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|Exclusive Interview||Dennis DeYoung recently gave an exclusive interview to DDY Talk, discussing the US release of One Hundred Years From Now, his songwriting, and the song "First Time". Read the interview|
|101 Dalmatians the Musical||featuring a score by artist Dennis DeYoung. This touring production will be having its world premiere June 1-6, 2010, at the Civic Theatre in San Diego, CA. The production will be directed by Broadway legend Jerry Zaks. Single show tickets are not yet available for sale; however tickets can be purchased as a part of a season ticket package.|
|100 Years from Now US Release||the Dennis DeYoung CD 100 Years from Now will have its US release on April 14, 2009. It is being released by Rounder Records.|
|Hunchback Performance||The Hunchback Of Notre Dame is scheduled to be performed at the Bailiwick Repertory Theatre from May 2008 into July. For more information visit our Hunchback performance page.|
|CD Release Date Set||100 Years From Now will be released in Canada on June 19th, 2007.|
|Styx Biography Released||The Grand Delusion by Sterling Whitaker has been released and available from Amazon.com. It contains interviews with many people associated with the group throughout their career.|
|Chuck Panozzo book available for presale||Chuck Panozzo, with Michele Skettino, has written a book titled: The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies, And My Life With Styx. It is currently available at Amazon.com.|
|Dennis DeYoung on VH1 12/3/06||Dennis will be a featured performer on VH1's Big in '06 awards program. Show airs Sunday December 3rd at 9:00pm Eastern. Visit http://big.vh1.com/ for more details.|
|Dennis DeYoung wins
Just Plain Folks Award
Just Plain Folks (www.jpfolks.com) is a community of over 40,000 songwriters, recording artists, and many others in the music industry. They received more than 25,500 albums and 350,000 songs from 105 countries. Winners for the 2006 awards were announced on Friday, November 4th. Dennis won in the following categories:
Congratulations to Dennis for winning these awards.
|DDY Talk Wins Award|
The winners of the W3 Awards were announced October 16th by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. Receiving over 2,300 entries, The W3 Awards honors outstanding websites, web marketing, and web advertising. The W3 Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the creative and marketing professionals behind winning web sites and marketing programs.
DDY Talk has been selected as a Silver Winner in the Celebrity/Fan category for the 2006 W3 Awards.
|Celebrity Duets||Dennis is expected to be on this week's episode. Show time is Thursday/Friday September 14th/15th at 9:00pm Eastern.|
|Celebrity Duets||Dennis DeYoung will be appearing on the new Simon Cowell-produced show Celebrity Duets, starting August 29th 8:00pm ET on Fox. More details on DDY Talk's Celebrity Duets page.|
|Canadian Idol Update||Both Dennis DeYoung and Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) will be a part of classic rock night on Canadian Idol Monday, August 8th at 8:00pm ET on CTV. For an in-depth look, visit the Canadian Idol Website.|
|Canadian Idol||Dennis DeYoung will be appearing on Canadian Idol in August 2006. More information coming soon. Please visit the Canadian Idol web site.|
|Concert Updates||Concert pages have been updated, and a few minor problems corrected.|
|New Website look||After months of work DDY Talk has been completely revamped with a new look. Navigation around the site should be easier, and the eye-hurting blue background is gone, replaced with a slightly-more-boring but easier to look at bluish grey two tone background. There have been other minor enhancements as well thoughout the site.|
|DDY Talk additions||I have been adding some song facts and other related
information for several songs on their lyrics pages. Some of the items currently available on site:|
Backwards "Satanic message" in Snowblind
Story behind the Show Me The Way Gulf War mix
The train to Desert Moon
Who Lorelei is
The inspiration for Castle Walls
Information about more songs will be added as I complete the research. If you have a specific question about a song, please contact me and I will see what I can find out.
|Christmas Song released||A new Christmas song titled When I Hear A Christmas Song has been released. It is being sent to radio stations, so be sure to request it. The song is being released through Rounder Records. See the DDY Talk lyric page for purchasing information.|