John Elefante Then:  Listen to John singing “Carry on Wayward Son” (Live in 1982 with “Kansas”). John Elefante joined “Kansas” in 1981 as the lead singer and keyboardist and was chosen as lead vocalist for the band. Over 200 people tried out for the lead vocalist position, including Sammy Hagar. This song written by Kerry Livgren, Kansas Lead Guitarist, was originally released in 1976. Many people think the song title is “Carry on My Wayward Son”, but those are actually the lyrics in the first verse of the song as written by Kerry Livgren, not the actual title. This was a major hit for Kansas and continues to carry it’s weight as one of the classics of that era.

Now: Below you will find him singing with John Schlitt from band Petra and others. This is a stunning version of the hit song “Dust in the Wind” by Kansas.  The song written by Kerry Livgren, founding band member and lead guitarist of Kansas, was first released in 1977 on the Point of Know Return album. Some have said that this version by John from 2013 is absolutely their favorite. Take a look and listen to John sing and then you decide. John Elefante, along with John Schlitt and Jay Sekulow & Friends cover Kansas’ “Dust in the Wind.”

Read the beautiful testimonal written by John Elefante about Andy and how he helped him with his singing.

John Elefante singing “Dust in the Wind”

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