Gary Richrath, R.E.O. Speedwagon, July 1980, Day on the Green. an American rock band from Champaign, Illinois, United States. Formed in 1967, the band grew in popularity during the 1970s and peaked in the early 1980s. Some of their more well-known songs are the 70's rock staples Ridin' the Storm Out and Roll with the Changes, as well as 80's power-ballads Keep On Loving You and Can't Fight This Feeling. Their 1980 album Hi Infidelity is the group's most commercially successful album, selling over 10 million copies and charting four Top 40 hits in the US. Over the course of its career, the band has sold more than 40 million records and has charted 13 Top 40 hits.