Matthew from Richmond, Vamy best friend - the best man at my wedding - died recently way too young. I've felt numb the past couple of days. We were both Styx fans and listening to this song finally brought the emotions out of me. "Heaven help me I miss my friend" .. so true.
Eric from Mentor, OhPerhaps the last great song to feature the classic harmonies of Dennis, Tommy and JY. Truly haunting.
Mia from Syracuse, NyThis is a very heart felt song that Tommy wrote about John Panazzo, his dear friend and former drummer of Styx. They were real close friends. Tommy has said that it brings teas to his eyes every time he plays it and that it took a while to record it because he had a hard time controling his emotions. It is a very beautiful song and a great tribute.
Bobbi from Kenhorst, PaI love this song. It is so appropriate when you lose a loved one. The feelings expressed such as "I swear I saw you on a crowded street today I almost called your name" are so true.
Tim from Denver, CoJohn Panozzo was the brother of bass player Chuck.
Sean from Boston, Mamakes me remember sad times of my life
The third verse of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" by Crash Test Dummies ("they shook and lurched all over the church floor...") was inspired by girl whose parents would speak in tongues at their Pentecostal service.
Stephens Stills played timbales on the Bee Gees hit, "You Should Be Dancing." He was in the next door studio laying down a Crosby, Stills and Nash album and could hear Saturday Night Fever being recorded. Stills recognized its potential to be a monster hit and he wanted to contribute.
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."