Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
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It's completely jaw-dropping.
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It's absolutely spectacular.
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American music has lost one of its all-time greats.
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Prayers for Music City.
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The Story of ‘Bat Out of Hell’ and Meat Loaf’s Rise to Stardom
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