History Music / REOSpeedwagon

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!!Principal Members (Founding members in '''bold'''):

* Dave Amato – guitar, backing vocals (1989–present)

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!!Principal Members (Founding members in '''bold'''):

'''bold''', current members in ''italic''):

* Dave Amato ''Dave Amato'' – guitar, backing vocals (1989–present)



* Kevin Cronin – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards (1972–1973, 1976–present)

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* Kevin Cronin ''Kevin Cronin'' – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards (1972–1973, 1976–present)



* '''Neal Doughty''' – keyboards (1967–present)

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* '''Neal Doughty''' '''''Neal Doughty''''' – keyboards (1967–present)



* Bruce Hall – bass, backing and lead vocals (1977–present)

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* Bruce Hall ''Bruce Hall'' – bass, backing and lead vocals (1977–present)



* Bryan Hitt – drums, percussion (1989–present)

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* Bryan Hitt ''Bryan Hitt'' – drums, percussion (1989–present)
7th Mar '17 9:23:49 PM gjjones
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* Carla Day – backing vocals (1989)
* Bob Crownover – lead guitar (1968–1969)



* Bill Fiorio – lead guitar (1969)



* Bryan Hitt – drums, percussion (1989–present)



* Jesse Harms – keyboards (1989–1991)
* Bryan Hitt – drums, percussion (1989–present)
* Melanie Jackson – backing vocals (1989)
* Miles Joseph – lead guitar (1989, died 2012)
* Graham Lear – drums (1988–1989)



* Joe [=McCabe=] – saxophone (1968)
* Mike Murphy – lead vocals (1973–1976)




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* Steve Scorfina – lead guitar (1969–1970)
* Marty Shepard – trumpet (1968)
7th Mar '17 9:20:33 PM gjjones
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!!Principal Members (Founding members in '''bold'''):

* Dave Amato – guitar, backing vocals (1989–present)
* '''Mike Blair''' – bass, backing vocals (1967–1968)
* Kevin Cronin – lead vocals, guitar, keyboards (1972–1973, 1976–present)
* '''Neal Doughty''' – keyboards (1967–present)
* '''Alan Gratzer''' – drums, percussion, backing vocals (1967–1988)
* Bryan Hitt – drums, percussion (1989–present)
* Bruce Hall – bass, backing and lead vocals (1977–present)
* Terry Luttrell – lead vocals (1968–1972)
* '''Joe Matt''' – guitar, lead vocals (1967–1968)
* Gregg Philbin – bass, backing vocals (1968–1977)
* Gary Richrath – guitar (1970–1989, died 2015)

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28th Jan '15 3:34:28 PM RisefromYourGrave
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REO Speedwagon is an American ArenaRock band that grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s.

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REO Speedwagon '''REO Speedwagon''' is an American ArenaRock band that grew in popularity in the Midwestern United States during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s.



!!'''Tropes''':

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!!'''Tropes''':!!I can't fight this troping anymore:



* {{Fanservice}}: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.

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* {{Fanservice}}: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.Infidelity'' (1980).



* PowerBallad: Responsible for two of the best ("Keep On Loving You" and "Can't Fight This Feeling").
* PrecisionFStrike: In the song ''Tough Guys'' from ''Hi Infidelity (1980)'', we have this
--> ''They think they're full of fire''

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* PowerBallad: Responsible for two of the best ("Keep best; "Keep On Loving You" and "Can't Fight This Feeling").
Feeling".
* PrecisionFStrike: In the song ''Tough Guys'' "Tough Guys" from ''Hi Infidelity (1980)'', Infidelity'' (1980), we have this
--> ''They
this:
-->''They
think they're full of fire''



* PunnyName: One of the backing vocalists in ''Hi Infidelity'' (1980) is credited as "N Yoletta" (actually the band members performing as an alias), which is the pun on the title of one of the songs, ''In Your Letter''.
** For that matter, ''Hi Infidelity'' itself, using [[YourCheatingHeart infidelity]] as a play on "HiFi," or "high fidelity," a term refering to high-quality reproduction of audio.

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* PunnyName: One of the backing vocalists in ''Hi Infidelity'' (1980) is credited as "N Yoletta" (actually the band members performing as an alias), which is the pun on the title of one of the songs, ''In "In Your Letter''.
Letter".
** For that matter, ''Hi Infidelity'' itself, using [[YourCheatingHeart infidelity]] as a play on "HiFi," or "high fidelity," a term refering referring to high-quality reproduction of audio.



* RockStarSong: ''Rock 'N' Roll Star''.

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* RockStarSong: ''Rock "Rock 'N' Roll Star''.Star".
8th Aug '14 10:18:43 PM Ambaryerno
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** For that matter, ''Hi Infidelity'' itself, using [[YourCheatingHeart infidelity]] as a play on "HiFi," or "high fidelity," a term refering to high-quality reproduction of audio.
9th May '14 7:06:58 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* Fanservice: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.

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* Fanservice: {{Fanservice}}: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.
9th May '14 7:06:42 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* Fanservice: The cover of ''Hi Infidelity (1980)''.



* PrecisionFStrike: In the song ''Tough Guys'' from ''Hi Infidelity (1980)'', we have this
--> ''They think they're full of fire''
-->''She thinks they're full of shit''



* RockStarSong: "Rock 'N' Roll Star''.

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* RevolvingDoorBand: Only one member, Neal Doughty (organ/keyboard) has stayed constant.
* RockStarSong: "Rock ''Rock 'N' Roll Star''.
24th Jan '14 10:37:59 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* VocalTagTeam: It happened often in the 1970s, with lead guitarist Gary Richrath singing chunks of each album, notably ''R.E.O.'' (1976). In later albums, one song would be sung by bassist Bruce Hall.
24th Jan '14 10:35:04 AM Thunderbolt0102
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* PunnyName: One of the backing vocalists in ''Hi Infidelity'' (1980) is credited as "N Yoletta" (actually the band members performing as an alias), which is the pun on the title of one of the songs, ''In Your Letter''.
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