Bon Jovi – Runaway & Heart Of America ( Live Farm Aid 1985)
With the help of their new manager Doc McGhee they recorded the band’s debut album, Bon Jovi, which was released on January 21, 1984. The album included the band’s first hit single, ” Runaway “, reaching the top forty on the Billboard Hot 100.
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.
1 in November 1986, and ” Livin’ on a Prayer ” reached No. 1 on Feb. 14, 1987, and stayed there for four weeks. It’s the band’s longest-running top hit, and its lead characters, Tommy and Gina, have become part of rock mythology.
Bon Jovi describes himself as a recovering Catholic .
Freddie Mercury Stole the Show at Live Aid in 1985.
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.
Swinging over to the higher end of things, these are the artists commanding at least $1 million for one show: Bon Jovi .
Top 10 Bon Jovi Songs “I’ll Be There for You” “In and Out of Love” “Lay Your Hands on Me” ” You Give Love a Bad Name ” From: ‘Slippery When Wet’ (1986) “Bad Medicine” From: ‘New Jersey’ (1988) “Runaway” From: ‘Bon Jovi’ (1984) “Wanted Dead or Alive” From: ‘Slippery When Wet’ (1986) ” Livin’ on a Prayer ” From: ‘Slippery When Wet’ (1986)
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.
Rockstar Jon Bon Jovi shares the inspiration for Bon Jovi’s song “It’s My Life,” which was in part inspired by the legendary singer Frank Sinatra’s lyrics, I did it my way. Plus, Jon talks about how writing a song from a “pure place” gives him a greater chance of resonating with listeners.
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.