Tommy Shaw

STYX Singer/Guitarist TOMMY SHAW Featured In New Episode Of AXS TV's "At Home And Social"; Video - BraveWordsTommy Roland Shaw (born September 11, 1953) is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter best known for his tenure in the rock band Styx as co-lead vocalist. In between his stints with Styx, he has played with other groups including Damn Yankees and Shaw Blades as well as releasing several solo albums. Tommy Shaw was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and played with many local bands in his early years. He left Montgomery after attending Robert E. Lee High School to join The Smoke Ring and then MSFunk, a Chicago-managed outfit that he played with for three years, which gave him a chance to be noticed by Styx during a two-week club gig in Chicago. After MSFunk disbanded, he went back to Montgomery to join a local group called Harvest with his childhood friends. Following Styx’s move to A&M, guitarist and vocalist John Curulewski suddenly left the band shortly before they were to embark on a nationwide tour and a frantic search to find a last-minute replacement was launched. As a result of his previous experience with MSFunk in Chicago, Shaw got the call to audition for Styx. See for more.

Blue Collar Man (Sing For The Day!)

Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)

Boat On The River

Too Much Time On My Hands

Girls With Guns

Renegade and the Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Count on You

Ever Since The World Began

Count On You

Going to California

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