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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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Steve Walsh.


1951 Birth Born on June 15, 1951.


1978 27 Years Old In 1978 he was invited, as well as Kansas drummer Phil Ehart, to play on Steve Hackett's second solo album, Please don't touch. … Read More
1980 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Earlier in 1980, he released his first solo album, Schemer-Dreamer, which included band mates Kerry Livgren, Rich Williams and Phil Ehart, as well as guitarist Steve Morse (who in 1985 would join the revamped Kansas). … Read More


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. As a guest vocalist, Steve Walsh has appeared on numerous other artists' recordings. Kansas (who had obtained a different vocalist, John Elefante) split in 1984, but reformed in 1985 with Walsh back on board. … Read More


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


2003 52 Years Old In 2003 he joined forces with Daniele Liverani to form the AOR Melodic rock band Khymera. … Read More
2005 54 Years Old His third solo album, Shadowman followed in 2005 (reissued in 2007 with bonus tracks), with the collaboration of such musicians as Joe Franco on drums, Joel Kosche on guitars and bass, and David Ragsdale on the re-issued version of the album's bonus tracks.


On June 30, 2014, Steve announced he would retire from Kansas after 41 years.
2015 64 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015 Steve contributed vocals to the latest Radioactive album entitled 'F4Ur', which was released on April 7 on the song 'The Piper'.
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