Sunday, January 29, 2012

Hits List: Journey

When Steve Perry became lead singer of Journey, the group took off.  When they added keyboardist Jonathan Cain, they became arguably the most talented group in the world.  They have so many memorable songs.  Here is their complete Hits List:

1975:  "To Play Some Music"
1976:  "On a Saturday Night"
           "She Makes Me (Feel Alright)"
1977:  "Spaceman"

1978:  "Wheel in the Sky" (#57, #45 Canada, #9 France)--highly underrated.
           "Feeling That Way"/"Anytime" (#83)--highly underrated.
           "Lights"--highly underrated
1979:  "Just the Same Way" (#58, #80 Canada)
           "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" (#16, #6 Canada)

1980:  "Too Late" (#70)
           "Any Way You Want It" (#23, #5 Canada)
           "Walks Like a Lady" (#32, #15 Canada)
           "Good Morning Girl"/"Stay Awhile" (#55)

1981:  "The Party's Over (Hopelessly in Love)" (#34, #2 Mainstream Rock, #24 Canada)
           "Dixie Highway" (#30 Mainstream)
           "Who's Crying Now" (#4, #4 Mainstream, #14 Adult Contemporary, #2 Canada, #4 France)
           "Stone in Love" (#13 Mainstream)
           "Don't Stop Believin'" (#9, #8 Mainstream, #2 Canada)

1982:  "Open Arms" (#2, #35 Mainstream, #7 AC, #2 Canada)
           "Still They Ride" (#19, #47 Mainstream, #37 AC)
           "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" (#8, #1 Mainstream, #3 Canada, #3 France)
           "Faithfully" (#12, #24 AC, #10 Canada)--highly underrated.
           "After the Fall" (#23, #30 Mainstream)
           "Send Her My Love" (#23, #27 AC, # France)--underrated.
           "Only Solutions" (#22 Mainstream)
1983:  "Ask the Lonely" (#3 Mainstream, #7 France)
1985:  "Only the Young" (#9, #3 Mainstream, #11 Canada, #8 France)
1986:  "Be Good to Yourself" (#9, #2 Mainstream, #43 Canada)
           "Suzanne" (#17, #11 Mainstream, #87 Canada)
           "Girl Can't Help It" (#17, #9 Mainstream, #60 Canada, #9 France)--underrated.
           "Raised on Radio" (#27 Mainstream)
1987:  "I'll Be Alright Without You" (#14, #26 Mainstream, #7 AC, #57 Canada, #9 France)--underrated.
           "Why Can't This Night Go on Forever" (#60, #24 AC)
1989:  "Who's Crying Now" (re-issue)
1993:  "Lights" (live) (#74, #30 AC)
           "Natural Thing" (#32 Mainstream)

1996:  "When You Love a Woman" (#12, #1 AC, #3 Canada, #49 France)--underrated.
           "Message of Love" (#18 Mainstream, #36 Canada)
           "Can't Tame the Lion" (#33 Mainstream, #86 Canada)
           "If He Should Break Your Heart" (#21 AC, #13 Canada)
2001:  "Higher Place"
           "All the Way" (#22 AC)
           "With Your Love"
2005:  "The Place in Your Heart"

2008:  "After All These Years" (#9 AC)
           "Never Walk Away"
           "Where Did I Lose Your Love" (#19 AC)
2011:  "Anything is Possible" (#21 AC)
           "City of Hope"

That's 26 hits for this great group.  Even though radio blew it on several of their songs, they still charted six Top 10's.  On the Mainstream Rock chart, Journey enjoyed 20 hits with 8 Top 10 songs and one #1.  Although their music isn't tailored towards Adult Contemporary, the group still had 10 AC hits with 3 Top 10's and one #1.

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