Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#19) Journey – Escape

February 6, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1981 Notable Songs: “Who’s Crying Now”, “Don’t Stop Believing”, “Open Arms”, “Who’s Crying Now” Album MVP: “Open Arms” Why I Loved It: This is flat-out one of the best rock albums of the 80’s, if not all-time.  Thanks to the Sopranos if you’re under 30 it’s almost automatic “Don’t Stop Believing” is the … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#67) Journey – Frontiers

November 16, 2017By Patrick Moran

YEAR RELEASED: 1983 NOTABLE TRACKS: “Separate Ways”, “Faithfully”, “After The Fall”, “Send Her My Love” ALBUM MVP: “Faithfully” WHY I LOVED IT: Frontiers almost identically shadows the same blueprint as their previous albums two years prior, Escape, packed with ballads built for radio along with a couple of rock out with your cock out jams, … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#57) Journey – Open Arms

May 31, 2017By Patrick Moran

Here’s a fun story about “Open Arms” I was oblivious to until recently.  Every 80’s fan recalls John Waite, who scored a huge hit single with “Missing You” in 1984, right? That’s actually a rhetorical question.  Anyway, years before his one-hit wonder Waite was in a British rock group called the Babys, and had Waite … Read More