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Jon Bon Jovi vs Richie Sambora: Who's the better singer overall?

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View Poll Results: Jon Bon Jovi vs Richie Sambora: Who's the better singer overall?
Jon Bon Jovi overall (Singing and voice) 25 55.56%
Richie Sambora overall (Singing and voice) 5 11.11%
Jon is the better singer technically - Richie has the better voice/tone 5 11.11%
Richie is the better singer technically - Jon has the better voice/tone 9 20.00%
Too hard to decide/too close to call 1 2.22%
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Old 09-20-2017, 01:49 PM
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I think JBJ is better. His prime years were out of reach on Richie's part. But RS has that passion and tone that JBJ didn't have. He is great on stage especially on 1995 tour where he went nuts on most of the shows. But JBJ proving that he can still do it back on the LH tour down to the GH tour pretty much ended the debate for me. Add up his wide vocal range and then this debate is a no brainer IMHO
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Old 09-20-2017, 04:24 PM
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I chose Jon but I was thinking about them in their prime. Nowadays I would've chosen either, they both suck.
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Old 10-09-2017, 08:01 PM
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Jon had the better tone/most iconic voice in the 90s and Richie is the better singer since his voice aged better than Jonīs voice
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Old 11-16-2017, 11:23 PM
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Originally Posted by symbeline View Post

Richie has a really beautiful voice, but like many other excellent singers it can be grating to listen to. It's perfection is small doses... That's why I don't listen to his albums, but I'd loved to have him sing his own songs instead of BJ songs (I hate his LYHOM). Stranger in This Town was a highlight on the TD tour whereas when he performed a BJ song I'd skip it or go pee/grab a drink if I was on the show. It's not bad by any means, but his style is too much "oversinging" for BJ songs. His harmonies on the other hand are killer. He's brought to life and saved so many performances over the years, it's incredibly noticeable the vocal hole he's left (Dave has an excellent voice too, but I don't like it at all and don't blends well with Jon's)

I'd have chosen Jon+Richie as the best singing/voice overall if it was an option
I love David's harmony with Jon in the chorus of I'd die for you
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Old 11-17-2017, 04:45 AM
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Interesting topic, did a similar poll a couple of years ago which you might find interesting.
Bon Jovi Concerts:
22nd June 2008, City of Manchester Stadium.
19th June 2010, The O2 Arena, London.
26th June 2010, The O2 Arena, London.
8th June 2013, Manchester Ethiad Stadium.

When Jon gets the words wrong...

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