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2008-10-03 15:00:19

By Nathalie Baret For the Journal One night a little less than a year ago, Journey's ax man, Neal Schon, was surfing YouTube, scouting hundreds of singers in hopes of finding a legacy voice, a tenor rich with soul and emotion, someone who could fill former frontman Steve Perry's hard-to-fit shoes. "Neal was hunting and probing, looking for any singer who sounded like Steve," said drummer/ percussionist and backup vocalist Deen Castronovo, calling from Tampa, Fla. "We were just seeking...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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