Song Surgery

"You're Still a Young Man" ~ Tower of Power-2

July 06, 2021 Sid Holmes
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Tower of Power baritone saxophonist Stephen "Doc" Kupka tells the story of the band's first hit record and its musical influences.
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Emilio's inspiration
Trumpet intro inspiration
"I was accused..."
"You're too young to love..."
Writing the music
Public reception at concerts
Those horns! - Greg Adams
New lead singer Rick Stevens
The first hit record
Most requested songs and latest album
Rick Stevens reunion