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Prince Checked With Journey Before Releasing 'Purple Rain'

The song has similarities to 'Faithfully'

(Newser) - Prince's "Purple Rain" bears enough similarities to Journey's "Faithfully" that quite a few cover version mashups can be found on YouTube. But there was never a legal battle over the songs, because Prince reached out to Journey before releasing "Purple Rain," Journey's Neal... More »

Journey Guitarist Wins $290K in Wedding Lawsuit

He never stopped believin'

(Newser) - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $290,000 payout to settle a lawsuit by the guitarist of rock band Journey that claimed the city unfairly jacked up fees to use a city landmark for his lavish wedding. The full board voted unanimously to approve the settlement... More »

Journey Drummer Indicted on Rape, Slew of Charges

Deen Castronovo bombarded victim with texts, calls after order to stay away

(Newser) - Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was arrested in Oregon on June 14 and charged with misdemeanor assault and menacing, but he was released on $20,000 bail and told to stay away from the alleged victim, per the Statesman Journal . A few weeks later, he's back behind bars after reportedly... More »

Michaele Salahi, Journey Rocker Engaged

So ... Michaele Salahi-Neal Schon relationship is real, then?

(Newser) - So, apparently Michaele Salahi's relationship with Journey guitarist Neal Schon is not just a publicity stunt—or if it is, she's taking it to Kardashian-Humphries levels. The White House gatecrasher , who left fellow gatecrasher hubby Tareq for the rocker last year and officially divorced in August, is now... More »

Salahi Has 'Passionate' Relationship With Rocker

They've known each other since at least 2009

(Newser) - As some of us suspected, Michaele Salahi wasn't kidnapped —she just ran off with a rock star . But mystery remains: How exactly does she know Journey guitarist Neal Schon? The Washington Post points to a 2009 story revealing that, prior to becoming famous for crashing a White House... More »

Salahi Isn't Kidnapped: She's With Journey Guitarist

Where else?

(Newser) - Insert appropriate Journey lyric here: Tareq Salahi was convinced his wife had been kidnapped today, but it turns out that Michaele is safe and sound ... in the arms of Journey guitarist Neal Schon, reports TMZ . "Nobody kidnapped her and they are in Memphis together," says a band rep.... More »

Journey's 'Don't Stop' an Unlikely Phenom

Song achieves icon status, nearly 30 years later

(Newser) - By songwriting standards, Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” should never have made it past No. 9, which is where it stalled on the charts when it was released in 1981. But since then, the song—which doesn’t get to its anthemic chorus until 3 minutes and... More »

Songs You Can't Escape This Summer

Unless you go everywhere wearing headphones, of course

(Newser) - Just because everyone has an iPod these days doesn’t mean you can escape the inevitable “summer jams,” writes Maura Johnston on Gawker. She selects the “seven tracks you will likely be subjected to should you decide to spend headphone-free time” anywhere:
  • No Boundaries, Kris Allen: “
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Songs Savaged by Pop Culture

Commercials, YouTube and 'iconic' movie scenes make old faves unlistenable

(Newser) - Some songs simply can't survive the ravages of pop culture. Scott Bennett on College Humor, runs down some tunes he can no longer listen to:
  • "O, Fortuna:" Jackass turned this "orchestral masterpiece" from Carl Orff into something that went from evoking "the struggle of mankind" to
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Wal-Mart Looks for Better Return on CDs

Uber-retailer plans to trim selection of artists, titles

(Newser) - As the country's leading brick-and-mortar CD seller, Wal-Mart occupies a special place in the music industry, earning perks like exclusive releases of CDs by bands like Journey and, soon, AC/DC. But with sales of physical CDs in freefall, even Wal-Mart is considering cutting the number of titles and artists its... More »

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