PICS: Journey at Petco Park

Don't stop believin': Journey took Petco Park back in time with a classic-rock set that trotted out huge crowd favorites -- one after another.

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Ryan Wendler, photographer
The band, which has sold more than 48 million albums in the U.S. alone, was in fantastic form throughout the show. (Guitarist Neal Schon and vocalist Arnel Pineda pictured)
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Dana Bailey
They were also joined on the bill by fellow rock giants Def Leppard and Cheap Trick (check out their own photo galleries on SoundDiego.com)! (Schon pictured)
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Fatima Kelley
The band powered through a great 14-song set during the Sept. 23 show -- playing all the crowd favorites. (Schon, bassist Ross Valory, drummer Steve Smith pictured, left to right)
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Bob Redell/NBC Bay Area
The band’s lineup has changed over the years but currently consists of lead vocalist Arnel Pineda, guitarist Neal Schon, bassist Ross Valory, drummer Steve Smith and keyboardist Jonathan Cain.
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Jim Warner
Fun fact: The band hired Pineda (pictured) after watching him sing covers of Journey songs on YouTube videos. Not bad for a guy that had never in his wildest dreams thought he’d be fronting the actual band!
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Matt Malone
A little history: Journey originally came together in San Francisco in 1973. The group was initially comprised of members of two others bands: Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch (which gets our vote for best band name of all time, duh). (Schon pictured)
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Associated Press
The band's 1981 hit "Don't Stop Believin'" became the top-selling track in iTunes history in 2009. They've also had 18 Top 40 singles in the U.S. and two gold albums, eight multi-platinum albums and one diamond album -- which is the designation given to records that have sold more than 10 million copies in the U.S. alone. (Pineda and Smith pictured, left to right)
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NBC 7 News
On Sept. 23, they played the following songs: “Separate Ways (World Apart),” “"Only the Young," "Escape," "Stone in Love," "Be Good to Yourself," "Lights" (which was dedicated to former vocalist Steve Perry) … (Valory and Smith pictured, left to right)
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Fatima Kelley
Followed by "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'," Who's Crying Now," "Open Arms," "La Do Da," "Any Way You Want It," "Wheel in the Sky," "Faithfully" and "Don't Stop Believin'."
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Kristin Dube
Come back soon, guys! (Valory, Smith and Schon pictured, left to right)
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