Born on this day in 1951, Steve Walsh, the American musician, singer-songwriter, best known for his work as singer and frontman for Kansas, turns 71. Walsh sings lead on four of Kansas' best-known hits: "Carry On Wayward Son," "Dust in the Wind", "Point of Know Return", and "All I Wanted", the last two of which he co-wrote. Walsh left Kansas after 1980's Audio-Visions due to creative differences with the band's primary songwriter Kerry Livgren. Earlier in 1980. Kansas split up in 1984 but reformed in 1985 with Walsh back on board. He remained with the band until his retirement in 2014.
In his honor, check out a few classic Kansas videos featuring Steve's fine work