Todd Rundgren launched his career in 1967 with his band the Nazz. From there he headed out on a music journey that touched on a diverse and eclectic range of recordings in several band configurations including Runt and Utopia. Throughout his career Todd's also been a sought after record producer having worked with The Band, Badfinger, New York Dolls, Grand Funk Railroad and Hall & Oates - just to name a few. On our May of 2017 interview, award-winning program director Ray White talks with Todd about several of his early career highlights and his latest album - White Knight. In our "Spotlight" segment, we feature Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, Cheap Trick. Their latest project is titled, We're All Alright! Learn more about the latest from many of your favorite 'classic" rock and pop bands at http://www.classicartiststoday.com
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.