John Elefante is probably best known for replacing Steve Walsh in Kansas from 1981 to 1985; he sang lead vocals on “Play the Game Tonight” and “Chasing Shadows,” and also co-wrote “Fight Fire With Fire.”
He’s scored films, been as a sound engineer and played synthesizer in sessions for everyone from Def Leppard to Foreigner. But what music moves Thomas Dolby?
Derek St. Holmes is the voice behind classic Ted Nugent songs including “Stranglehold.” Instead of giving us just 10 Albums that changed his life, he turned his list up to 11 records. We suspect Nigel Tufnel would be proud.
Singer-songwriter-guitarist-producer Shelby Lynne has traversed a long country-folk-pop-swing-rock-and-roll road since her startling 1989 “Sunrise” debut. Here are the albums that changed her life.
The 10 Albums picked by guitarist Marcus Siepen is a good example of how “progressive song structures” have had an impact on the evolution of the band’s sound.