Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi (1986)

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An individual, limited edition, example of vinyl art made from a genuine, original, 45rpm, 7” single featuring the  single, Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi. The record was released in 1986, on the Phonogram record label and has been reworked into the shape the Bon Jovi logo of a heart pierced by a winged sword.

A great framed gift for a friend or family member who is a fan of Bon Jovi, 80s American Glam Rock, Vocalist Jon Bon Jovi or has a special memory linked to the song.

Presented in a black wooden box frame
Limited Edition of 100, signed and numbered by myself, the artist

Title: Livin’ On A Prayer
Media Artist/s: Bon Jovi
Record Label: Phonogram
Medium: Mixed media, hand cut from an original 7″ vinyl single
Era: 1980s
Genre: Rock / Hard Rock / Glam Metal

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Additional information about this, Bon Jovi vinyl art.

Bon Jovi – The Artist

Bon Jovi is an American rock band formed in 1983 in Sayreville, New Jersey. It consists of singer Jon Bon Jovi, keyboardist David Bryan, drummer Tico Torres, guitarist Phil X, and bassist Hugh McDonald. Bon Jovi has released 13 studio albums, six compilations and three live albums. They have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the bestselling American rock bands, and performed more than 2,700 concerts in over 50 countries for more than 34 million fans.

Livin’ On A Prayer – The Song

‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ is a song by the American rock band Bon Jovi, and is the band’s second chart-topping single from their third album Slippery When Wet. Written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Desmond Child, the single, released in late 1986, was well received at both rock and pop radio and its music video was given heavy rotation at MTV, giving the band their first major chart topping hit. “Livin’ on a Prayer” is the band’s signature song, topping fan-voted lists and re-charting around the world decades after its release. The original 45-RPM single release sold 800,000 copies in the United States alone and in 2013 was certified triple platinum for over 3 million digital downloads. The official music video has over 680 million views on YouTube as of June 2020. The song reveals two characters, Tommy and Gina, a working-class couple who struggle to make ends meet. Tommy loses his job as a dockworker due to a strike while Gina works as a diner waitress. The storyline was inspired by real-life events that Jon Bon Jovi and songwriter Desmond Child experienced in the 1970s. Jon Bon Jovi had an acquaintance who was a star baseball player in his school and wanted to be a professional baseball player only for his girlfriend to inform him of her pregnancy wherein he gave up the ambition and took up a job in a factory. Desmond Child was a taxi driver in New York while his then-girlfriend, singer-songwriter Maria Vidal, worked as a waitress in a diner named “Once Upon A Stove”, similar to Gina in the song.

The  Bon Jovi Logo – The Shape

This 7″ record has been carefully modelled into the Bon Jovi logo which consists of a heart pierced with a winged sword. An image that is found on much of Bon Jovi’s promotional material.

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Additional information

Weight 1030 g
Dimensions 25 × 4.5 × 25 cm
Artist Formation

Group / Band

Decade

80's

Gender

Male

Nationality

American

1 review for Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi (1986)

  1. Gren B. (verified owner)

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    Loved the final product…just what I had hoped for and expected.

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