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Journey

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There are at least three artists with this name
1. A popular American rock band
2. A British psychedelic trance producer
3. An underground rapper

Journey is an American band formed in San Francisco, California in 1973. The band has gone through several phases since its inception by former members of Santana. The band’s greatest commercial success came in the late 19 through the early 19 with a series of power ballads and songs such as “Don’t Stop Believin’”, “Any Way You Want It”, “Faithfully”, “Open Arms”, “Separate Ways”, and “Wheel in the Sky”.

Journey has been eligible for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame since 2000, but Gregg Rolie is currently the only member of Journey who has been inducted — as a member of parent band Santana. In 2009, Steve Perry, the band’s best-known lead vocalist, will be eligible for induction as a solo artist.

Formation, 1973–1976

The original members of Journey came together in San Francisco in 1973 under the auspices of former Santana manager Herbie Herbert. Originally called the Golden Gate Rhythm Section and intended to serve as a backup group for established Bay Area artists, the band included recent Santana alumni Neal Schon on lead guitar and Gregg Rolie on keyboards and lead vocals. Drummer Prairie Prince of The Tubes, bassist Ross Valory and rhythm guitarist George Tickner, both of Frumious Bandersnatch, rounded out the group. The band quickly abandoned the original “backup group” concept and developed a distinctive style. After an unsuccessful radio contest to name the group, roadie John Villaneuva suggested the name “Journey.

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  • Antonionii

    Steve Perry, greatest voice of the corporate rock era. I so love this freakin band!

    1 Aug 12:15am Reply
  • SoporAeternus-

    Is A Shame rate this band like "Hard" [2]

    16 Jul 7:37pm Reply
  • acclamationsun

    400! My 400th listen to Journey was "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)". I say if you like Journey you should have at least that many.

    26 Jun 6:18pm Reply
  • Pollepard

    come back steve perry [2]

    30 May 3:00pm Reply
  • north__wind

    When you love a woman! one of the most beautiful song! <3

    29 May 7:50pm Reply
  • EduSkynyrd

    Is A Shame rate this band like "Hard"

    19 May 5:36am Reply
  • litex_fen

    Love this band. [6]

    9 May 6:37pm Reply
  • HardBoyCandy

    HaHaHaYoureDead, ты че тупой?

    20 Apr 4:12am Reply
  • buttkinz

    Uk tour planned anytime in the future?!

    19 Mar 11:05pm Reply
  • theorly64

    good times

    14 Mar 5:16pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    всегда не понимал, почему такое говно, как все исполнители такого жанра, как AOR действительно настолько популярны (в особенности среди пиндосов). То есть ярче примера для деградации классического рока, чем все эти отвратительно скучные Boston, Styx, Journey, Foreigner, Toto, REO Speedwagon и придумать нельзя

    9 Mar 9:50am Reply
  • sidney_adv

    Linda e motivadora!

    13 Feb 7:51pm Reply
  • Antonionii

    Reunion soon ?

    5 Feb 3:20am Reply
  • Thradar

    Open Arms was my first make out song. =)

    22 Jan 1:19am Reply
  • Pollepard

    I'm forever yours... faithfully <33333

    14 Jan 6:20pm Reply
  • philmaniwalue

    always reminds me of the sopranos. this last simple but extremly powerful scene.

    12 Jan 5:15am Reply
  • lohrasb

    don't stop believing.... this was me and my first serious girlfriend song! still makes me feel good!

    6 Jan 12:42am Reply
  • Thradar

    Used to love Don't Stop Believing, now thanks to Glee and media I'm rather sick of it. I remember when it first came out in 1981. Sadly they have so many great songs and this one out shadows the rest.

    29 Dec 2013 Reply
  • BigPTS

    Another fave group I liked when I was in high school in 1981 the year escape came out I was 16 years old one of my faves don't stop believen & who's crying now & still they ride

    26 Dec 2013 Reply
  • BMWPRETTY

    Hold on...............! :-) Any way you want it!~ That is the way you need it! Spank! Epic! When you are with the right person this is the best tune! :-)

    21 Nov 2013 Reply
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