THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
959-Bon Jovi-Dry County.
1994-Number 9 single.
Best Bit-At 5.57.Jon Bon Jovi is the ‘Rock Star’ for people who don’t really like ‘Rock’ music. Would it be unkind to describe him as Barry Manilow with an Electric Guitar, and a big set of Drums?
Bon Jovi (see also best songs 325,) were formed in Sayreville, New Jersey,US.in 1983 by Jon Bon Jovi (vocals,) David Bryan (keyboards,) Tico Terres (drums,) and Alec John Such (bass,) Richie Sambora (lead guitar,) joined soon after. he left the group in 2013. They have to date released 14 studio Albums, five compilations, and three live Albums, with record sales of over 100 million, they are one of the worlds best ever selling artists.
‘Dry County’ is taken from Bon Jovi’s fifth studio Album ‘Keep the Faith’ released in 1992, it was the sixth, and final song from the Album to be released as a single, at 9.51 seconds, it is to date the longest song the band have ever released. The lyrics tell of the struggle that someone who is living and working in what was once a thriving environment, is now facing up to in the face of economic decline.
‘Now the oil’s gone, and the money’s gone. All the jobs are gone, still we’re hangin’ on.’
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