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CIRCA 1977: Chuck Panozzo, Tommy Shaw, Dennis De Young, John Panozzo, James Young of the rock quintet "Styx" pose for a portrait in circa 1977. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Inside the classic pre-Tommy Shaw moment that predicted everything for Styx

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.

Dennis DeYoung says ‘Glee’ finally got Styx’s ‘Come Sail Away’ right: ‘This song is not easy to sing’

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.”

Dennis DeYoung says Journey and Foreigner owe it all to Styx: ‘That’s a No. 1’

Dennis DeYoung says Journey and Foreigner owe it all to Styx: ‘That’s a No. 1’

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.

Dennis DeYoung offers a sharp rebuke to Styx’s latest Hall of Fame snub: ‘To each his own’

Dennis DeYoung offers a sharp rebuke to Styx’s latest Hall of Fame snub: ‘To each his own’

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’

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 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.

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

One Track Mind: Dennis DeYoung, “Lorelei” from Music of Styx: Live in Los Angeles (2014)

Unbent by the years, DeYoung reclaims one of his best early Styx songs.

Deep Cuts: Styx’s ‘Midnight Ride,’ ‘Shooz,’ ‘Queen of Spades,’ others

Deep Cuts: Styx’s ‘Midnight Ride,’ ‘Shooz,’ ‘Queen of Spades,’ others

Although remembered for pop hits like “Come Sail Away” and “Babe,” Styx began as the Midwestern answer to Yes or King Crimson.

‘There’s always an ongoing debate’: Lawrence Gowan sticks up for the current edition of Styx

‘There’s always an ongoing debate’: Lawrence Gowan sticks up for the current edition of Styx

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.

‘Nonsense from the beginning’: Dennis DeYoung furiously debates whether Styx is ‘corporate rock’

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.