Watch Journey's Neal Schon Perform Onstage Tribute to Aretha Franklin

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Neal Schon paid tribute to Aretha Franklin during Journey's set at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, on August 17. Schon, who posted a clip of the performance to his official Instagram account, wrote: "I did [a] tribute to Aretha Franklin- Queen [of] Soul R.I.P. with much Love & RESPECT."

In a separate Instagram post Schon said: "I’ve been paying respect to Aretha during my solo spot in our shows. She was the best and Huge inspiration not only as an artist but kind to all."

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.