He had a great voice for their style of 80's pop. Your Love is one of the best songs from the era. They were a good band. I always liked that their songs were more guitar driven than most other pop bands.
That was my 1st concert. Saw it Jackson, MS. Agree with much of what you said. Most fans in the arena that night realized Bon Jovi was going to be huge.
Most of the band was just into their mid 20's but they performed like seasoned pros. Saw them twice a few years later on the New Jersey tour...
Now a days, it's usually for just a few songs throughout the set. Before the unfortunate death of Bill Maddox when they were doing the Alien Love Child thing, he'd use a Gibson much more.
One show I saw at Antone's, he played a flying V on everything but a pair of Hendrix covers. At some of ALC...
I prefer the Lick it Up- Crazy Nights records.
King of the Mountain
Reason to Live
Thrills in the Night
Hide Your Heart
Make up years:
I stole Your Love
Bought it shortly after its release at Camelot Music. Got it & White Lion's Pride the same day. GnR was opening for Motley Crue & WL for Kiss at upcoming shows at a local arena. So I wanted to be familiar with their material.
Hated Appetite on the initial listen. But quickly came to like it. By...
As a fan of Dokken's first 4 albums, I think that Up from the Ashes is every bit as good & perhaps better than those Dokken records. Like Matt L said, Norum & White's guitar work is outstanding. Monster tones as well. I like every track.
Don put together an all star band for that album. Peter...