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Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville. Fronted by lead singer and namesake Jon Bon Jovi, the group originally achieved large-scale success in the 1980s.

They have also won a Grammy for best Country Collaboration for "Who Says You Can't Go Home" with Jennifer Nettles from Sugarland. They have also been nominated twice for the smash hit "It's My Life" and two songs from the album Bounce, "Misunderstood" and "Everyday".

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Slippery When Wet (1986)[edit]

  • An angel's smile is what you sell
    You promised me heaven, then put me through hell.
    • "You Give Love a Bad Name"
  • She says we've got to hold on to what we've got
    It doesn't make a difference if we make it or not
    We've got each other and that's a lot
    For love - we'll give it a shot
    • "Living on a Prayer"
  • Gina dreams of running away, when she cries in the night
    Tommy whispers: Baby it's okay, someday.
    • "Living on a Prayer"
  • We've got to hold on ready or not
    You live for the fight when that's all that you've got.
    • "Living on a Prayer"
  • I saw a man down on lonely street
    A broken man who looked like me
    And no one knows the pain he's been living
    He lost his love and still hasn't forgiven himself.
    • "Without Love"
  • We danced so close; we danced so slow
    And I swore I'd never let you go.
    • "Never Say Goodbye"
  • It's all the same only the names have changed.
    • "Wanted Dead Or Alive"

New Jersey (1988)[edit]

  • What you get ain't always what you see
    But satisfaction is guaranteed
    • "Lay Your Hands on Me"
  • Only God would know the reasons
    But I bet he must have had a plan
    'Cause you were born to be my baby.
    • "Born To Be My Baby"
  • You say you've cried a thousand rivers
    And now you're swimming for the shore
    You left me drowning in my tears
    And you won't save me anymore.
    • "I'll Be There For You"
  • I can promise you tomorrow
    But I can't buy back yesterday.
    • "I'll Be There For You"
  • I couldn't be the one to make your dreams come true
    That's why I had to run though I needed you.
    • "Wild Is The Wind"
  • We're two kids hitching down the road of life.
    • "Born To Be My Baby"
  • I can still remember when I was just a kid
    When friends were friends forever and what you said is what you did.
    • "Blood On Blood"
  • I need a respirator 'cause I'm running out of breath
    You're an all night generator wrapped in stockings and a dress.
    • "Bad Medicine"

Keep The Faith (1992)[edit]

  • Sometimes I wish I was blind
    Sometimes I wait forever
    To stand out in the rain
    So no one sees me cryin'
    Trying to wash away this pain.
    • "Keep The Faith"
  • Baby, I want you like the roses want the rain
    You know I need you like a poet needs the pain.
    • "In These Arms"
  • Now as you close your eyes, know I'll be thinking about you
    While my mistress she calls me to stand in her spotlight again
    Tonight, I won't be alone but you know that don't mean I'm not lonely
    I've got nothing to prove
    For it's you that I'd die to defend.
    • "Bed Of Roses"
  • If I could choose the way I’ll die
    Make it by the gun or knife
    'Cause the other way there's too much pain
    Night after night after night after night
    • "Dry County"
  • I never wanted the stars
    I never shot for the moon
    I like them right where they are
    All I wanted was you
    • "I Want You"
  • It feels so good it ought to be illegal.
    • "Blame It On The Love Of Rock'N'Roll"

Cross Road (1994)[edit]

  • I'll be there till the stars don't shine
    Till the heavens burst and the words don't rhyme
    I know when I die you'll be on my mind
    • "Always"
  • When he holds you close
    When he pulls you near
    When he says the words
    You've been needing to hear
    I'll wish I was him, that his words were mine
    • "Always"
  • Hey, man, I'm alive,
    I'm takin' each day and night at a time.
    Yeah, I'm down, but I know I'll get by.
    Hey, hey, hey, hey, man, gotta live my life
    like I ain't got nothing but this roll of the dice.
    I'm feelin' like a Monday but someday I'll be Saturday night.
    • "Someday I'll Be Saturday Night"
  • You see I've always been a fighter, but without you - I'd give up.
    • "Always"
  • My foster Daddy went and took my innocence away
    The street life ain't much better, but at least I'm getting paid.
    • "Someday I'll Be Saturday Night"

These Days (1995)[edit]

  • I should have seen it coming when the roses died
    I should have seen the end of summer in your eyes.
    • "This Ain't a Love Song"
  • I didn't have much money so I stole you a rose.
    • "Bitter Wine"
  • Love left me stranded at the station and the last train's gone by
    What was once holy water tastes like bitter wine.
    • "Bitter Wine"
  • It's a bitch, but life's a roller coaster ride
    The ups and downs will make you scream sometimes.
    • "Lie To Me"
  • His ring is on your finger, but my heart is in your hands.
    • "Damned"
  • There's a man out on the corner, singing old song about change.
    Everybody's got their cross to bare these days.
    • "These Days"
  • Noone wants to be themselves these days.
    Still there's nothing to hold on to but these days.
    • "These Days"
  • These days, the stars ain't out of reach
    But these days, there ain't a ladder on the streets.
    Oh, no, no, these days are fast, nothing lasts, there ain't no time to waste,
    There ain't nobody left to take the blame.
    • "These Days"
  • Jimmy's shoes busted both his legs tryin' to learn to fly.
    From the second story window he just jumped and closed his eyes.
    His mamma said he was crazy; he said "Mamma, I've got to try.
    Don't you know that all my heroes died?"
    And I guess I'd rather die than fade away.
    • "These Days"
  • If there's nothing but survival, how can I believe in sin
    In a world that gives you nothing, i need something to believe in.
    • "Something To Believe In"
  • Give me something I can use
    To get me through the night
    To make me feel alright
    Something like you.
    • "Something For The Pain"
  • Now some tarot card-shark
    Said "I'll draw you a heart
    And we'll find you somebody else new"
    Well I made my last trip
    To those carnival lips
    When I bet all that I had on you.
    • "(It's Hard) Letting You Go"
  • I know how busy you must be
    But hey God do you ever think about me?
    • Hey God

Crush (2000)[edit]

  • Better stand tall when they're calling you out
    Don't bend don't break, baby don't back down
    • "It's my life"
  • Thank you for loving me
    For being my eyes
    When I couldn´t see
    • "Thank You For Loving Me"
  • But you can't win until you're not afraid to lose
    • "Just Older"
  • You know everything about her but don't know her at all
    • "Mystery train"
  • I ain't gonna be just a face in the crowd
    You're gonna hear my voice when I shout it out loud.
    • "It's my life"
  • I never knew I had a dream until that dream was you.
    • "Thank You For Loving Me"
  • I like the bed I'm sleeping in
    Just like me it's broken in
    It's not old - just older.
    • "Just Older"

Bounce (2002)[edit]

  • A million prayers to God above, a million tears making ocean.
    One for love, one for truth, one for me, one for you.
    Where we once were divided, now we stand united. We stand as one, undivided.
    • "Undivided"
  • I've had enough of crying,
    Bleeding, sweating, dying.
    Hear me when I say "Gonna live my life, everyday."
    I'm gonna touch the sky, I spread these wings and fly,
    I ain't here to play, gonna live my life everyday.
    • "Everyday"
  • Every time I look at you,
    Baby, I see something new
    It takes me higher than before
    It makes me want you more.
    I don't want to sleep tonight,
    Dreaming's just a waste of time,
    When I look at what my life's been coming to.
    I'm all about loving you.
    • "All About Lovin' You"
  • Bounce, bounce, nothing's gonna keep me down,
    Bounce, bounce, stand up and shout it out.
    Bounce, bounce, I play hard, I play to win,
    Count me out, count me in, I'll be bouncing back again.
    • "Bounce"
  • Life is just what happened while we were busy making plans.
    • "Right Side Of Wrong"
  • You can take this world away
    You're everything I am.
    • "All About Lovin' You"
  • The first time I saw you it felt like coming home
    And I never told you I just want you to know
    You had me from 'Hello'.
    • "You had Me From Hello"
  • If I could turn back time you'd still be mine.
    • "Misunderstood"

Have A Nice Day (2005)[edit]

  • This is the story of my life
    And I write it everyday
    And I hope you're by my side
    When I'm writing the last page.
    • "Story Of My Life"
  • Welcome to wherever you are
    This is your life; you've made it this far.
    • "Welcome To Wherever You Are"
  • I spent twenty years trying to get out of this place
    I was looking for something I couldn't replace.
    • "Who Says You Can't Go Home?"

Lost Highway (2007)[edit]

  • It's pretty cold for late September and autumn wind is creeping in.
    The summer sun packed up is long gone there's a whole lot of leavin' going on.
    • "Whole Lot Of Leavin'"
  • Alarm clock rings it's 6:45
    I like waking up with you on my mind.
    Knowing that you're saving me one more time.
    • "Any Other Day*

The Circle (2009)[edit]

  • We weren't born to follow,
    come on and get up off your knees.
    When life is a bitter pill to swallow,
    you've got to hold on to what you believe.
    Believe that the sun will shine tomorrow
    and that your saints and sinners bleed.
    We weren't born to follow,
    you've got to stand up for what you believe.
    • "We Weren't Born To Follow"
  • Who's gonna save you when the stars fall from the sky?
    • "Superman Tonight

Greatest Hits (2010)[edit]

  • You wanna give up, but it's worth the fight.
    • "What Do You Got?"
  • You wanna start a personal revolution
    What else you gotta do tonight?
    • "No Apologies"

What About Now (2013)[edit]

  • I don't wanna be another wave in the ocean
    I am a rock, not just another grain of sand
    I wanna be the one you run to when you need a shoulder
    I ain't a soldier but I'm here to take a stand because we can
    • "Because We Can"
  • If you wanna take a bite
    you'd better have the teeth.
    If you're gonna take that step
    get up off from your knees
    'Cause tonight, you're alive
    • "What About Now"
  • Believe for that reason that dream through the seasons
    'Till dreams are just fade dark and grey
    And all of your plans that slip out through your hands
    Are the dreams that you take to your grave
    • "What About Now"

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