Mike Coppola / Staff

Pre-Perry Version Of Wheel In The Sky

Although you might think Steve Perry is synonymous with Journey, that wasn't always the case. The band released three albums before acquiring Perry, none of which made any mark on the music industry. When their record label threatened to drop Journey, their manager, Herbie Herbert, took action. Fleischman was replaced by Steve Perry. This was during the recording of their fourth album, Infinity, which presented the world with the single Wheel In The Sky. But before it landed on the album with Perry singing, Fleischman did a demo version. It's....different.

Check it out.