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Neal Schon


Neal Schon was born in Midwest City, Oklahoma on February 27th, 1954 to Matthew and Barbara Schon. Neal dropped out of school when he was 15 to join Carlos Santana's rock group Santana. Four years later Carlos Santana and his band split up, so Neal and Gregg Rolie formed Journey. Journey released its self-titled debut album in 1975. Journey then ... See full bio »

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  Blackstar Canyon (writer: "Wheel in the Sky") (announced)
 2014 Guitar Man (Documentary) (performer: "Immigrant Song", "Thank You", "Re-Wired") / (writer: "Re-Wired")
 2010-2014 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Big Sur 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- The 100th Anniversary Jamboree 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2009-2014 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- New Directions (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Sweet Dreams (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Journey to Regionals (2010) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It/Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'", "Don't Stop Believin' (Regionals Version)", "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Sectionals (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- The Rhodes Not Taken (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2014 Marcus Finds a Voice (Short) (music: "Don't Stop Believin")
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Melissa McCarthy/Imagine Dragons (2014) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It" - uncredited)
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
 2013/I The Heat (writer: "Lights")
 2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.2 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2010-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 13 episodes)
- Episode #21.29 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.122 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.77 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.212 (2011) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.207 (2011) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2009-2012 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.28 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
- Episode #7.1 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
- Episode #6.17 (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Any Way You Want It", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Oh Sherrie")
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2012 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Stan's Best Friend (2012) ... (writer: "Wheel in the Sky" - uncredited)
 2011 Moneyball (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin" - as Neal J. Schon)
 2011 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.75 (2011) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It" - uncredited)
 2011 Glee Encore (Video) (writer: "Any Way You Want It/Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin'" - as Neal J. Schon) / (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2007-2011 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Chuck Versus the Muuurder (2011) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
- Pilot (2007) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It" - uncredited)
 2011 The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Movie) (writer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
 2010 Yogi Bear (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Going the Distance (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2010 Huckabee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 24 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2010 EastEnders (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode dated 23 July 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 29 April 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
- Episode dated 22 March 2010 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
 2010 This Ain't Glee XXX (Video) (writer: "Knocked Up At Eighteen" - uncredited)
 2010/I The Losers (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Formula 1: BBC Sport (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- The Bahrain Grand Prix: Highlights (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
- The Bahrain Grand Prix (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #5.16 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.92 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2009 Live from Studio Five (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.54 (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (writer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2009 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Maternal Capacitance (2009) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It" - uncredited)
 2008 Game Boys (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2008 Bedtime Stories (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2008 The Apprentice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Croc and the Rat (2008) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2007 The Comebacks (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2000-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Made in America (2007) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
- Bust-Out (2000) ... (writer: "Wheel in the Sky")
 2006 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tsst (2006) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2004 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Mind Hunters (2004) ... (writer: "Only The Young")
 2003 Monster (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" (1981) - as Neal J. Schon)
 2003 Scrubs (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Journey (2003) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2003 View from the Top (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 1999 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viva Ned Flanders (1999) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 1998 Armageddon (writer: "Remember Me")
 1998 The Wedding Singer (writer: "Don't Stop Believin")
 1992 Rapid Fire (writer: "Can't Find My Way", "I'll Be There")
 1989 Tango & Cash (writer: "Best Of What I Got")
 1987 White Water Summer (writer: "Be Good To Yourself")
 1986 Iron Eagle (writer: "Eyes of the World")
 1985 Vision Quest (writer: "Only The Young")
 1983 Journey (Video Game) (writer: "Chain Reaction", "Don't Stop Believin", "Stone in Love", "Keep on Runnin'", "Lights", "Wheel In The Sky")
 1980 Caddyshack (writer: "Anyway You Want It" - as Neil Schon)
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Other Works:

Escape - Journey See more »

Alternate Names:

Journey

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

A lot of the stuff we've done since the eighties was slower, and with Faithfully or Open Arms or whatever, those songs are embedded in stone and people expect to hear them live... if they don't, they're gonna be pissed and throw shit at you. With this album, I wanted to write grooves that we don't have in our show, and not just make a new Separate Ways or Stone In Love. Once you've written it ... See more »

Trivia:

Guitarist for the rock band Journey See more »

Trademark:

Gibson Les Paul See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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