, Dana Glover, Ronn Huff, Jeffrey CJ Vanston, Rick Holbrook, Todd Sucherman, Dan Higgins, Cheryl Wilson, Yvonne Gage, P.C., Marc Beeson, Kevin Kronin, Robin Robinson, Josie Warner, Steve Robinson, Steve Grissette, Michael Rhodes, James Newton Howard, Claire Cetera, Jeff Morrow, Keithen Carter, Tom Griffin, Tony Ransom, Ronna Reeves & Tim Truman.

World Falling Down

Warner Bros. 1992

Tracks: Restless Heart, Even A Fool Can See, Feels Like Heaven, Wild Ways, World Falling Down, Man In Me, Where There´s No Tomorrow, The Last Place God Made, Dip Your Wings & Have You Ever Been In Love.

Musicians on the World Falling Down album: Peter Cetera, Andy Hill, Janey Clewer, Edie Lehmann, Bobbi Page, Mark Goldenberg, Robbie Buchanan, Simon Franglen, John Robinson, Jimmy Johnson, Jerry Hey, Gary Grant, Bill Reichenbach, Chaka Khan, Peter Vettesse, Jeffrey CJ Vanston, Tim Pierce, Graham Broad, Pino Palladino, Chris Mostert, Tal Bergman, Keith Airey, Bill Champlin, Tamara Champlin, Kenny Cetera, Tal Bergman, Joseph Williams, David Foster, Claude Gaudette & Michael Thompson.

One More Story

Warner Bros. 1988

Tracks: Best Of Times, One Good Woman, Peace Of Mind, Heaven Help This Lonely Man, Save Me, Holding Out, Body Language (There In The Dark), You Never Listen To Me, Scheherazade & One More Story.

Musicians on the One More Story album: Peter Cetera, Patrick Leonard, James Harrah, Dann Huff, Jonathan Moffett, Paulinho Da Costa, Siedah Garrett, Niki Harris, Kenny Cetera, John Robinson, Jody Cortez, James Dann, Jerry Watts Jr, Bonnie Raitt, Ron Wagner, Richard Sterban, David Williams, David Gilmour, Guy Pratt, Richard Garneau, Tris Imboden & Bruce Gaitsch.

Solitude/Solitaire

Warner Bros. 1986

Tracks: Big Mistake, They Don´t Make ´Em Like They Used To, Glory Of Love, Queen Of The Masquerade Ball, Daddy´s Girl, The Next Time I Fall, Wake Up To Love, Solitude/Solitaire & Only Love Knows Why.

Musicians on the Solitude/Solitaire album: Peter Cetera, Michael Omartian, Dann Huff, Ray Parker Jr, Paul Leim, Chester Thompson, Jeff Porcaro, Kenny Cetera, Amy Grant, Erich Bulling, Will Alexander & Steve Azbill.

Peter Cetera

Warner Bros. 1981

Tracks: Livin´ In The Limelight, I Can Feel It, How Many Times, Holy Moly, Mona Mona, On The Line, Not Afraid To Cry, Evil Eye, Practical Man & Ivy Covered Walls.

Musicians on the Peter Cetera album: Peter Cetera, Steve Lukather, Craig Huff, Michael Botts, Michael Boddicker, Chris Pinnick, Carl Wilson, Ricky Fataar, Mark Williams, Rich Eames, David Wolinski, Tommy Morgan, Gary Herbig, Josh Leo, Kenny Edwards, Bob Glaud, Craig Doerge, Mark Goldenberg, Roland Vazquez & Carli Munoz.

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