Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock met on May 12, 1975 and formed Air Supply.The band recently performed their 5000th concert in Las Vegas. Last month they were proclaimed the top 5 Greatest Aussie Bands of All Time. They perform about 130 concerts each year, including this Thursday night at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.

Steve Richards talked to Graham Russell this week about songwriting, how the band has lasted, and their very first tour with Rod Stewart. Photo credit: Denise Truscello.