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Loop Hall of Fame – Styx (inducted 3/31/17)

Inducted on March 31, 2017

First song played on the Loop: “Lorelei”

Reasons for induction
*Helped put Chicago-made rock on the map
*Created a unique sound that blends theatrical flourishes, unmatched melodies, top-level musicianship and rock

Iconic Chicago setlist – Chicago Stadium (12/18/78)
Great White Hope
I’m O.K.
The Grand Illusion
Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
Acoustic Guitar Solo
Crystal Ball
Suite Madame Blue
Drum Solo
Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)
Come Sailing Away
Midnight Ride
Guitar Solo

Miss America
The Grand Finale

10 Essential Styx Tracks
“Lady” (Styx II)
“Lorelei” (Equinox)
“Crystal Ball” (Crystal Ball)
“Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)” (The Grand Illusion)
“Come Sail Away” (The Grand Illusion)
“Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)” (Pieces of Eight)
“Renegade” (Pieces of Eight)
“Too Much Time on My Hands” (Paradise Theatre)
“The Best of Times” (Paradise Theatre)
“One With Everything” (Cyclorama)