The song, "I'd Rather Be Rich" was written by Robert Lamm (keyboards,vocals) and appears on the Chicago XIV (13) album.


Chicago seemed to embrace the definition of success with the song, "I'd Rather Be Rich". When Robert Lamm wrote this song he adopted the theory that you'll be fine if you have enough money, honestly everything would be fine if that were the case.

The song appears on 'Chicago XIV' came out in 1975.

"I'd rather be rich, the truth of cash is tragic,

The system's a bitch, but money works like magic."

(Unfortunately No video to be found on this song.)