Steve Perry’s 1981 Performance Of “Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin'” Makes Us Swoon!
This is being regarded as one of Steve Perry’s most memorable performances to date. Journey was on top of the world in 1981. They were riding off the success of their seventh album Escape and then they embarked on a wildly successful world tour. Steve Perry was at the top of his game at this time.
Their 1981 performance in Tokyo shows the band performing their song “Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin'” in front of a sold-out arena. This song showcases Perry’s powerful vocals as the Japanese fans scream and lose their mind. Listen as they chant for an encore. Watching Perry sing will make you swoon as well.
“Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin'” was Journey’s first hit. It rose to No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1979. Fans never get tired of this sexy song. This video of Journey’s “Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin'” is one of the fans’ favorite performances to watch. This band loved what they do and it’s easy to see.