Episode 72 – Bon Jovi – New Jersey (Part 1)

Rock Roulette Podcast
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Episode 72 - Bon Jovi - New Jersey (Part 1)

Episode 72 is here, the wheel has given us one of the biggest albums of 1988, New Jersey by the band Bon Jovi! How does it compare to Slippery When Wet and does it have the best Bon Jovi song of all time according to the guys?

New Jersey is the fourth studio album by American rock band Bon Jovi, released on September 19, 1988, by Mercury Records. The album was produced by Bruce Fairbairn and recorded at Little Mountain Sound Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The album was the follow-up to the band’s third album, Slippery When Wet, and reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart in its second week of release after debuting at number eight.

It produced five Billboard Hot 100 top ten hits, the most top ten hits to date for any glam metal album, including “Bad Medicine” and “I’ll Be There for You“, which both reached number one. The album was certified 7× platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi – vocals, acoustic rhythm guitar, harmonica
Richie Sambora – harmony and backing vocals, electric and acoustic guitars, mandolin
Alec John Such – backing vocals, bass
Tico “The Hit Man” Torres – drums, percussion, backing vocals
David Bryan – backing vocals, keyboards

Additional Musicians
Scott Fairbairn – cello
Audrey Nordwell – cello
Bruce Fairbairn – additional percussion, horns

Bruce Fairbairn – production
John Allen – engineering
Peter Berring – arrangement, additional vocals, vocal arrangement
Chris Cavallaro – engineering
Bob Rock – engineering, mixing
George Marino – mastering

Additional Personnel
Isabella Lento, Carmela Lento – photography, unknown association
Hugh Syme – artwork, design
Chris Taylor – engineering assistance
Jim Williams – engineering assistance
Tim White – photography
Cameron Wong – cover photography

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