5 Things to Know About the Journey-Singing Janitor on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Richard Goodall, a 55-year-old janitor from Terre Haute, Indiana, received the Golden Buzzer on AGT's season 19 premiere.

Goodall has been a janitor for 23 years, currently working at West Vigo Middle School in Terre Haute.

He is a member of a band called ManOpause, performing rock anthems at local venues like Archie’s Sports Bar.

Former Journey frontman Steve Perry praised Goodall's TikTok cover of "Don’t Stop Believin’" in 2022.

Goodall calms his nerves with music from Journey, Foreigner, and Survivor before performances.

Since June 2022, Goodall's TikTok covers have gained over 104,000 followers, featuring songs by Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, and more.