Your karaoke night. You probably know the words by heart, but you may not know the details behind the making of the song. It turned out to be a fateful call. And I hated calling my dad for a loan. It seems like I might be pushing it back to Chicago. Stick to your guns. He sent me the money, and great things started to happen. In , Cain left his previous group, the Babys, to join Journey, replacing Gregg Rolie on keyboards. We need one more song. It was magical.
Missing lyrics by Pastor Rudolph McKissick, Jr.?
After its Sopranos-assisted revival, the song became a belated UK Top 10 hit in it limped to a paltry No. There was a huge audience with big expectations for the finale. Plus, the song is a great mix of heavy whack hairband rock with Steve Perry wailing his heartfelt and, dare I say, inspiring lyrics. The Glee cast later covered the song again, resulting in combined sales of , for both versions.
Don't Stop Believin' - Live
It became a number 9 hit on the Billboard Hot on its original release after entering the chart at position 56 on October 31, In the United Kingdom, the song was not a top 40 hit on its original release, but it reached number 6 in following the popularity of a cover version by the cast of the American comedy-drama Glee. Mike DeGagne of AllMusic has described "Don't Stop Believin' " as a "perfect rock song"  and an "anthem", featuring "one of the best opening keyboard riffs in rock.
BH: "Don't Stop Believin'. I'd love to make the case for that. And that song comes on, and you just start moving with it.