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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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Known For

Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey Himself, lead guitar, Journey
(2012)
Armageddon
Armageddon Soundtrack
(1998)
The Losers
The Losers Soundtrack
(2010)
Caddyshack
Caddyshack Soundtrack
(1980)

Filmography

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 2018 The Week Of (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2015-2018 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- John Lithgow/Kelly Clarkson/Kacey Musgraves (2018) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
- Will Ferrell/Robert Irwin/Migos (2018) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
- Michael Strahan/Jenna Bush Hager & Barbara Bush/Tove Lo (2017) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Casey Affleck/Sienna Miller/Solange (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (Video Game) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2016 Ash vs Evil Dead (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Home Again (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2016 Quick Reviews with Maverick (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Phantom Menace (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - as Neil Schlon)
 2016 Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Snoop Dogg vs. Chris Paul (2016) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2016 Hired Gun (Documentary) (performer: "Irish Cream", "In a Cloud") / (writer: "Irish Cream", "In a Cloud")
 2015 The Muppets. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pig Out (2015) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
 2015 Ferrell Takes the Field (TV Special documentary) (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Paul Rudd/Paula Pell & James Anderson/Anderson East (2015) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2015/I Guitar Man (Documentary) (performer: "Immigrant Song", "Thank You", "Re-Wired") / (writer: "Re-Wired")
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- 2009 (2015) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- 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)
 2014 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Final Show (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 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)
 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)
 2014 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2013 (2014) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2013 Great American Rock Anthems: Turn It Up to 11 (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2006-2013 Supernatural (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Bad Boys (2013) ... (writer: "Stone In Love")
- Bloodlust (2006) ... (writer: "Wheel In The Sky")
  Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (courtesy - 1 episode, 2013) (music - 1 episode, 2013)
- Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (2013) ... (courtesy: "Be Good To Yourself', "Only The Young (From Motion Picture Vision Quest)", "Change For The Better', "Lights", "Don't Stop Believin", "When You Love A Woman', "Where Did I Lose Your Love", "Escape", "Anyway You Want It", "The Journey (Revelation)", "Girl Can't Help It', "Wheel In The Sky", "Majestic", "Edge Of The Blade") / (music: "Be Good To Yourself', "Only The Young (From Motion Picture Vision Quest)", "Change For The Better', "Lights", "Don't Stop Believin", "When You Love A Woman', "Where Did I Lose Your Love", "Escape", "Anyway You Want It", "The Journey (Revelation)", "Girl Can't Help It', "Wheel In The Sky", "Majestic", "Edge Of The Blade")
 2013 The Voice of the Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
 2013 Average Consumer (TV Series short) (writer - 1 episode)
- "Anchorman 2" Trailer/Thoughts (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2013/I The Heat (writer: "Lights")
 2013 Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2013: Auditions 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Closing Time (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 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 - 5 episodes)
- Auditions 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #7.28 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
- Auditions 1 (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
- Final Results (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
- Episode #6.17 (2009) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2012 Rock of Ages (writer: "Don't Stop Believin' (Acoustic)", "Any Way You Want It", "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2012 Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2012 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The C Word (2012) ... (writer: "Any Way You Want It" - as Neal George Joseph Schon)
 2012 Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey (Documentary) (courtesy: "Be Good To Yourself" written by nm0675308, nm0128916 & nm0774737, "Stone In Love" written by nm0128916, nm0675308 & nm0774737, "Only The Young (from the Motion Picture Vision Quest)" written by nm0128916, nm0675308 & nm0774737, "Change For The Better" written by nm0128916 & nm0774737, "Lights" written by nm0675308 & nm0774737, "Don't Stop Believin'" written by nm0128916, nm0675308 & nm0774737, "City Of Hope" written by nm0774737 & nm0128916, "When You Love A Woman" written by nm0675308, nm0128916 & nm0774737, "Where Did I Lose Your Love?" written by nm0128916 & nm0774737, "Escape" written by nm0128916, nm0675308 & nm0774737, "Anyway You Want It" written by nm0675308 & nm0774737, "The Journey (Revelation)" written by nm0774737, "Girl Can't Help It" written by nm0128916, nm0675308 & nm0774737, "Higher Place" written by nm0774737, nm1061987 & nm0128916, "Wheel In The Sky" written by nm0774737, Diane Valory & Robert Reischman, "Majestic" written by nm0675308 & nm0774737, "Edge Of The Blade" written by nm0675308 & nm0774737 & nm0128916)
 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 Special) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2010 Yogi Bear (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Going the Distance (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2010 Teen Choice Awards 2010 (TV Special) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 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 Radio 1's Big Weekend (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Cheryl Cole and Alicia Keys @ R1BW (2010) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010/I The Losers (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2010 Brad & Jerrid (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brad and Jerrid's Birthday Blowout (2010) ... (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 Believin'" - uncredited)
 2009 Glee Casting Session (TV Movie documentary) (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 Believin'")
 2008 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs (TV Movie) (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 2008 Bedtime Stories (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'")
 2008 Rock Band 2 (Video Game) (writer: "Anyway You Want It")
 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'")
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Frank Factor (2007) ... (writer: "Wheel in the Sky" - uncredited)
 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 Life After Film School (TV Series) (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2006 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tsst (2006) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believin'" - uncredited)
 2005 Family Guy (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Make Me Over (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing" - uncredited)
 2004-2005 Cold Case (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Schadenfreude (2005) ... (writer: "Don't Stop Believing")
- Mind Hunters (2004) ... (writer: "Only The Young")
 2004 Machiavellian Boys (Short) (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 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")
 1994 Everything Went Wrong (Short) (writer: "Any Way You Want It")
 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")
 1981 Yume, yume no ato (writer: "Moon Theme")
 1980 Caddyshack (writer: "Anyway You Want It" - as Neil Schon)
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Alternate Names:

Journey

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We're a very musical band and we've never really had anybody come in and re-arrange our stuff with Pro Tools. We were always well-rehearsed, we'd walk in the studio, play live, and I'd always play live solos. See more »

Trivia:

His father was of German descent. His mother was of Italian ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

PRS Signature Line Guitars See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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