Articles for tag: Brian May, Dancing Queen, Flogging Molly, Styx

Karla News

Songs with Queen in the Title

I recently bought the “Styx: Caught in the Act” DVD from a sale at a department store. The videos took me back to the 80s, enjoying songs I had not heard in twenty years. The nostalgia so overtook me that I searched my old albums still stored in my parents’ basement. I selected a few ...

Karla News

“Cyclorama” One of Styx’s Best Post-Kilroy Releases

The rock band Styx is like a bottle of fine wine: they simply get better with age, not just when it comes to performing live on stage, but also when it comes to recording new music. “Cyclorama”, a 2003 CD release, launches Styx into the future far from its top of the chart heyday songs ...

Karla News

Top 100 Songs of the ’70s You Should Own

I have collected my share of music over the ears. For 24, I have a reasonably open mind as far as the different types of music I like to listen to. I have my reasons, methods, and favorites. But let me tell you how it all started. If you stay up late watching the tube, ...

Karla News

Top 10 Songs by Styx

I’m not going to bore my readers with a biography on Styx, that little band from Chicago that became a phenomenon in the 1980s. No. This is a top ten list with some of classic rock’s greatest hits. These songs have touched my heart a lot over the years. My mother, god rest her, she ...

Karla News

Backmasking: Secret Messages in Music

As a teenager, every Halloween night I would look forward to a local radio station doing a one hour special on backmasking in Classic Rock music. With creepy background music, the Disc Jockey would play excerpts from song played backwards on their turntables. Bands that were sampled were familiar music icons such as Led Zeppelin, ...