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In May 1982.

In May 1982, “Krishner Legacy” label released “Vinyl Confessions”, the eighth Kansas studio album. It was recorded 1981-1982, and was produced by Phil Ehart, John Elefante, Dave Hope, Kerry Livgren, Robby Steinhardt, Rich Williams and Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Phil Ehart— drums
  • John Elefante— keyboards, lead vocals
  • Dave Hope— bass
  • Kerry Livgren— guitar, keyboards, Synclavier programming
  • Robby Steinhardt— violin, vocals
  • Rich Williams— guitar
  • Bill Bergman — alto saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • John Berry, Jr. — trumpet
  • Jim Coile — tenor saxophone
  • Ben Dahlke — bassoon
  • Beverly Dahlke-Smith — saxophone
  • Warren Ham— harmonica
  • David Pack— vocals, background vocals
  • Greg Smith — baritone saxophone
  • Anne Steinhardt — violin, vocals
  • Roger Taylor— background vocals
  • Lee Thornburg— trumpet, saxophone
  • Donna Williams — vocals, background vocals
  • Ken Scott– engineer
  • Brian Leshon – assistant engineer
  • David Spritz – assistant engineer
  • Phil Jost – assistant engineer
  • Ralph Sutton – assistant engineer
  • Stan Ricker – mastering engineer

Track listing:

  1. Olay the Game Tonight – Phil Ehart, Danny Flower, Rob Frazier, Kerry Livgren, Rich Williams
  2. Right Away – Dino Elefante, John Elefante
  3. Fair Exchange – Kerry Livgren
  4. Chasing Shadows – Dino Elefante, John Elefante
  5. Diamonds and Pearls – Kerry Livgren
  6. Face It – Dino Elefante, John Elefante
  7. Windows – Kerry Livgren
  8. Borderline – Kerry Livgren
  9. Play On – John Elefante, Kerry Livgren
  10. Crossfire – Kerry Livgren
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In March 1972.

In March 1972, “Wooden Nickel” label released the debut, self-titled Styx album. It was recorded in 1971, at “Paragon Recording Studios” in Chicago, and was produced by John Ryan and Bill Traut.

Personnel:

  • Dennis DeYoung- keyboards, vocals
  • James Young- guitar, vocals
  • John Curulewski- guitar, vocals
  • Chuck Panozzo- bass
  • John Panozzo- drums
  • Engineers: Marty Feldman, Barry Mraz
  • Mixing: Barry Mraz, John Ryan

Track listing:

  1. Movement for the Common Man – Dennis DeYoung, John Ryan, Aaron Copland
  • Children of the Young
  • Street Collage
  • Fanfare for the Common Man
  • Mother Nature’s Matinee
  1. Right Away – Paul Frank
  2. What Has Come Between Us – Mark Gaddis
  3. Best Thing – James Young, Dennis DeYoung
  4. Quick is the Beat of My Heart – Lewis Mark