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Dennis DeYoung Interview: Legendary STYX Lead Singer Spills His Guts About His Departure from the Iconic Band He Founded

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Dennis Deyoung

Singer, songwriter, keyboardist, and founding member of STYX, Dennis DeYoung’s singing talents have made his voice one of the most recognizable in the world. DeYoung has sung and written such rock classics as: “Lady,” “Come Sail Away,” “Best of Times,” “Show Me the Way,” “The Grand Illusion,” “Mr. Roboto,” “Don’t Let It End,” and People’s Choice Award Winner, “Babe.” “You know, talent has very little to do with it. The music business is a business and it’s structured in a particular way for a particular audience and it’s just really tough. I mean, let’s face it, people don’t confuse Mick […]