James Young

James Young


James Young is a musician who is best known as the lead guitarist in the American rock band Styx, having served as the only continuous original member of the band. Young began playing keyboard and piano at the age of five. He attended Calumet High in Chicago and learned to play clarinet and guitar during those years. He was nicknamed by Styx members & longtime fans as "J.Y." and is often referred to as "The Godfather of Styx."


Past Shows:

  • Styx & Classic Rock / Open Lines

    James 'JY' Young, founding member and lead guitarist for the rock group Styx, discussed the band's history and music. Open Lines followed in the latter half of the program.More »

Last Night

Consciousness & the Universe / Sci-Fi & Twilight Zone
Consciousness & the Universe / Sci-Fi & Twilight Zone
Astrophysicist Bernard Haisch and author Marsha Sims discussed how the universe could be considered a vast form of consciousness known as God. Followed by writer/director Mark Zicree on sci-fi, Hollywood, and Twilight Zone.


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