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‘We just don’t do that song’: Ricky Phillips wants Styx to dig deep for classic track

‘We just don’t do that song’: Ricky Phillips wants Styx to dig deep for classic track

Ricky Phillips has been lobbying for a classic Styx song since his arrival in the band in 2003, and yet he says the dynamics of creating a concert setlist haven’t allowed them to bring it back.

Journey’s Jonathan Cain might sit in with his former band, the newly reunited Babys

Journey’s Jonathan Cain might sit in with his former band, the newly reunited Babys

The Babys are continuing without former breakout stars John Waite and Jonathan Cain, both later members of Bad English. But they’ve received an unfettered endorsement from Waite, and Cain has been active behind the scenes.

One Track Mind: John Waite on “Missing You,” “Mr. Wonderful,” “When I See You Smile,” others

One Track Mind: John Waite on “Missing You,” “Mr. Wonderful,” “When I See You Smile,” others

Turns out, one of John Waite’s best-known songs was recorded simply as a favor, while another was made up largely on the spot — complete with an overt reference to his time in the Babys.

Something Else! Interview: John Waite on his new live set, the Babys, Bad English and going happily solo

Something Else! Interview: John Waite on his new live set, the Babys, Bad English and going happily solo

John Waite’s scorching just-released concert souvenir Live: All Access gives us a chance to talk about past successes — from the Babys and Bad English to his newest studio effort, the aptly named Rough and Tumble

One Track Mind: The Babys, “Not Ready to Say Goodbye” (2013)

One Track Mind: The Babys, “Not Ready to Say Goodbye” (2013)

In as much as they don’t have people like John Waite, Jonathan Cain and Ricky Phillips in the band anymore, the Babys sound almost exactly like they once did on an aptly named new single “Not Ready to Say Goodbye.”

'Party every night, and getting paid pretty well': Styx, Ricky Phillips showing no signs of slowing down

Though Ricky Phillips is only nine years into his current stint as bassist with Styx, he’s actually a rock music veteran who was part of both the respected late-1970s group the Babys as well as 1980s hitmakers Bad English.

Forgotten series: The Babys – Anthology (2000)

Backed by pounds of promotion, the Babys were primed for world domination. Formed in 1975, the London, England-based band really did have a lot going for them.

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