Dwight Twilley

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  • Dwight Twilley’s new “Always” album, out Nov. 18, 2014

    The new Dwight Twilley album, “Always,” is out Nov. 18, 2014 via Big Oak Records. CLICK HERE to pre-order it.

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  • Dwight Twilley’s “Always” LP … coming soon

    Dwight Twilley’s awaited follow up to 2011’s “Soundtrack” LP is coming soon. The new “Always“ LP, released via Big Oak Records, is a 12-song record stocked with classic Twilley magic. CLICK HERE to pre-order it today!

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  • Dwight Twilley: May 2014 Tour Dates!

    Sellersville Theatre – Sellersville, PA – Thursday, May 8 – TICKETS Bell House – Brooklyn, NY – Friday, May 9 – TICKETS Ram’s Head – Annapolis, MD – Saturday, May 10 – TICKETS Record Collector – Bordentown, NJ – Sunday, …

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  • “Lookin’ For the Magic” featured on “You’re Next”

    For those who haven’t heard, the Dwight Twilley Band’s classic 1977 song “Lookin’ For the Magic” is featured prominently in the new horror film “You’re Next” – a major motion picture. The song is played five times throughout the film, …

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  • Dwight Twilley “Soundtrack”

    12 ALL-NEW ASTONISHING DWIGHT TWILLEY SONGS Dwight Twilley’s new studio album SOUNDTRACK is unique and perhaps the most powerful recording of Twilley’s career. Mr. Twilley signed on to write and produce the disc to accompany a film documentary about his …

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  • Dwight Twilley Featured in the New issue of Bucket Full Of Brains Magazine

    You can order now at:www.Bucketfullofbrains.com  

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  • Review Excerpt – Sound + Vision

    December, 2010 If we’re going to have a king of power pop, Dwight Twilley may be the man. His 1975 debut single,’ I’m on Fire,’ was a defining song of the genre, and all of his albums since then have …

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  • Medleyville – Q&A: Dwight Twilley

    November 9, 2010 During the heyday of major record labels, album promotion was part of the system and handled by a designated staff. Singer/songwriter/guitarist Dwight Twilley remembers that era very well, but he doesn’t benefit from that kind of luxury …

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  • “Catching Up with Dwight Twilley” – beyondrace.com

    Dwight Twilley has been an anomaly in popular music in more ways than one. Firstly, in the sense that his career has consisted largely of near misses and surprise hits. Secondly because one wouldn’t normally expect one of the great, …

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  • IconFetch – Dwight Twilley Interview

    October 12, 2010 Dwight Twilley is best known for a pair of #16 hits: “I’m On Fire,” from 1975, and “Girls,” from 1984, but he’s been making songs with catchy hooks his entire career.  He’s set to release a brand …

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  • “20 Questions with Dwight Twilley” – PopMatters

    By PopMatters Staff 3 December 2010 Tulsa native Dwight Twilley got his start in the early 1970s when he and his friend/partner, the late Phil Seymour, journeyed to the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis and soaked up the essence of …

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  • Songfacts – Songwriter Interview – Dwight Twilley

    September 15, 2010 Along with his collaborator and follow Tulsan Phil Seymour, who succumbed to cancer in 1993, Dwight Twilley scored a hit with his first single, “I’m On Fire,” which went to #16 in 1975. The typical record industry …

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  • The Ones That (Almost) Got Away: OMD- Dwight Twilley- Richard Thompson- Bad Cop- Johnny Clegg- Diplomats of Solid Sound

    by Kevin Wierzbicki October 1, 2010 No matter how hard we try, there’s so much new music being released every week that it’s just impossible to write about all of it. That means that a lot of worthy stuff from …

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  • Northern Express – Green Blimp CD Review

    October 1, 2010 Everyone who remembers “Girls,” raise your hand. The MTV favorite should have been much more than just a moderate hit in the mid-80s. Twilley’s power pop has toughened a bit in the intervening years, and if Green …

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  • “The Ponce de Leon of Power Pop” – CriticalMob

    October 5, 2010 “Get Up,” Green Blimp‘s opening track, makes a case for Tulsa rocker Dwight Twilley as the Ponce de Leon of power pop, bathing in a sonic fountain of youth. At 59, Twilley sounds almost identical to the …

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  • Dwight Twilley’s ‘Green Blimp’: Blissful, Emotive Pop

    October 15, 2010 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 …

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  • Icon Fetch – Green Blimp – CD Review

    October 5, 2010 Melodic songwriter Dwight Twilley has returned with Green Blimp, his first album of new material in five years.  In the meantime, he’s been busy cleaning out his archives; he’s recorded a ton of material that has gotten …

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  • ‘Yellow Submarine’? No, Dwight Twilley’s ‘Green Blimp’

    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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  • Dwight Twilley’s ‘Green Blimp’: Blissful, Emotive Pop

    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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  • Still Looking for the Magic

    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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  • Blurt

    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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  • Still On Fire

    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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  • BC Music

    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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  • Fame Review

    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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  • Muzik Reviews

    I didn’t know Dwight Twilley at all before I heard Green Blimp, although I had heard a couple of his songs and never knew who wrote them. After I checked out this latest album, set for release on October 5, …

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  • Luxury Experience

    Dwight Twilley – Green Blimp was self-released on the Big Oak Records label and was produced by Dwight Twilley. Always at the forefront of creativity and ideas, Dwight wanted to “kick start” as well as to help fund the self-release, …

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  • Midwest Record Entertainment

    DWIGHT TWILLEY/Green Blimp: And if you’re ready for some power pop nostalgia, Twilley don’t mind. Going back to Tulsa with Susan Cowsill and some other like minded travelers, Twilley brings it back for those that dug it the first time …

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