Official Videos and Live Performances
New Jersey in the U.S., Bon Jovi formed in 1983 and have sold 120
million records worldwide. In the 80s, the band had nine top 40 singles
in the UK between 1986 and 1989, from two hit albums, Slippery When Wet and New Jersey.
band members are Jon Bon Jovi (vocals and guitar), Richie Sambora
(guitar), Tico Torres (drummer), David Bryan (keyboards) and Hugh
McDonald (bass) who unofficially replaced Alec John Such in 1994.
The first video (above) is for You Give Love A Bad Name which features footage of the band performing live. Released in July 1986, this was the lead single from the album Slippery When Wet and gave Bon Jovi their first major hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 and reaching #14 in the UK. However, in the UK the first single to break into the Top 40 was Only Lonely in 1985 which was lifted from the previous album 7800 Farenheit. The song was released on the Mercury Records label and the B-side included two tracks; Raise Your Hands and Let It Rock.
Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer (1986)
Here's the track listing - enjoy!
1. It's My Life/You Give Love A Bad Name
2. Bad Medicine
3. Livin' On A Prayer
4. You Give Love A Bad Name
5. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead
6. We Weren't Born To Follow
7. Have A Nice Day
8. Born To Be My Baby
9. No Apologies
12. I'll Be There For You
13. Wanted Dead Or Alive
14. Blaze Of Glory