Original Styx singer and keyboardist Dennis DeYoung celebrates his 73rd birthday today (February 18th) The song “Lady” was on Styx’s second album, but they’d already released their fourth when it broke nationally. It peaked at number-six on the Billboard Hot 100 DeYoung recalls writing it.
“I wrote it in my garage on a Wurlitzer electric piano, and it was the first song I had written by myself for an album. It was my first attempt to be a writer on my own. That’s my recollection. And it did pretty good”