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‘You should be on a stage where you belong’: Journey’s Jonathan Cain has a message for Steve Perry

‘You should be on a stage where you belong’: Journey’s Jonathan Cain has a message for Steve Perry

Cain boasts a huge appreciation for Perry, despite their lengthy time apart.

‘We had to do something else’: How Journey moved on after Steve Perry’s departure

‘We had to do something else’: How Journey moved on after Steve Perry’s departure

For Journey, the absence of its lead singer from the road — no matter the radio magic that had come before — was setting the band up for certain disaster.

Journey’s Jonathan Cain might sit in with his former band, the newly reunited Babys

Journey’s Jonathan Cain might sit in with his former band, the newly reunited Babys

The Babys are continuing without former breakout stars John Waite and Jonathan Cain, both later members of Bad English. But they’ve received an unfettered endorsement from Waite, and Cain has been active behind the scenes.

Partial Journey reunions with Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Jonathan Cain: Gimme Five

Partial Journey reunions with Steve Perry, Gregg Rolie, Neal Schon, Steve Smith, Jonathan Cain: Gimme Five

Fans of Journey’s best-known lineups — Gregg Rolie’s free-form 1970s version, and Steve Perry’s arena-ballad 1980s edition — have little hope of seeing any meaningful reunion of these wildly divergent camps.

‘It stayed with me’: Jonathan Cain remembers how a dying child reshaped Journey’s “Only the Young”

‘It stayed with me’: Jonathan Cain remembers how a dying child reshaped Journey’s “Only the Young”

Keyboardist Jonathan Cain, still very emotional after three decades, remembers the terminally ill little boy who forever changed the context of Journey’s 1980s hit “Only the Young.”

‘What’s the point of making a new CD?’: Journey is at a crossroads after Eclipse stiffs

‘What’s the point of making a new CD?’: Journey is at a crossroads after Eclipse stiffs

Journey’s most recent release, 2011’s heavy-rocking Eclipse, debuted at No. 13 in the U.S. — but keyboardist Jonathan Cain says sales quickly fell off afterward.

'Quite a band': Jonathan Cain goes inside the original sessions for Journey's "Faithfully"

Sometimes, inspiration can happen with all of the suddenness and illumination of a lightning strike: Such was the case when Journey entered the studio to record “Faithfully,” keyboardist and songwriter Jonathan Cain says.

Forgotten series: The Babys – Anthology (2000)

Backed by pounds of promotion, the Babys were primed for world domination. Formed in 1975, the London, England-based band really did have a lot going for them.

Gimme Five: Steve Smith on songs with Journey, Jean-Luc Ponty, Vital Information

On this special edition of Something Else! Reviews’ One Track Mind, we hand the reins over to Steve Smith, who’s had memorable tenures with Journey and Jean-Luc Ponty and now leads the fusion jazz group Vital Information.

Journey – Eclipse (2011)

In many ways, the initial cuts on Journey’s Eclipse recall the wide-open heavy fusion of the the band’s original Gregg Rolie-era records, a period when guitarist Neal Schon pulled and stretched his muse. At the same time, singer Arnel Pineda possesses a second-act Steve Perry-sounding penchant for soaring expectancy.

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