Journey’s Neal Schon Honors Prince On His Birthday

Journey’s Neal Schon is honoring and remembering Prince on his birthday with his guitar soaring high to heaven with his rendition of Purple Rain.

Prince, pancakes and Journey guitar riffs at 4 am…. the late eighties and I am sitting with Prince on the floor in his apartment at Paisley Park. We’ve listened to Joni Mitchell, Peter Gabriel and I notice a worn Journey Escape record in his collection. Surprised I turned to him and said: “Never took you for a Journey fan”. He gave me that doe-eyed look that always made me uncomfortable and said: “Neal Schon is one of my favorite guitarists on the planet, he is a genius.”  Purple Rain will be on Schon’s new album “Universe” coming out this fall.  You can pre-order here:…

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