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On Tour With Styx This presentation will take you on tour with the greatest band of all time! Presented by: Christian Petersen Activity 13: My Favorite Band or Solo Artist 5/31/11
Come backstage for a brief history of how it all began for Styx Styx is a rock band that has played for many years. The band has had four record labels, Wooden Nickels, A&M, Interscope, Sanctuary, and CMC International. Styx started in 1970 and has continued to play with new members, once old ones left the band. Styx’s two most popular albums are The Grand Illusion album(1977), and the Pieces of Eight album(1978).
Meet the members of Styx Tommy Shaw Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals James “JY” Young Guitar, Vocals Dennis DeYoung Vocals, Keyboardist, Accordion Chuck Panozzo Bass Todd Sucherman Drums
Styx’s Top Selling Albums of All Time Album TitleYear Released Crystal Ball1976 The Grand Illusion1977 Pieces of Eight1978 Paradise Theater1981 Kilroy was Here1983
Biography of Tommy Shaw Tommy Roland Shaw was born September 11, 1953. Tommy currently lives in Montgomery, Alabama. Tommy is a guitar, and mandolin player, plus vocals. Tommy has been in many bands besides Styx, and has had several solo albums throughout his career. One special interest of Tommy’s is that he is fascinated with the Sea of Tranquility on the moon. In several songs he mentions something about it.
My Top Ten Songs by Styx 10. Miss America 9. Crystal Ball 8. Blue Collar Man( Long Nights) 7. Come Sail Away 6. The Grand Illusion 5. Snowblind 4. Fooling Yourself ( The Angry Young Man) 3. Rockin’ the Paradise 2.Renegade
My #1 Favorite Song by Styx is… Too Much Time on My Hands is my favorite Styx song because of the rhythm and lyrics of the song. The band does a great job on the this song. Now, I'm a jet-fuel genius I can solve the world's problems without even trying I got dozens of friends, and the fun never ends Too much time on my hands (T-T-T-T-T-Ticking away) Too much time on my hands