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New liner notes, previously unreleased demos of nine of the album’s 10 songs round out two-disc set from Epic/Legacy
REO Speedwagon frontman Kevin Cronin shares the albums that have influenced him.
Kevin Cronin, looks back at the making of the classic album
Even though REO Speedwagon has recently played at local Wal-Marts, the band’s musical legacy of REO is outstanding.
Most of the songs on this Kansas CD have been previously released on live albums or as bonus tracks on expanded editions. Like Legacy’s “Playlist” series, Setlist titles come in eco-friendly, plastic-free packaging
Slowly, though REO Speedwagon was getting little traction through its self-titled release, guitarist Gary Richrath was beginning to emerge as a major guitar force. Guitar magazines were starting to feature him and his sort of muscular blending of English blues-rock licks with a flashier, more modern technique.
It is 1976, and REO Speedwagon is about to release its sixth album. Guitarist Gary Richrath talks about his guitars, his early days, and his absolute love for Jeff Beck in Part I of this blast-from-the-past interview from the mid-’70s.