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Ryan Star isn't worried about his late-night TV debut Tuesday night on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
After all, the Dix Hills native has done plenty of network TV in the past and he and his band have been playing his new single “Stay Awhile” in their set for months. “Stay Awhile,” which has already been on Billboard's adult top 40 charts, will be released on iTunes Tuesday to coincide...Read more »
Ryan Star landed a new deal with Island Records and a guest spot on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” next week thanks to the surprise success of his single “Stay Awhile.”
The Dix Hills native believed in the catchy midtempo rocker so much that he paid to record the song and film a video for it himself when his former label Atlantic Records didn't want to support it. “I put all my cards on...Read more »
Billy Joel's “Piano Man” dominated the readers’ vote for last week’s installment of “100 Songs Every Long Islander Should Know.”
The classic landed just short of the overall Top 5, though we did get a new entry. Ryan Star's "Last Train Home" pulled into the Top 5 station, pushing out Bayside's "Montauk." For those keeping track at home, the current standings among readers...Read more »
Billy Joel’s “It’s Still Rock ‘n’ Roll to Me” edged out Peter Frampton’s “Show Me the Way” in the readers’ vote for last week’s installment of “100 Songs Every Long Islander Should Know.” The overall Top 5 unchanged, though The Good Rats and Harry Chapin are closing in on the Top 5. For those keeping track at home, the current standings among readers are: 1. Straylight Run, “Your Name Here (Sunrise...Read more »