So with all the tragic violence in The Middle East today and The Cold War being crudely reheated by Putin, here is one man's naïve but heartfelt playlist for Peace. It may not have much to do with the realities of the situation in Gaza or Ukraine, but as John Lennon once said, "Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."
Neal Schon: "Journey is more about well-crafted songs and well recorded and produced songs, and I think that what I enjoy about my solo songs is that I'm sort of more of a painter with a blank canvas and a bunch of paints and materials to work with and I kind of throw everything on there and see how it lands."
A little over a month ago I had the opportunity to complete my lifelong dream of visiting Liverpool, the birthplace of The Beatles and where the seeds of the British rock invasion of the 1960s were first spread. I was immediately amazed and also impressed by how great a part they still play in the city's cultural and social life.