Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'

"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" is a song by American rock group Journey, released as a single in 1979 from the album Evolution. It became Journey's first Top 40 hit in the United States, reaching No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November of that year.[2] Outside the US, "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" reached No. 12 in Canada and No. 37 in New Zealand.

"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
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Single by Journey
from the album Evolution
ReleasedSeptember 1979
Format7" single
RecordedCherokee Studios, Los Angeles, California, 1978
GenreBlues rock
Songwriter(s)Steve Perry[1]
Producer(s)Roy Thomas Baker
Journey singles chronology
"Just The Same Way"
"Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'"
"Too Late"

Cover versionsEdit

Music videoEdit

In July 1979, a music video was released for this song. It was directed by Bruce Gowers, best known for directing videos for Queen, Michael Jackson, and Prince.

Use in mediaEdit

  • The original recording of "Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'" appeared in the pilot episode of Glee and was used and recorded by the cast of Glee in a mash-up with "Any Way You Want It" for the first-season finale.


Additional musiciansEdit

  • Greg Werner – backing vocals


  1. ^ https://www.discogs.com/Journey-Lovin-Touchin-Squeezin/release/1860388
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Eighth Edition. Record Research. p. 334.