*We'll play a track from this artist's 2nd album, that just as well could have been considered the 8th album for his former band. By going solo, the move finally allowed him to indulge his love for various musical genres.
We'll play a track from an album in 2000. Name the artist and extra credit for the former band...
*This 1971 song (originally created to be about a character in a film that never was completed) is written from the perspective of a man who is hated and shunned. He's asking for empathy, but is clearly unhinged and seems to have anger issues. The lyrics are based on the writer's own feeling of angst about the high expectations placed on him and the pressure to be someone he's not. Name the artist, the band he is part of and extra credit for the name of the song...
*Musically, this incredibly successful combo had effectively abandoned their extended free-form jazz leanings for more succinct pop songs. This is not to say they couldn't rock, because they absolutely could. That turning point basically took place during the decade of the 70's. Name the group.
*Modern blues in the 90's had a pretty weird phenomenon of young guitarists rocketing to popularity with their first album. One such artist attended a show by the Bad Medicine Blues Band at the ripe young age of 12 and he ended up playing with them, becoming their leader within several months. Name the artist...
BATTLE OF THE BANDS
In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins vs Steam by Peter Gabriel
1. Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits
2. Pete Townshend, The Who, Behind Blue Eyes
4. Jonny Lang
Listeners gave Phil Collins the victory with 55% of the votes