Washington Examiner article
|Bon Jovi keeps on rocking
Ever dreamed of being featured on a Bon Jovi tour? Dream no longer.
Fame awaits those with a smidgen of tech savvy who can put together a personal video slide show set to the band's hit "Livin' on a Prayer." Those videos will be featured throughout the band's tour, which stops in D.C. this weekend.
Huge venues like D.C.'s Verizon Center have cemented the fame and fortune of what is arguably one of America's greatest rock bands. Since first cracking Billboard's Top 40 way back in the 1980s, Bon Jovi has captured fans worldwide, cutting a swath around the globe with packed stadium shows.
Defying the odds, the 1983 lineup is still intact. Lead singer/guitarist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, percussionist Tico Torres and David Bryan on keyboard welcomed bass guitarist Hugh McDonald to the fold when Alec Such left. Their camaraderie and the composing skills of Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi propelled them across three decades into 2010 and the honor of being the past year's no. 1 worldwide tour.
Sambora and Torres explained the key to success the band has enjoyed since they were youngsters, playing in small clubs around their native New Jersey.
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