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Monthly Archive: September 2021

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James "JY" Young Interview: Styx Guitarist on the Origin of the Band's Name

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James "JY" Young

Born November 14, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, James Young is best known for playing lead guitar and singing in the rock band Styx. He was nicknamed by Styx members and longtime fans as “JY." From 1977 to 1981, the group released four consecutive albums that have been certified multi-platinum, The Grand Illusion, Pieces of Eight, Cornerstone and Paradise Theater, and Styx became one of the biggest bands in the country.

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Hayley Mills Interview: Disney Legend Discusses "Forever Young: A Memoir"

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Hayley Mills

Hayley Mills began her acting career as a child at age 12 and was soon hailed as a rising star, winning the Academy Juvenile Award (as one of only 12 actors to ever be bestowed with this honor), BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer and Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year. Her six-picture deal with Walt Disney made her an international star and included the movies Pollyanna, The Parent Trap, In Search of the Castaways, Summer Magic, The Moon-Spinners and That Darn Cat. She appeared in many other films, in stage productions and made several guest appearances on television.

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