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On June 3, 2008.

On June 3, 2008, “Nomota LLC” label released “Revelation”, the thirteenth Journey studio album. It was recorded in 2008, at “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Kevin Shirley. In 2008, the album was certified Platinum in US by “RIAA”.


  • Arnel Pineda– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass, backing vocals
  • Deen Castronovo– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Kevin Shirley– mixing
  • John Neff – engineer
  • Justin Pintar – mixing assistant
  • George Marino – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Never Walk Away – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Jeremey Hunsicker
  2. Like a Sunshower – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  3. Change for the Better – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  4. Wildest Dream – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  5. Faith in the Heartland – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Steve Augeri
  6. After All These Years – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  7. Where Did I Lose Your Love – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  8. What I Needed – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Arnel Pineda
  9. What It Takes to Win – Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon
  10. Turn Down the World Tonight – Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon
  11. The Journey (Revelation) – Neal Schon
  12. Only the Young – Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon, Steve Perry
  13. Don’t Stop Believin – Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon, Steve Perry
  14. Wheel in the Sky – Neal Schon, Diane Valory, Robert Fleischman
  15. Faithfully – Neal Schon
  16. Any Way You Want It – Neal Schon, Steve Perry
  17. Who’s Crying Now – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry
  18. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry
  19. Lights – Neal Schon, Steve Perry
  20. Open Arms – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry
  21. Be Good to Yourself – Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon, Steve Perry
  22. Stone in Love – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry

On May 24, 2011.

On May 24, 2011, “Nomota LLC” label released “Eclipse”, the 14th Journey studio album. It was recorded 2010 – 2011, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California, “The Blue Loft” in County Q, Nashville and “Quad Nashville” in Nashville, Tennessee, and was produced by Kevin Shirley, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain.


  • Arnel Pineda– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– lead guitars, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, rhythm guitars, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass, backing vocals
  • Deen Castronovo– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • David Kalmusky- engineer, mixing, mastering
  • James McCullagh, Alberto Hernandez, Jesse Nichols – engineers
  • Casey Barker, Jason Hall, Brett Lind, Alex Dolphin – assistant engineers
  • Travis Shinn- photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain except where noted.

  1. City of Hope
  2. Edge of the Moment
  3. Chain of Love
  4. Tantra
  5. Anything Is Possible
  6. Resonate
  7. She’s a Mystery – Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, Arnel Pineda
  8. Human Feel
  9. Ritual
  10. To Whom it May Concern – Arnel Pineda, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain
  11. Someone
  12. Venus – Neal Schon


On January 16, 1991.

On January 1, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “2nd Wind”, the thirteenth Todd Rundgren studio album. It was recorded in 1990, at “Palace of Fine Arts” in San Francisco, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.


  • Roger Powell- keyboards, vocals
  • Vince Welnick- keyboards, vocals
  • Ross Valory- bass
  • Lyle Workman- guitar
  • Prairie Prince- drums
  • Max Haskett – brass and vocals
  • Bobby Strickland – reeds, winds, vocals
  • Scott Mathews- percussion, guitar, samples, vocals
  • Shandi Sinnamon, Michele Gray, Jenni Muldaur- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

  1. Change Myself
  2. Love Science
  3. Who’s Sorry Now?
  4. The Smell of Money (from the musical Up Against It)
  5. If I Have to Be Alone (from the musical Up Against It)
  6. Love in Disguise (from the musical Up Against It)
  7. Kindness
  8. Public Servant
  9. Gaya’s Eyes
  10. Second Wind

On January 1, 1979.

On January 1, 1976, “Columbia” label released “Look into the Future”, the second Journey studio album. It was recorded August – October 1975, at “CBS Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory, Aynsley Dunbar and Glen Kolotkin.


  • Gregg Rolie– vocals, keyboards
  • Neal Schon– guitar
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums
  • Mark Friedman – engineer
  • George Horn – mastering

Track listing:

  1. On a Saturday Nite – Gregg Rolie
  2. It’s All Too Much – George Harrison
  3. Anyway – Gregg Rolie
  4. She Makes Me (Feel Alright) – Alex Cash, Gregg Rolie
  5. You’re on Your Own – Gregg Rolie
  6. Look into the Future – Diane Valory, Gregg Rolie
  7. Midnight Dreamer – Gregg Rolie
  8. I’m Gonna Leave You – Gregg Rolie

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Capitol” label released “Rock Love”, the sixth Steve Miller Band album. It was recorded in 1971, and was produced by Steve Miller.


  • Steve Miller– lead guitar, vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar
  • Jack King– drums
  • Bobby Winkelman– rhythm guitar

Track listing:

All tracks by Steve Miller.

Side 1 – Live

  1. The Gangster Is Back
  2. Blues Without Blame
  3. Love Shock

Side 2 – Studio

  1. Let Me Serve You
  2. Rock Love
  3. Harbor Lights
  4. Deliverance

On July 31, 1981.

On July 31, 1981, “Columbia” label released “Escape” (E5C4P3 on the album cover) the seventh Journey studio album. It was recorded April – June at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley, California,  and was produced by Mike Stone, Kevin Elson and Steve Perry. In 1988, “Kerrang!” readers voted “Escape” the greatest AOR album of all time. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “CRIA”, and 9 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”.


  • Steve Perry– lead vocals
  • Neal Schon– lead guitar, backing vocals
  • Jonathan Cain– keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass, backing vocals
  • Steve Smith– drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • Mike Stone, Kevin Elson– engineers, mixing
  • Wally Buck – assistant engineer
  • Bob Ludwig– original mastering, remastering
  • Brian Lee – remastering
  • Herbie Herbert– management
  • Jim Welch – photography, art direction
  • Stanley Mouse– illustrations

Track listing:

  1. Don’t Stop Believin’ – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  2. Stone in Love – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  3. Who’s Crying Now – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry
  4. Keep On Runnin’ – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  5. Still They Ride – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  6. Escape – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  7. Lay it Down – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  8. Dead or Alive – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon
  9. Mother Father – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Matt Schon
  10. Open Arms – Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry

In February 1977.


In February 1977, “Columbia” label released “Next”, the third Journey studio album. It was recorded May – October 1976, at “His Master’s Wheels” in San Francisco, and was produced by Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Ross Valory and Aynsley Dunbar.


  • Gregg Rolie– lead vocals, keyboards
  • Neal Schon– electric and acoustic guitars, lead vocals
  • Ross Valory– bass guitar, backing vocals, piano
  • Aynsley Dunbar– drums, percussion,
  • Smiggy –engineer, mixing
  • Bruce Botnick– mastering
  • Herbie Herbert –director
  • Bruce Steinberg –art direction, design, photography, cover design
  • Ellie Oberzil – design
  • Mansfield –sleeve art

Track listing:

  1. Spaceman – Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie
  2. People – Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon
  3. I Would Find You – Tena Austin, Neal Schon
  4. Here We Are – Gregg Rolie
  5. Hustler – Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie
  6. Next – Heidi Cogdell, Aynsley Dunbar, Gregg Rolie
  7. Nickel and Dime – Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, George Tickner, Ross Valory
  8. Karma – Aynsley Dunbar, Neal Schon