George Tickner was a founding member of Journey. He played rhythm guitar and co-wrote many of the songs on the debut album, "Journey", released on April 1, 1975.
|George Tickner at the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony, 2005.|
George Tickner and Ross Valory left the band "Frumious Bandersnatch" to form "Journey" with Gregg Rolie and Neal Schon from "Santana", and Prairie Prince as drummer.
With a new drummer, Aynsley Dunbar, "Journey" released their first album and soon afterwards George left the band to attend Stanford Medical School. on a full scholarship.
George has since kept in contact with Neal Schon, Steve Smith, and Prairie Prince.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GEORGE