Steam (band)

Steam was a pop music group best known for their 1969 #1 hit song "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye".

A one-hit wonder -- the band had already broken up by the time the song, intended to be a throwaway B-side, hit -- the group and song were largely forgotton until the 1977 Major League Baseball season, when Chicago White Sox organist Nancy Faust began playing the tune when opposing pitchers were relieved, or when the Sox had clearly won the game. Fans began singing along, playing the song during sporting events gradually became a tradition and today the Steam hit is commonly heard at arenas and stadiums throughout the US.

The song was revived for the 2000 movie Remember the Titans.

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The song was revived for the 2000 movie Remember the Titans. Meanwhile, since that year, Scott Weiland has performed with members of Guns 'N Roses, plus Dave Kushner, with the band Velvet Revolver. Fans began singing along, playing the song during sporting events gradually became a tradition and today the Steam hit is commonly heard at arenas and stadiums throughout the US. On November 11, 2003, STP released a CD/DVD entitled Thank You, a greatest hits album. A one-hit wonder -- the band had already broken up by the time the song, intended to be a throwaway B-side, hit -- the group and song were largely forgotton until the 1977 Major League Baseball season, when Chicago White Sox organist Nancy Faust began playing the tune when opposing pitchers were relieved, or when the Sox had clearly won the game. During the summer of 2001, STP released Shangri-La Dee Da. Steam was a pop music group best known for their 1969 #1 hit song "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye". Shortly after its completion, Weiland was sentenced to a year in a Los Angeles county jail for violating probation.

4 in 1999. STP soon reunited, releasing No. Neither release did well commercially. In September 1997, while STP was on hiatus, Weiland released a solo album, 12 bar blues, while the remaining members of STP formed the one-time band Talk Show, with former Ten Inch Men singer Dave Coutts.

On November 4th of that year, Weiland was released from the rehab program and STP began touring again in Los Angeles, but again, Weiland went back in rehab, starting rumours that the band was breaking up, which turned out to be untrue. In October of that year, suggestive pictures of Weiland and Courtney Love surfaced and, luckily for Weiland, Hustler publisher Larry Flynt refused to publish the pictures. Weiland had left the program at Impact House, without notice, but returned the next day. Still not having kicked his drug habit, Weiland was ordered by a judge to go into a drug rehabilitation programme.

Although this CD got better reviews than their previous albums, it failed to generate as many sales. Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop. Weiland was given one year's probation and during this time the group recorded their next album Tiny Music.. In May 1995, Weiland was arrested for possession of rock cocaine and heroin.

1995 saw the band take a turn in the wrong direction, when Scott Weiland got involved with a side music project, Magnificent Bastards, and in heroin. 1 and stayed there for three weeks. In 1994, STP released their second album, Purple, which debuted at No. The critics initially blasted them for being a clone of rock and roll band Pearl Jam.

In September 1992, they released their first album, Core, including the hit songs "Plush", "Wicked Garden", and "Sex Type Thing". Wanting to keep the band's initials, they came up with Stone Temple Pilots, after seeing the STP Motor Oil Company logo. They changed the band's name to Shirley Temple's Pussy, but ended up changing it because of pressure from the record label. During the recording, STP's lawyer called and told them there was a blues man who had already claimed the name Mighty Joe Young.

On April 1, 1992, they signed a contract and began recording tracks with Brendan O'Brien. In 1992, Don Mullen, a booking agent for Triad Artists, saw them perform and led them to Atlantic Records. In 1990, going by the name Mighty Joe Young, they played at Whiskey in Los Angeles, California. Robert got his brother Dean DeLeo to join their jamming sessions and also found Eric Kretz, who was then with another band, to do drums.

They got to know each other, rather than fight over the woman, who eventually fled to Texas; the two moved into her old apartment and started playing together. Stone Temple Pilots (abbreviated STP) is a popular rock and roll band, formed in 1990, after Scott Weiland and Robert DeLeo met at a Black Flag concert in Long Beach, California, after discovering they were dating the same woman. Velvet Revolver. Thank You (2003, Atlantic).

Shangri-La Dee Da (2001, Atlantic). 4 (1999, Atlantic). No. Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop (1996, Atlantic).

Tiny Music.. Purple (1994, East West). Core (1992, Atlantic).

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