This Dennis DeYoung-led track illustrates all that Styx aspired to on the way to becoming one of the biggest late-1970s arena rock bands.
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Dennis DeYoung says ‘Glee’ finally got Styx’s ‘Come Sail Away’ right: ‘This song is not easy to sing’
Dennis DeYoung says, after years of failed attempts by others, ‘Glee’ nailed it with their rousing recent rendition of Styx’s “Come Sail Away.”
When Styx’s “Babe” went to No. 1 at the close of the 1970s, Dennis DeYoung says his former band wasn’t the only one that was changed forever.
Styx, once again, isn’t part of a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction class. Not that it surprises co-founder Dennis DeYoung.
Dennis DeYoung opens up about his hearing problem: ‘I’ve never heard any rock performance I have ever done’
He can joke about it now, and does. But Dennis DeYoung admits his hearing has never been the same since a sudden mishap.
Dennis DeYoung reveals his one regret about the Styx retrospective Live in Los Angeles: ‘I chicken-sh*tted out’
‘Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles’ worked as a career-spanning concert retrospective, but something was missing.
Unbent by the years, DeYoung reclaims one of his best early Styx songs.
Although remembered for pop hits like “Come Sail Away” and “Babe,” Styx began as the Midwestern answer to Yes or King Crimson.
Though it’s been 15 years since Lawrence Gowan took over as frontman with Styx, he’s aware that arguments continue over how the current version of the group matches up against the Dennis DeYoung-led edition.
Corporate rock? Who you calling corporate rock? Styx co-founder Dennis DeYoung, speaking to In the Studio, fires back at the old pejorative hurled Styx’s way after they began racking up platinum sales in the late 1970s.