Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Steve Perry Street Talk Columbia Records Digest '84

Here is the back and front cover of Columbia Records "Digest".

This one is "Digest '84" featuring Steve Perry's first solo album.

The booklet lists the Columbia Records releases for the month of April, 1984, and Steve Perry scored the front page!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Steve Smith biography and Vital Information press release from 1983

After 20 years Steve Smith finally got the chance to release his first jazz solo project in 1983.

Vital Information is the name of the album and also the band.

Here is the Columbia Records press release and tour schedule, followed by the 8X10 publicity photo, then the biography os Steve and the Vital Information project...

Monday, April 28, 2014

Journey Revelation CD versions and Journey History Poster

Journey finds a new singer in Arnel Pineda. Without a singer in 2007, Neal Schon discovers Arnel Pineda on the internet.

Journey has been riding on the success of finding a new singer and capturing an area of Asia they haven't yet tapped into.

In this video, I show you the different versions of 2008's Reveleation Album as well as the History of Journey diagram inside the Japanese version.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Raised On Radio Backstage Passes for 1986

In 1986 Steve Perry was the Producer of the "Raised On Radio" album which left us without our Smitty and Ross. It was a sad time but Journey continued on tour with Mike Baird and Randy Jackson.

The 1986 tour was a great tour as Journey started playing music outside their own collection.

The tour came to a crashing end in 1987, but here are a few backstage passes form the tour...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

Journey Escape Tour CD and DVD packages

The Journey Live In Houston CD and DVD packages.

What a great present this was for us fans who loved this concert!

This was first recorded on November 6, 1981 at the Houston Summit.

It first aired on MTV in 1982 with a stereo simulcast on different radio stations across the Country.

The audio has been broadcast a few times since but this was first time the Video and stereo audio have been available.

What also makes it special is the Steve Perry produced the DVD and CD for the 2005 release...

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Journey Captured and brought back Live!

This is a great magazine ad from 1981.

The album was released in February 1981. One of Journey's best albums.

I love this album! It's the greatest hits of the Gregg Rolie era of Journey...

Everything became different 6 months later when "Escape" hit the stores.

This is a record of what was before.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Journey Force Newsletter September 1983

This issue is full of articles. First it talks about 1983's Day on The Green.

The first hint of "Frontiers and Beyond" is mentioned as well as the latest Rockdogs game.

The big feature is Jonathan Cain's biography...

Monday, April 14, 2014

Journey Generations Promotional Flat and Poster

The Journey Generations promotional flat is also a poster. It folds out into a great 12 X 24 inch poster advertisement.

In the video I will show you all three releases that I have of the album starting with the one the band gave out for free at their concerts in 2005...

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Steve Perry - The focal point of Journey

Here's a great review of the Milwaukee Summerfest that was held on June 26, 1980.

The article talks about how Steve Perry and Steve Smith have added to the band...

Thursday, April 10, 2014

BAM Magazine #52 March 16, 1979 - Journey's Wheel In The Sky

Here's the BAM Magazine #52,  March 16, 1979 issue which includes a 3 page article on the band. A picture of the Front Cover...

Also included in the issue was two advertisements with Journey...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Schon & Hammer "Here To Stay" December 1982

Neal Schon can't stop playing guitar. He always had side projects and still does while being a member of Journey.

One of Neal's projects, with Jan Hammer created an album called "Untold Passion" in 1981.

December 1982 was the release of their second album "Here To Stay" which ended up being their last.

Here's a press release for the second album titled, "Here To Stay"...

Monday, April 7, 2014

Journey RED 13 E.P. from 2002

Here I talk about Journey's 2002 E.P. titled "Red 13".

I'll show you both covers of the CD and talk about why it exists.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Evolution Bumper Sticker from 1979

This is one of my favorite Journey logos, the one from Evolution.

This number sticker from 1979 is the best copy of it I have...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014