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Styx-Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary-Tommy Shaw,James Young,Lawrence Gowan

Styx "Grand Illusion" 40th anniversary with Tommy Shaw, James Young, Lawrence Gowan, co-founder & former member Dennis DeYoung

Styx- Come Sail Away- Las Vegas 7-25-14

Honestly I cannot think of a consistently better live band, which has such stunning live audio/ video production, than our buddies Styx, as evidenced here with "Come Sail Away" from their CD/ DVD/Blu Ray Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas.…

Tommy Shaw-Renegade-Denver 1992 with Damn Yankees

With Styx "Renegade" as their theme song, the Pittsburgh Steelers invited the band to sing the National Anthem before kick off of their Sunday Night Football nationally televised game against the Kansas City Chiefs

Shaw Blades- High Enough- Tommy Shaw & Jack Blades Dallas 3-95

The singing, harmonizing half of the separate project Damn Yankees, Tommy Shaw and Jack Blades, also recorded a fine album in March 1995 entitled My Hallucination, and while promoting that effort Tommy and Jack  took their musical comedy act…

Styx Screens Fading American Dreams at Paradise Theater

Over the course of years interviewing the various members of Styx it became apparent that, even while ascending to one of America's most popular bands and selling millions of copies of four consecutive albums between 1977 and 1982, a struggle…

Styx-I Am the Walrus-Oregon 2004

This live performance of  "I Am the Walrus" from Styx on September 11, 2004 is simply stunning, and Styx lead singer/ keyboard player Lawrence Gowan and singer/ guitarist Tommy Shaw explain what it takes to pull off a production piece that…

Styx featuring Tommy Shaw-Crystal Ball- 1981 Memphis

Just for fun I combined Tommy Shaw's exclusive In the Studio 1981 acoustic version of his "Crystal Ball" ( with the extra verse not on the Styx version) with the full Styx band live in concert. -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-styx-crystal-ball.mp3"…

Styx- Pieces of Eight-Tommy Shaw, James"JY" Young

While the facts of history ( music or otherwise) remain constant over the passage of time, it is fascinating how over the years perceptions of those facts sometimes do change, even dramatically, as in the case of Chicagoland favorites Styx.…

Tommy Shaw of Styx-"Crystal Ball" live acoustic Spring 1981

Memphis Spring 1981;with an additional verse not on the album!