Video: Journey's Ex-Singer Steve Perry Performs Live for the First Time in 20 Years


Video: Journey's Ex-Singer Steve Perry Performs Live for the First Time in 20 Years


The singer performed two Journey songs during a recent Eels concert at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Journey's former lead singer Steve Perry, who hadn't performed live in nearly two decades, gave fans a huge surprise last weekend. The 65-year-old musician took the stage at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, and performed for the crowd during an Eels concert.

Eels' frontman Mark Everett told the audience that Perry hadn't performed live in years and he walked away from rock & roll in early '90s because "it didn't feel right." "And for some reason only known to him, he feels like tonight in St. Paul, Minnesota, it feels right," Everett added.

During that night's concert, Perry sang an Eels song titled "It's a Motherf**ker". "I've told Everett over and over again, 'I love that song,' " Perry told the crowd. "When I first met him, I couldn't believe it. [I said], 'Someday, I want to sing that song.' "

He then followed it up with two Journey classics "Open Arms" and "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin' ".

Perry left Journey partly due to his health problems. Bandmate Neal Schon denied rumors that he kicked Perry out of the band. "He chose not to perform. He didn't want to sing with us. He didn't want to do a record. He didn't want to do anything. That was pretty much where he was at. And he wanted us to sit still and not do anything too. But we all wrote the music together, and I think we're all entitled to play it if we wish," Schon recently told Classic Rock magazine.



© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Bella Hadid Goes Braless in Completely Sheer Top. See the Eye-Popping Pics
  2. Suki Waterhouse Flashes Nipples in See-Through Dress During Chilly Beach Photo Shoot
  3. Khloe Kardashian Is 'Thrilled' She's Expecting First Child With Tristan Thompson
  4. Brad Pitt Reportedly Moving In With Kate Hudson Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce
  5. Jennifer Lopez Breaks Silence on Her Relationship With Drake
  6. Is Charlize Theron's Adopted Son Becoming a Girl? He Wears Box Braids and Pink Outfit
  7. Kim Kardashian Did Want to Divorce Kanye West. Here's Why She Stays
  8. Angelina Jolie Loses Her Team's Trust Amid Brad Pitt Custody War
  9. Chris Brown and Rihanna May Start Hooking Up Again After Spotted Hanging Out Together
  10. Report: Angelina Jolie Is Forced to Hand Over Kids to Brad Pitt

CELEBS PHOTO