Daily Archives: July 6, 2020

Core Curriculum: Styx

Today I would like to begin my core curriculum series by looking at the music of Styx and pondering what songs of theirs are part of their core material that need to be understood if one wants to figure out … Continue reading

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Album Review: Classics: Volume 15

Classics:  Volume 15, by Styx As someone who is by no means unfamiliar with the music of Styx and especially their greatest hits compilations, this particular cd is a compilation that the band’s second label, A&M Records, put together for … Continue reading

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Album Review: Best Of Styx

Best Of Styx, by Styx It sometimes happens, as is the case here, where a band toils in relative obscurity for some years, building up their craft and developing themselves, in a minor label with minimal popular success and then … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Best Of Styx: The Millennium Collection

The Best Of Styx:  The Millennium Collection, by Styx As is the case with many legacy rock & roll acts who first became big in the 1970’s or 1980’s, Styx has a lot of best of compilations, and I chose … Continue reading

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