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July 30, 2005

The Legendary Les Paul

The Wizard of Waukesha turns 90

Concerts aside, Paul also has a new album coming ou from Capitol/EMI Music Catalog Marketing this summer.
He recorded songs with Eric Clapton, Sting, Peter Frampton,
Johnny Rzeznik, Jeff Beck, Joss Stone, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Joan Osborne and Richie Sambora, among others. “You’re going to be surprised with this, but the way we did it is a lot of the musicians were at the Grammy Awards in California, so they went to the Capitol Studios there and recorded their parts. A few of them were in New York, and I put them in the studio here, and I put my parts down, and then we sent it off, and they made a record,” Paul says. “You don’t have to be there to make a recording with somebody. I personally like it much better when you’re all together doing the same thing, but it’s because of the invention I made—multi-track recording—you don’t have to be together.”

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July 27, 2005

Download Bon Jovi's single, "Have A Nice Day"

Dear Bon Jovi Fans,

Bon Jovi's first single, "Have A Nice Day" is available now at your favorite digital store!

You can purchase the download at:

MSN Music
Bon Jovi's new album, HAVE A NICE DAY, will be released Sept. 14th in Japan, Sept. 19th internationally and Sept. 20th in the US & Canada.


- bonjovi.com

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July 24, 2005

Sugarland, Bon Jovi Set for CMT Crossroads

Bon Jovi and Sugarland will swap songs with each other in New York next month for a taping of CMT Crossroads. Known for hits such as "Wanted Dead or Alive" and "Livin' on a Prayer," Bon Jovi became one of the most successful bands in rock music history through the musicianship of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora, keyboardist David Bryan and drummer Tico Torres. Sugarland lead vocalist Jennifer Nettles and Jon Bon Jovi have recorded a duet, "Who Says You Can't Go Home," to be featured on the band's upcoming album, Have a Nice Day. The Crossroads taping takes place Aug. 9 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom for a Sept. 16 premiere on CMT.

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July 23, 2005


The JAPANESE version of the album will be out on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH.

Tracks 1 - 12 will be the same as the US/Canada but with THREE BONUS TRACKS:

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Bon Jovi News

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July 21, 2005

How’d The Tonight Show appearance go?

It went really well. I was super nervous. It was just so surreal being there. My dressing room was right next to Roseanne Barr’s, and I could hear her talking over there, and I just couldn’t believe it.

[During the show], we were supposed to go by a script, because we had all these sounds we wanted to go over. Einstein didn’t get to do a lot of things that we wished she could have, but she did show off pretty well. Jay Leno was really super nice. He came by before the show and was really interested in African greys, and why they mimic, and he said, “If she mimicked the sound of a monkey, would the monkey in the rain forest think it was a monkey, or would it think it was a bird?”

I talked with Roseanne briefly, and she was very sweet, and she was telling me her phobia of birds. In the clip, she scoots far away on the couch from me. Bo Bice [American Idol runner-up] was really nice, and I got to shake Richie Sambora’s hand. We were out on stage, and he was holding his guitar, and I was like, “I’m sorry I just really have to shake your hand,” so he put it down, and shook my hand.

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July 20, 2005

NewSection for HAND


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July 19, 2005

Listen & vote

Take a listen to Bon Jovi's NEW song "Have a Nice Day"
and then place your vote on it.

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July 16, 2005

Have A Nice Day" ecard


Dear Bon Jovi Fans,

To kick-start the worldwide release of "Have A Nice Day" at radio we have created an ecard for you to enjoy and send to your friends.

Included in the ecard is a direct link to watch Bon Jovi's Live 8 performance of "Have A Nice Day" plus a whole lot more.

"Have A Nice Day" goes to radio next week so make sure you let your local radio station know -via phone or email- that you want to hear "Have A Nice Day"!

More to come as we get ready for the album release of HAVE A NICE DAY (U.S. Stores on September 20th)!


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July 14, 2005

Bo Bice pix



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July 11, 2005

Happy Birthday!!

(^_^) Dr. Sambora Birthday Wallpaper 1280x1024 (132kb)

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July 08, 2005



07.06.05Watch the song that wasn't televised, "I Don't Want To Be"...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA -- July 8, 2005
Bon Jovi performed their highly anticipated new single, "Have A Nice Day" at the Live 8 concert in Philadelphia on July 2. The performance was captured on AOL Music.�The Live 8 concerts rocked to the top of the most searched topics on AOL, with Bon Jovi's performance being fourth overall!Top AOL Live 8 Searches:(1) Pink Floyd(2) Madonna(3) Green Day(4) Bon Jovi(5) Mariah CareyPaste this link into your browser to view the performance �http://mp.aol.com/video.index.adp?pmmsid=1357117An encore performance of the global event featuring performance highlights will be this Saturday on VH1. All three of Bon Jovi's songs performed are scheduled to be a part of this broadcast. Check your local listings for times.

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July 07, 2005

"Rockin' The Corps" DVD and audio CD

Image Entertainment will release the "Rockin' The Corps" DVD and audio CD on September 6, 2005. The DVD will feature performances from
the concert, as well as backstage footage and other exclusive content.
The CD will feature an exclusive bonus DVD with content from the show
and behind the scenes footage.

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Celebrity Birthdays

July 11: Guitarist Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi is 46.

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July 06, 2005

Bo Bice News

Bice has been in the studio with producers Desmond Child and Jamie Houston, and has teamed up with Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora on a cover of Ides Of March's "Vehicle," which is the second track on his current single "Inside Your Heaven."

Bo says he's begun work on the album with noted producers Desmond Child and Jamie Houston. Aside from his duet with Richie Sambora on the 1970 Ides of March song "Vehicle," he's not revealing any other surprise guests. He also would not confirm rumors that he did a duet with Carlos Santana for the guitar great's next album, saying, "I'd look forward to doing that. I can't speculate, though. Until things are in stone with me, I don't ever know what's going on."

Although Bice says it's too soon to reveal everyone he'll be working with on the album, he notes that teaming with Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora on a cover of Ides of March's ''Vehicle'' was ''incredible,'' and that he has been in the studio with producers Desmond Child and Jamie Houston. ''Vehicle'' is the second track on Bice's current double A-sided single ''Inside Your Heaven.'' Written by Andreas Carlsson for ''American Idol'' and produced by Child, the record debuted last week at No. 1 on Billboard's Pop 100 chart and No. 2 on the Hot 100.

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July 04, 2005

Live8 Insider

Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora talks about Live 8 live8blog.jpg

As we were walking around backstage, we snuck into the tail-end of a photo-op with Richie Sambora, fresh off the stage from Bon Jovi's set. In this short audio clip, he talks about the political issues behind Live 8 and rush of playing for millions of people. More pictures after the jump.

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Live8 article

Philly Highlights:

-Bon Jovi rocked the Philly stage by opening with "Livin' on a Prayer." Guitarist Richie Sambora was decked out in fire-engine red duds.

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July 03, 2005

Live8 video : song by song, on demand


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Sambora set to back Bice on "Tonight Show"

"Have guitar, will travel" seems to be Richie Sambora's motto lately.
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"Have A Nice Day"

CLICK HERE to listen to a snippet of "Have a Nice Day."

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Live 8 pix



Bon Jovi's lead guitarist Richie Sambora during the Live 8 concert in Philadelphia, Saturday, July 2, 2005. The Live 8 concerts are part of a campaign to get the world's richest nations to cancel debt, increase aid to developing countries and promote fair trade. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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July 02, 2005

Live 8

Bon Jovi

Genre: RockThree hits: “It’s My Life,” “Livin’ on a Prayer,” “Wanted Dead or Alive”Eight-second bio: The New Jersey-based rockers – Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, Alec John Such (who left in 1994), Tico Torres, David Bryan – were the quintessential 1980s hair metal band. But the group has demonstrated its staying power as it plans a yet-to-be-titled album to come out Sept. 20 . As the band would say: “100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can’t Be Wrong.”Do-gooder meter: 4. From his involvement with environmental causes and his association with the Special Olympics to his participation in events inspired as responses to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, frontman Jon Bon Jovi has a deep history of social consciousness.

LIVE 8 - Philadelphia - Rehearsals - Day 1
LIVE 8 - Philadelphia - Cocktail Reception Hosted by Jon Bon Jovi



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Bo Bice News

Although Bice says it's too soon to reveal everyone he'll be working with on the album, he notes that teaming with Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora on a cover of Ides Of March's "Vehicle" was "incredible," and that he has been in the studio with producers Desmond Child and Jamie Houston. "Vehicle" is the second track on Bice's current double A-sided single "Inside Your Heaven."

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Producer Desmond Child joined an
elite group of artists in music history today with the debut of Bo Bice's
"Vehicle" (featuring Richie Sambora on guitar) at #1 on Billboard's Top 100
Singles Sales Chart, #1 at Soundscan, and Carrie Underwood's "Inside Your
Heaven," also produced by Desmond Child, moves to #2 from #1.

American Idol runner-up Bo Bice has tied the knot. According to MTV.com, the 29-year-old�Bice married 24-year-old Caroline Merrin Fisher in an intimate ceremony on June 15 in the couple's hometown of Helena, Alabama. The newlyweds had reportedly been dating for two years. Meanwhile, Bice will perform his hit cover song,�"Vehicle," with�guitarist Richie Sambora on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on�Wednesday (7/6).

Bice will perform "Vehicle" with Bon Jovi's Richie Sambora on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" Wednesday.

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July 01, 2005

Q & A with Heather Locklear

THE SUN: Do you get to accompany your husband Richie Sambora when he goes on tour with Bon Jovi?

LOCKLEAR: I go with him whenever I can and it's always a wonderful vacation for me. I get to stay in great hotels. It's not a holiday for Richie. He plays at night and does interviews during the day.

THE SUN: Is it true that you and Richie have mirrors on the ceiling above your bed?

LOCKLEAR: Doesn't everyone?

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Bice Will Perform 'Vehicle' With Richie Sambora On NBC-TV's 'The Tonight Show'

Bo Bice Makes Chart History With First Single; 'Inside Your Heaven' / 'Vehicle' Debuts at No. 1Thursday June 30, 3:56 pm ET

Rock Singer from Birmingham, Alabama, Tops Billboard Chart 50 Years to the Day That First Rock and Roll Single Went to No. 1Bice Will Perform 'Vehicle' With Richie Sambora On NBC-TV's 'The Tonight Show' July 6

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BON JOVI will be filming the video for the first single, HAVE A NICE DAY from their forthcoming album (also entitled Have a Nice Day!)

The VIDEOSHOOT will be taking place in NEW YORK CITY on FRIDAY, JULY 8th. There will be a LIVE PERFORMANCE ELEMENT to this video and the band want fans to be extras in the shoot.

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