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Bon Jovi Artist Bio and Lyrics


In the summer of 1982, out of high school and working part-time in a shoe store - 80's star Jon Bon Jovi finally got a job at the Power Station Studios, a Manhattan recording facility where his cousin, Tony Bongiovi, was the co-owner. Bon Jovi made several song demos and sent them out to numerous record companies - but failed to make any contacts.

Bon Jovi Top 80's Hits and
Lyrics From Project 80's

Bon JoviLyrics You Give Love A Bad Name
Lyrics Livin' On A Prayer
Lyrics Bad Medicine
Lyrics I'll Be There For You
Lyrics Born To Be My Baby
Lyrics Lay Your Hands On Me
Lyrics (I Dont Wanna Fall) To The Fire
Lyrics (Its Hard) Letting You Go
Lyrics 634-5789
Lyrics 99 In The Shade
Lyrics All About Loving You
Lyrics All I Want Is Everything
Lyrics Always
Lyrics Always Run To You
Lyrics Bed Of Roses
Lyrics Bitter Wine
Lyrics Blame It On The Love Of Rock & Roll
Lyrics Blaze Of Glory
Lyrics Blood On Blood
Lyrics Bounce
Lyrics Breakout
Lyrics Burning For Love
Lyrics Captain Crash and the Beauty Queen From Mars
Lyrics Come Back
Lyrics Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado (This Aint A Love Song)
Lyrics Damned
Lyrics Diamond Ring
Lyrics Dry County
Lyrics Everyday
Lyrics Fear
Lyrics Fields Of Fire
Lyrics Get Ready
Lyrics Hearts Breaking Even
Lyrics Hey God
Lyrics Homebound Train
Lyrics Hook Me Up
Lyrics I Believe
Lyrics I Got The Girl
Lyrics I Thank You
Lyrics I Want You
Lyrics Id Die For You
Lyrics Ill Sleep When Im Dead
Lyrics If I Could Make A Living Out of Loving You
Lyrics If I Was Your Mother
Lyrics If Thats What It Takes
Lyrics In And Out Of Love
Lyrics In These Arms
Lyrics Its My Life
Lyrics Joey
Lyrics Just Older
Lyrics Keep The Faith
Lyrics King Of The Mountain
Lyrics Let It Rock
Lyrics Lie To Me
Lyrics Little Bit Of Soul
Lyrics Living In Sin
Lyrics Love For Sale
Lyrics Love Lies
Lyrics Love Me Back To Life
Lyrics Misunderstood
Lyrics My Guitar Lies Bleeding In My Arms
Lyrics Mystery Train
Lyrics Never Say Goodbye
Lyrics Next 100 Years
Lyrics One Wild Night
Lyrics Only Lonely
Lyrics Open All Night
Lyrics Raise Your Hands
Lyrics Ride Cowboy Ride
Lyrics Right Side Of Wrong
Lyrics Rockin In The Free World
Lyrics Roulette
Lyrics Runaway
Lyrics Save A Prayer
Lyrics Save The World
Lyrics Say It Isnt So
Lyrics Secret Dreams
Lyrics She Dont Know Me
Lyrics Shes A Mystery
Lyrics Shot Through The Heart
Lyrics Silent Night
Lyrics Social Disease
Lyrics Someday Ill Be Saturday Night
Lyrics Something For The Pain
Lyrics Something To Believe In
Lyrics Stick To Your Guns
Lyrics Thank You For Loving Me
Lyrics The Distance
Lyrics The Hardest Part Is The Night
Lyrics The Price Of Love
Lyrics These Days
Lyrics This Aint A Love Song
Lyrics Tokio Road
Lyrics Two Story Town
Lyrics Undivided
Lyrics Wanted Dead Or Alive
Lyrics Wild In The Streets
Lyrics Wild Is The Wind
Lyrics Without Love
Lyrics Woman In Love
Lyrics You Had Me From Hello

In 1983, a local New York radio station WAPP 103.5FM held a contest in search of the best unsigned band. Bon Jovi used studio musicians to record the track "Runaway". After it won the contest, it became an instant hit in the summer of 1983.

In 1984, with the help of their new manager Doc McGhee, Bon Jovi's debut album, Bon Jovi, was released. The album went gold in the US and was also released in the UK. The group opened on tour for ZZ Top in the US, and Scorpions and Kiss in Europe. They also made an appearance on American Bandstand.

In 1985 Bon Jovi released their second album 7800° Fahrenheit. The response to the album was not good. Jon Bon Jovi himself later said it could have and should have been a better disc.

Bon Jovi's third album, Slippery When Wet, catapulted the band to supergroup status around the world. The album included the hits "You Give Love a Bad Name", "Livin' On A Prayer", and "Wanted Dead or Alive". The album has sold in excess of 12 million copies since its release in 1986.

Bon Jovi's final 1980's album New Jersey was released in 1988. The album was recorded very shortly after the tour for Slippery When Wet because the band wanted to prove that they were not just a one hit wonder. New Jersey is a Bon Jovi fan favorite. It includes the hit songs "Bad Medicine" and "Lay Your Hands On Me".


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