Formed in 1972 in Chicago, Styx has had 4 consecutive multi-platinum albums as well as 16 Top 40 singles, 8 of which landed in the Top 10. After releasing six albums, their seventh - The Grand Illusion, launched the band towards superstar status. Founding members James Young and Chuck Panozzo carry the flame for the band today and just released their latest concept album - The Mission. Award winning program director, Ray White, is joined by long time Styx bassist, Ricky Phillips, in this June of 2010 interview. Ricky was a founding member of the supergroup Bad English and also played with The Babys, before joining Styx in 2003. In our "Spotlight" segment, we feature a 1990 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee as a member of The Kinks - Ray Davies. His latest solo album is titled Americana which compliments a DVD and book of the same name. His backing band on this release is The Jayhawks - an alt-country/country rock band which formed back in the mid 1980's.