Following rock legends REO SPEEDWAGON appearing in an episode of Netflix's "Ozark", the group has landed four of its hits on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart, plus an album charting on Top Rock Albums, along with Rock Producers and Rock Songwriters chart positions.
"Ozark"'s episode (Season 3, Episode 3) "Kevin Cronin Was Here" named after REO SPEEDWAGON's vocalist Kevin Cronin, featured a live performance of the band's "Time For Me To Fly", along with lead character Wendy (played by Emmy Award winner Laura Linney) singing along to the song in her car.
Hitting the Billboard's Hot Rock Songs for the week of April 11 at No. 10 is the band's"Keep On Loving You", "Can't Fight This Feeling" at No. 13, "Time For Me To Fly" at No. 15, and "Take It On The Run" at No. 16. The band's 1988 compilation album "The Hits", which includes all four songs, enters Billboard's Top Rock Albums chart at No. 49.
Due to solely penning "Keep On Loving You", "Can't Fight This Feeling" and "Time For Me To Fly", Cronin also tops Billboard's Rock Songwriters chart at No. 1. The late Gary Richrath, who wrote "Take It On The Run", debuts on Rock Songwriters at No. 8. Cronin and Richrath, co-producers of those four songs, tie at No. 8 on Billboard's Rock Producers chart.
Cronin said: "Thanks to our friends at 'Ozark', my kids actually think I'm cool. Plus, REO has four songs in the Billboard Top 20, so my wife thinks I'm cool too! I am a lucky guy. REO SPEEDWAGON has the best fans in the world. Stay safe, and remember the courageous front-line workers."
You can catch Kevin on June 5 at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT, Cronin will guest DJ on SiriusXM's The Beatles Channel (channel 18), playing his favorite tracks and sharing a special BEATLES cover,"If I Fell", performed by THE CAMP CRONIN BAND (Laptop Version).