Aging rockers settling into suburban ...

Aging rockers settling into suburban groove

There are 71 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 29, 2009, titled Aging rockers settling into suburban groove. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

For Frankie Sullivan, "Eye of the Tiger" was the ticket to a new world. The 1982 Grammy award-winning theme song of "Rocky III," which he co-wrote as a guitarist in Survivor, catapulted the band to cult status and introduced Sullivan to all the glitz of rock stardom.

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Chicago, IL

#1 May 29, 2009
This is so delightfully waynes world!!

Melrose Park, IL

#2 May 29, 2009
Tres cool.

“Freedom is not Free”

Since: Nov 08

Berwyn, IL

#3 May 29, 2009
I was just out the Navy in 82 and was at a B-day party at Frankie Sullivans' moms house. It was nice, a little loud but his mom ran the show. Everyone was very nice to me that I met. I do not even know they were members of Survivor at 1st. My girlfriend knew them plus and few of my friends did too.

United States

#4 May 29, 2009
Cool article. And I live in Rockford where two members of Cheap Trick still live!:-)

Santa Clara, CA

#5 May 29, 2009
I heard Eric Clapton's moving to Palatine.
chubby fish

Chicago, IL

#6 May 29, 2009
i used to prepare bagels for richard marx at the einstein's in lake bluff. whoops. did i just out you rm?

Gilberts, IL

#7 May 29, 2009
Richard Marx has stalkers? Amazing.
Ginger Baker

Villa Park, IL

#8 May 29, 2009
Earlier today I saw Ray Charles driving around Glen Ellyn.
Somewhere in America

Mason, MI

#9 May 30, 2009
Check out Survivor June 27th at Bloomingdale's Summer Fest. Saw them last year in Hanover Park. Frankie Sullivan is Survivor.

Naperville, IL

#10 May 30, 2009
Nice article. Thought Dave Mason lived in Chicago. Are you too young for that name?

Waukegan, IL

#11 May 30, 2009
The lead singer of Off Broadway & Pezband lives in River Forest-- Cliff Johnson. Great bands!
Guitar Hero

Belvidere, IL

#12 May 30, 2009
People actually stalk Richard Marx? C'mon.What an inflated view he must have of himself. I know the town he lives in and it has 20,000 + people, and plenty of folks more famous and far more rich than him. Naming the town in a Tribune article is a problem? Maybe he doesn't want people to know what beauty parlor he goes to.
GM in Logan Square

Melrose Park, IL

#13 May 30, 2009
Ginger Baker wrote:
Earlier today I saw Ray Charles driving around Glen Ellyn.
Seriously funny posting - mainly because I'm from The Glen Ellyn area and love a shout out

Downers Grove, IL

#14 May 30, 2009
Muddy Waters lived in Westmont. His family is still there. There is a park named after him - Muddy Water Park in Westmont.
Dorks With the W Flag

Geneva, IL

#15 May 30, 2009
James Young of Styx back in the 80s and 90s lived in Western Springs (still might be there).

During that time I worked part-time (while in high-school) at a local grocery store in Western Springs at Wolf/Hillgrove. The store had curb-side pick-up, so on occassion I would load James Young's groceries in the back of his mini-van (Yes, he had a mini-van). I never bothered him (just did my job), although I knew who he was (I had Styx CDs).

Chicago, IL

#16 May 30, 2009
ANyone remember when B96 played Eye of the Tiger every 3rd song......everyone thought it was the greatest song of all time at that point.

When I was growing up in AH, a guy named Mike Tyson played for the Cubs.(Not the boxer. A white guy who played 1 year at 2nd base in the early 80s)
I remember being so nervous peddling my bicycle near his house.
Marx stalker

Addison, IL

#17 May 30, 2009
Must find Richard Marx. Must eat hair.

Terre Haute, IN

#18 May 30, 2009
I'm sorry, but I hate that song.
It doesn't say what he does for a living now.
Can it be possible that one song has financed his lifestyle?

United States

#19 May 30, 2009
Richard Marx has stalkers....?
Rufus MacDonald

Chicago, IL

#20 May 30, 2009
ChiGirl wrote:
Nice article. Thought Dave Mason lived in Chicago. Are you too young for that name?
Let's get together, Sweet Cheeks!

I'm about your age and will show you a GOOD TIME!

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