Light Up
by Styx

Songfacts®:

  • This song was originally written as an ode to The Beatles with the line, "I remember it was '65 when I saw the band." However, when Styx was hired to play a pot festival they re-wrote the lyrics to be about smoking marijuana. The song fades with the chanting chorus "smoke pot" and the sounds of "toking" on a joint. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mike - Mountlake Terrace, WA
  • This was written and sung by Styx keyboard player Dennis DeYoung.

Comments: 1

  • Jim from Jerome, IdSorry to tell you this, but "I remember it was '65 when I saw the band." was NOT in the song for "Light UP". If you are a STYX fan you should know this
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