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April 12, 2017 - EXCLUSIVE: Neal Schon's Complete Rock Hall of Fame Speech
If you think that being immortalized in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is "just another honor" for some renowned musicians, it certainly was nothing of the sort for Neal Schon as he stepped to the microphone to speak during Journey's big moment during the Rock Hall's 32nd annual induction ceremony at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, on April 7. The guitarist found himself overwhelmed by emotion, and wasn't able to deliver the complete content of the speech he had written for his band's induction. "There were so many emotions, and I was first to speak, so It was actually a bit surreal for me," explains Schon. "I choked up seeing everyone. I had seen Steve back stage, and I got a great feeling from him that our friendship, respect, and love was still there. So when we walked up to be inducted, he came up to me and we exchanged a hug. Then, I was trying to get my composure back, and I decided I couldn't read my speech �" even though I did like what I had written." READ MORE

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