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Friday, November 14, 2014

Stadium-sized Passion

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There is passion when it comes to music. Each artist puts heart and soul into the lyrics, melody and harmony. To produce an album takes ingenuity in order for the songs to maintain cohesiveness with each song never losing its own creativity. Numerous albums have reached the top of the charts. Among the songs, many have become Top 10 singles and even climbed to reach the top of the charts peaking at No. 1. Such is the American rock band in the spotlight on this day who dominated the 80s.

http://www.biography.com/people/jon-bon-jovi-9542512 Bon Jovi: good hooks, pumped-up production and stadium-sized passion forged the pop-metal alloy that made Bon Jovi one of the dominant mainstream rock bands of the Eighties

Bon Jovi, one of the world’s best-selling bands of all time, has sold more than 100 million records worldwide and performed more than 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 34 million fans. This year, 2014, marked the 30th Anniversary since the band's first album Bon Jovi was released.

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The American rock band, Bon Jovi, formed in 1983 with lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.) having begun singing and playing the guitar at age 13. The band became popular for its power ballads, soaring guitar riffs, and well-crafted melodies.

1992 Bon Jovi went to No.1 on the UK album chart with 'Keep The Faith' their fifth studio album and second UK No.1. The album marked a change in the band's sound producing six UK Top 20 hit singles, 'Keep The Faith', 'Bed Of Roses', 'In These Arms', 'I'll Sleep When I'm Dead', 'I Believe' and 'Dry County'. The album managed to reach Double Platinum status by the RIAA and debuted at #1 in both UK and Australia. In US, it produced the Top 10 hit "Bed of Roses" while the title track hit No.1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks.


And the music goes on beating to the rhythm of the changing times...