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Journey: The band who did not stop believing
BBC News ^ | 12 November 2010 | unknown

Posted on 11/13/2010 8:22:25 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike

The track, by US soft rock band Journey was first released in 1981.

Nearly 30 years later, downloads of the original song stand at about three million while, according to Journey founder Neal Schon, sales of the version made by the stars of TV series Glee have hit the one billion mark.

"Don't Stop Believin' has just turned out to be a beast, something that we never imagined would happen, and it just keeps going," Schon told BBC News.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


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To: catfish1957

It was Jonathan Cain that killed Journey when he came on, he wrote all of those sappy ballads.


51 posted on 11/13/2010 8:58:35 AM PST by dfwgator (Texas Rangers -Thanks for a great season.)
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To: dfwgator
If you want a good 70s Soundtrack, try 'Dazed and Confused.'

I'll check that out, along with getting a copy of the soundtrack to "Pirate Radio". Saw the movie for the first time last week...great flick!

52 posted on 11/13/2010 8:58:57 AM PST by Night Hides Not (If Dick Cheney = Darth Vader, then Joe Biden = Dark Helmet)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

One of my favorite songs. I saw them in ‘83 in OKC.


53 posted on 11/13/2010 8:59:07 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: dfwgator
Dennis DeYoung had to be the wimpiest singer ever in the history of rock.

maybe, but I don't think you can call James Young's guitar work wimpy though (Suite Madam Blue)

54 posted on 11/13/2010 8:59:24 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: ETL

Headknocker, Juke Box Hero and Women are my three favorite Foreigner songs.


55 posted on 11/13/2010 9:01:06 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: binky

Journey? Don’t stop believing? They took one of their songs and integrated w the headline. My, a clever head line.


56 posted on 11/13/2010 9:01:30 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (Stimulus ~ Response / "...and that's why the color yellow makes me sad, I think.")
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To: catfish1957

Well that’s my point, without Dennis DeYoung, Styx might have been tolerable. DeYoung always sounded Super Gay...and it turned out their bass player is gay.


57 posted on 11/13/2010 9:01:40 AM PST by dfwgator (Texas Rangers -Thanks for a great season.)
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To: dfwgator

Why would, or should, anyone care in the least what a bunch of high school kids think about what is or isn’t good music? Never saw the movie, btw, if that’s what it was.

REO:

Take It On The Run

I Can’t Fight This Feeling

Keep On Loving You

Don’t Let Him Go

Keep The Fire Burnin’


58 posted on 11/13/2010 9:02:09 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Dick Vomer
I do the hard way... tuner/amp that is compatible with an old turntable... and rip to my PC through the line in. Use software to split up songs. A long process.

Did all of my wife's 45s that way. Around 30 of them.

There is software that will remove the pops. You have to be careful, though. Need to know what method it uses. I usually just trim them out.

I saw turntable that has a USB port. Don't know how good it is, though.

59 posted on 11/13/2010 9:02:46 AM PST by dhs12345
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To: dfwgator

Mr Roboto? LOL!!!


60 posted on 11/13/2010 9:03:00 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (Stimulus ~ Response / "...and that's why the color yellow makes me sad, I think.")
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I’m a rocker since I was 8 years old. Journey and Boston were absolutely two of the lamest bands in rock genre ever. I always cringed when I heard that crap at the roller rink while in junior high school. Ugh!


61 posted on 11/13/2010 9:03:25 AM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: dfwgator
If you want a good 70s Soundtrack, try 'Dazed and Confused.

As you can see by my screen name (age), I basically lived that movie. When I first saw it I thought I had went into a time warp to my past. Music, clothes, mannerisms, slang....All down pat.

62 posted on 11/13/2010 9:03:25 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: ETL

I liked the earlier stuff like “Riding the Storm Out”. And there’s something to be said for a band who names their album, “You Can Tune a Piano But You Can’t Tuna Fish.” But again they were done in with the soft ballad when Hi-Infidelity came out.

The other movie moment that I associate with REO was the Karaoke scene from Paul Blart: Mall Cop.


63 posted on 11/13/2010 9:05:16 AM PST by dfwgator (Texas Rangers -Thanks for a great season.)
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To: rabidralph
Headknocker, Juke Box Hero and Women are my three favorite Foreigner songs.

Of the 3, I'm only familiar with Juke Box Hero. I'll have to check out the other 2 on youtube.

64 posted on 11/13/2010 9:05:49 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL
Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’

"... Now it's your turn girl to cry! Na na na na na na na na na na na your momma wears combat boots na na na na na ..."

65 posted on 11/13/2010 9:06:05 AM PST by LiberConservative
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To: cripplecreek

Exactly. Now that was, and still is, real rock n roll. God bless you Ronnie, the best vocalist in rock ever (and Robert Plant of course).


66 posted on 11/13/2010 9:07:01 AM PST by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: rogue yam

Have you seen this flash mob using the Glee version at Ohio State U.?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDNOB6TnHSI


67 posted on 11/13/2010 9:07:03 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: ETL

ETL, here is some good 70’s rock that makes all of these band sound lame though.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqHq5g9FJeI


68 posted on 11/13/2010 9:08:37 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Prepare for battle and never forsake the Lord...unknown)
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To: catfish1957
It really did capture 1976, I was living in a small town much like the one in the movie, and that's how it was. And little did we know at the time, but the movie featured a young, Tim Lincecum ;)


69 posted on 11/13/2010 9:08:42 AM PST by dfwgator (Texas Rangers -Thanks for a great season.)
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To: Big Giant Head

Any Way You Want It ping! :D


70 posted on 11/13/2010 9:10:03 AM PST by Marie Antoinette (Proud Clinton-hater since 1998.)
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To: Night Hides Not

I’ve never been a huge Foreigner fan, but, IMHO, Lou Gramm is simply the best rock vocalist I have ever heard.


71 posted on 11/13/2010 9:14:05 AM PST by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: j.argese; dhs12345
The problem with iTunes is how scrubbed the music is. Everything is the same volume, vocals, keys, guitar, bass.

In iTunes, you can adjust each song with presets. Right click on the song and click "Get Info" and then click on the "Options" tab. Then under "Equalizer Preset" click on the drop down area and select a preset.

If you want to see what the presets are, go to the menu Window->Equalizer where you can select a preset to see where the controls go, or you can adjust the controls manually.

72 posted on 11/13/2010 9:14:25 AM PST by stripes1776
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To: catfish1957
As you can see by my screen name (age), I basically lived that movie. When I first saw it I thought I had went into a time warp to my past. Music, clothes, mannerisms, slang....All down pat.

"That's what I like about these high school girls; I get older, they stay the same age."

73 posted on 11/13/2010 9:14:48 AM PST by dfwgator (Texas Rangers -Thanks for a great season.)
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To: cripplecreek

Separate ways was a pretty good song. Other than that, you’re right.


74 posted on 11/13/2010 9:15:07 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (Now taking suggestions for a new screen name.)
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To: LS

“But I’m a drummer”

Then you know what they call a drummer whose girlfriend just broke up with him..

Homeless.


75 posted on 11/13/2010 9:15:48 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: lefty-lie-spy
Speaking of Dazed and Confused, this is absolutely my favorite clip on You Tube. Watch the crowd. I can't figure out if they don't realize whether they are watching history, or are they too stoned to notice.Zep -Dazed and Confused
76 posted on 11/13/2010 9:20:47 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: dfwgator
Head Knocker
77 posted on 11/13/2010 9:21:01 AM PST by rabidralph
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To: ResponseAbility

You’re joking, right? However, it does remind me a bit of Jethro Tull, who I do like.


78 posted on 11/13/2010 9:21:34 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Yezda Urfa is a little known Prog Rock band that sounds much like Gentle Giant. The vinyl will cost you a couple grand though.


79 posted on 11/13/2010 9:24:49 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Prepare for battle and never forsake the Lord...unknown)
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To: rabidralph
Head Knocker [by Foreigner]

Thanks for the link. First time I heard the song. Probably be my last. :) Seriously, they have much better songs than that.

80 posted on 11/13/2010 9:25:26 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: dfwgator

Yeah, the only thing that would have made it more realistic is having Beeker street playing on the radio.


81 posted on 11/13/2010 9:26:35 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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Bookmarking


82 posted on 11/13/2010 9:27:58 AM PST by RandallFlagg (Let this chant follow BHO everywhere he goes: "You lie. You lie. You lie.")
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I am a Gleek (hate the writing, love most of the musical numbers). Love the Journey trio from last year’s finale:

http://www.fox.com/glee/full-episodes/91203582001/


83 posted on 11/13/2010 9:28:51 AM PST by peggybac (Restore America and restore her honor.)
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To: peggybac

What is this new Glee stuff. A new band?


84 posted on 11/13/2010 9:30:00 AM PST by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Na, he just moves back to the parents basement with his drums.


85 posted on 11/13/2010 9:30:07 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Prepare for battle and never forsake the Lord...unknown)
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To: ETL

Maybe some Hank Mobley will be more to your liking...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqHq5g9FJeI


86 posted on 11/13/2010 9:33:05 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Prepare for battle and never forsake the Lord...unknown)
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To: ResponseAbility

Is that actually a different song from the first you linked to? They sound identical to me. Maybe I need to hear one right after the other to compare.


87 posted on 11/13/2010 9:36:44 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: dfwgator
I saw REO headline over the summer and thought they put on a pretty damn good show.

Speaking of putting a song with something else, I can never listen to a Rush song without thinking of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wpJi_hH_y28&feature=player_embedded
88 posted on 11/13/2010 9:37:07 AM PST by randomhero97 ("First you want to kill me, now you want to kiss me. Blow!" - Ash)
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To: ETL

Hank Mobley is one of the best Jazz saxophonists ever. Very different from Yezda Urfa.


89 posted on 11/13/2010 9:39:14 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Prepare for battle and never forsake the Lord...unknown)
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To: randomhero97
I saw REO headline over the summer and thought they put on a pretty damn good show.

I was concerned a little at first of the criticisms of Journey, Foreigner, Asia and REO until I heard what some of them consider quality music! :)

90 posted on 11/13/2010 9:41:05 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ResponseAbility

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg8E5iRADI8

Sorry, my copy and paste didn’t take last time. It used the one in cache. Here is the correct link.


91 posted on 11/13/2010 9:41:21 AM PST by ResponseAbility (Prepare for battle and never forsake the Lord...unknown)
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To: stripes1776
Not quite the same. There is a richness that you get from an LP that you don't get from a digitized recording. Who knows, maybe it is the compression algorithm. Lower sample rate songs are noticeable. I am especially sensitive to it for some reason.

Unfortunately, that is the digital world we live in.

Digital cameras are analogous.

92 posted on 11/13/2010 9:42:14 AM PST by dhs12345
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To: randomhero97

Speaking of Rush, did you see this, they showed this at their concerts:

South Park as L’il Rush

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eh_9NY56Sxw


93 posted on 11/13/2010 9:42:52 AM PST by dfwgator (Texas Rangers -Thanks for a great season.)
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To: ResponseAbility
Hank Mobley is one of the best Jazz saxophonists ever. Very different from Yezda Urfa.

Lol! You know what happened: you messed up on the link and reposted the same one as earlier.

94 posted on 11/13/2010 9:44:03 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: sargon

He’s good but I like Paul Rodgers from Bad Company better.


95 posted on 11/13/2010 9:45:36 AM PST by PAR
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To: ETL

157 Riverside Avenue


96 posted on 11/13/2010 9:46:32 AM PST by relee ('Till the blue skies drive the dark clouds far away)
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To: catfish1957
Glee is a TV show about a glee club in a midwestern (Ohio, I think) state. The performers are awesome, the writing SUCKS, and there are many Broadway stars who are series regulars or guest stars. I don't miss an episode.
97 posted on 11/13/2010 9:48:00 AM PST by peggybac (Restore America and restore her honor.)
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To: ResponseAbility
Sorry, my copy and paste didn’t take last time. It used the one in cache. Here is the correct link.

Thanks. However, I'm not much at all into jazz. Only a few forms I can listen to. This particular one you linked to I don't care for.

98 posted on 11/13/2010 9:54:24 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: dfwgator

That was cool.


99 posted on 11/13/2010 9:58:44 AM PST by PAR
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To: dfwgator

Holy @@@@! That’s exactly who I think he looks like, too! That kid look likes he walked out of a time warp.


100 posted on 11/13/2010 9:59:40 AM PST by Senator Pardek ( It might be hard for some of the younger Freepers to believe, but in 1982)
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