Journey, Leppard take big crowd on fun trip

Before the 2006 version of Journey emerged, the P.A. system played, not so coincidentally, a 35-year-old song by the Who: "Won't Get Fooled Again."

As the band took the stage, Roger Daltrey sang, "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss," which was fitting but inaccurate.

Journey's original "boss" was lead singer Steve Perry, who was replaced in the late 1990s by Steve Augeri. In July, Augeri went on sick leave with a bad throat.

So the singer on this idyllic late-summer night in Bonner Springs was another new boss: Jeff Scott Soto, who used to sing for ace guitar shredder Yngwie Malmsteen.

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