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Happy 62nd to James Young, Styx Guitarist

Happy 62nd to James Young, Styx Guitarist

James “J.Y.” Young, born November 14, 1949, Chicago, IL — Guitarist, singer and songwriter, original member of the rock band Styx. The video featured here, “Too Much Time On My Hands,” is from the band’s penultimate album (and biggest seller), Paradise Theater. Two years later, after the release of the overconceptualized-yet-Platinum-selling rock opera album Kilroy […]

More Cowbell! Happy Birthday, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser!

More Cowbell! Happy Birthday, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser!

Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser (born November 12, 1947, in Long Island, New York), guitarist and songwriter, best known as a member of Blue Öyster Cult since the group’s formation in 1967. He wrote and sang the lead vocal on many of the band’s best-known hits, including “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” and “Burnin’ for You” (the […]