Dwight Twilley

Monthly Archives: October 2010

Writing about these power-pop gods, it demands two posts each time. You need one for the guys — and they’re almost always guys — who actually know who you’re writing about. That’s usually, let’s see, you, you and definitely the …

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The Dwight Twilley Band scored its biggest hit, “I’m on Fire,” in 1975, and then struggled for years to achieve stardom that never arrived. Now the band’s lead singer, Twilley, is back. Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews his new album, …

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Oklahoma native Dwight Twilley has had a long and storied career with just as many successes as near misses. He is best known for two Top 20 hits, 1975’s “I’m on Fire” and 1984’s “Girls”, the latter of which was …

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Along with such hallowed rock ‘n’ roll icons as Alex Chilton, Todd Rundgren, and those guys in Badfinger, singer/songwriter Dwight Twilley is one of the godfathers of power pop, influencing a generation of artists that includes Paul Collins, Peter Case, …

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In the summer of ’75 an inordinately handsome 24-year old Okie with a joint Sun Records/Elvis and British Invasion/Beatles fixation vaulted from out of nowhere into the Top 20 with the chiming/throbbing radio anthem “I’m On Fire.” Credited to The …

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Dwight Twilley has been cranking out the tunes for over 35 years. He met future music partner and bandmate Phil Seymour back in 1967 as a teenager. They had both gone to the theater to see a performance of A …

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Dwight Twilley has enjoyed an unusual career of hit singles but not hit LPs. Green Blimp could be the disc that turns that around. From 1975 to 1992, he enjoyed several smashes both on the charts and in the Wayne’s …

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