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The Chi-Lites are an American R&B vocal quartet from Chicago, IL who rose to fame during the 1970s. The group was formed at Hyde Park High School in the 1950s as the Chanteurs, and consisted of Eugene Record, Robert “Squirrel” Lester and Clarence Johnson. They teamed up with Marshall Thompson and Creadel “Red” Jones of the Desideros to form the Hi-Lites. After discovering that the name Hi-Lites was in use, the group changed it’s name to the Chi-Lites as a tribute to their hometown in 1964. Clarence Johnson left the group later that year. Eugene Record was the group’s principle songwriter and lead singer, although he collaborated with others, including Barbara Acklin. The group broke through in 1971 and 1972 with the hits “Have You Seen Her” and “Oh Girl”, the latter becoming a #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 on May 27, 1972. They also scored with the hits “A Lonely Man”, “Toby”, “A Letter To Myself” and “(For God’s Sake) Give More Power To The People.” The Chi-Lites went through several personnel changes over several decades, yet continued to chart with such singles as “Hot On A Thing Called Love” and “Bottom’s Up.” Eugene Record died on July 22, 2005, Robert “Squirrel” Lester died on January 21, 2010 and Creadel “Red” Jones died on August 25, 1994. Marshall Thompson is the only surviving member of the original quartet.