They called her Gina because she reminded them of (Italian actress) Gina Lollobrigida. So we started the song off with Johnny and Gina because Johnny was my original name. And (Jon) said, “I can’t be singing about Johnny.
Livin’ on a Prayer
|“Livin’ on a Prayer”|
|Songwriter(s)||Jon Bon Jovi Richie Sambora Desmond Child|
|Bon Jovi singles chronology|
|“You Give Love a Bad Name” (1986) “Livin’ on a Prayer” (1986) “Wanted Dead or Alive” (1987)|
Lest you think Jon Bon Jovi’s new Palm Beach, Fla. mansion is his only home, let us remind you that he also has a chateau in New Jersey. You read that correctly — the singer has a French-inspired chateau in his hometown of Middletown, N.J., according to CNBC.
Will Estes (as Tommy ) and Shiri Appleby (as Gina ) are the two main characters. At the beginning, Tommy is watching a video of a Bon Jovi concert on his computer when he is ordered by his mother to take out the trash.
In addition to penning hits for their own platinum selling albums, Jon and Richie have written songs for other artists including Cher’s “We All Sleep Alone,” Loverboy’s “Notorious” and the song they wrote and produced, “Peace in Our Time” on Russian band Gorky Park’s new Polygram lp.
His father was of Italian (the name Bongiovi comes from Sciacca, Sicily) and Slovak ancestry and his mother is of German and Russian descent. He has stated that he is a blood relative of singer Frank Sinatra. Bon Jovi was raised Catholic.
The reason the key change in “ Livin’ on a Prayer ” sounds so dramatic is because it is just a ridiculous leap. In the last chorus, they jump an entire minor third up from the previous choruses. That’s one way to do it.
Jon Bon Jovi bumming a smoke . Bon Jovi , in fact, only drinks wine. “That’s my drink of choice,” he says.
Jon Bon Jovi net worth: Jon Bon Jovi is an American rock star, singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, actor, and philanthropist who has a net worth of $410 million . Bon Jovi is best known as the founder and frontman of the rock band Bon Jovi.
Singer Jon Bon Jovi is claiming in a new interview that he is moving his family to the Torrington, Connecticut area. “I just want a place to escape to sometimes and the Torrington area seems like a good choice for my family. I know it’s going to be a lot different than what I’ve been used to but I’m