Australian singles charts:
Does Anybody Really Know What Time it Is? entered the Kent charts on 18 January 1971 and peaked at #35.
The song is on Chicago Transit Authority which entered the Kent album charts on 27 September 1969 and peaked at #10.
Chicago singer and keyboard player Robert Lamm wrote this song and sang lead. He explained on The Chris Isaak Hour: “I was a teenager walking down the street in Brooklyn, New York where I grew up. I walked by a movie theatre and there was an usher standing outside taking a cigarette break. I said to him, ‘Hey man, what time is it?’ and he said, ‘Does anybody really know what time it is?’ I remembered that when I was trying to write this sort of Beatle-esque shuffle and just explore the idea of ‘Does anybody really know what time it is?'”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/chicago/does-anybody-really-know-what-time-it-is
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