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Source: Wikipedia

Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch. The band has gone through several phases; its strongest commercial success occurred between 1978 and 1987, after which it temporarily disbanded. During that period, the band released a series of hit songs, including 1981's "Don't Stop Believin'", which in 2009 became the top-selling track in iTunes history amongst songs not released in the 21st century. Its parent studio album, Escape, the band's eighth and most successful, reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and yielded another of their most popular singles, "Open Arms". Its 1983 follow-up album, Frontiers, was almost as successful in the United States, reaching No. 2 and spawning several successful singles; it broadened the band's appeal in the United Kingdom, where it reached No. 6 on the UK Albums Chart. Journey enjoyed a successful reunion in the mid-1990s and later regrouped with a series of lead singers.

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  • Origin: San Francisco, California, U.S.
  • Genres: Rock, jazz fusion, progressive rock, hard rock, pop rock
  • Years active: 1973–present
  • Labels: Columbia, Frontiers, Sanctuary, Nomota LLC
  • Associated acts: Abraxas Pool, Bad English, Frumious Bandersnatch, Hardline, Santana, Schon & Hammer, Soul SirkUS, The Storm
  • Website: www.journeymusic.com
  • Members: Neal Schon Ross Valory Jonathan Cain Deen Castronovo Arnel Pineda
  • Past members: Steve Perry Gregg Rolie George Tickner Aynsley Dunbar Robert Fleischman Steve Smith Randy Jackson Steve Augeri

Read more about Journey at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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