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Styx- Paradise Theater 40th- Tommy Shaw, James Young

If I told you that forty years ago  one of America's top music acts released a concept album that  identified growing cracks in the foundation of our society and presciently predicted everything we find today, who would you guess it was? Bob Dylan? Neil Young? Crosby Stills and Nash? I doubt that Styx would come to mind to many, but that is precisely what "Paradise Theater"  was, part lament, part warning. Current members Tommy Shaw, JY, & Lawrence Gowan all weigh in as does ex-member Dennis DeYoung on "Paradise Theater" 's fortieth anniversary.

Styx- Paradise Theater 40th Anniversary- Tommy Shaw, James Young 1-18

...shipping first week platinum sales in January 1981 because of "Rockin' the Paradise", "Too Much Time on My Hands","Snowblind". and "The Best of Times". Tommy is joined by current compadre James "JY" Young and Styx co-founder, former singer and keyboard player Dennis DeYoung for front row seats at the Paradise Theater  40th anniversary the week of January 18