Steve Walsh

Born Jun 15, 1951

Steve Walsh is a singer and songwriter best known for his work as a member of the progressive rock band Kansas. He sings lead on Kansas' three best-known hits: "Carry On Wayward Son," "Dust in the Wind" and "Point of Know Return", the last of which he also co-wrote.… Read More

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1951 Birth Born on June 15, 1951.


1976 25 Years Old During Walsh's time with the band, Kansas recorded two enormously successful albums, 1976's Leftoverture and 1977's Point of Know Return. … Read More
Walsh left Kansas after 1980's Audio-Visions due to philosophical differences with the band's primary song writer Kerry Livgren.


1982 31 Years Old In 1982 he formed a rock band called Streets, which released the albums 1st in 1983 and Crimes In Mind in 1985 before disbanding. … Read More
1983 32 Years Old Kansas (who had obtained a different vocalist, John Elefante) split in 1983, but reformed three years later with Walsh back on board. … Read More


2000 49 Years Old Walsh released his second solo album, entitled Glossolalia, in 2000.


2005 54 Years Old His third, Shadowman followed in 2005, with the collaboration of such musicians as Joe Franco on drums, Joel Kosche on guitars and bass, and David Ragsdale on violin on the song "After".
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