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It is Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi - Inside Out (DVD) their album Slippery When Wet. The song was written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora and was released in as the album's third single. As he introduced his song "Wanted Dead or Alive", he said it was inspired by Seger's " Turn the Page " hit and called the song the band's anthem. In a live version from the album One Wild Night Live — was released as a single featuring a promotional music video. In a new version was released on the album This Left Intrinity - A New Day / Hush Right and this version was also released as a single with a promotional video.
Considered to be one of the band's signature songs, it has become known to younger audiences as the theme song for Discovery Channel 's Deadliest Catch TV show. The song was certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America in The song's title pays homage to Jon's admiration for Old West heroes, and how he For You (Remix) - Various - Patchwork Connect - Deadwood Tracks Remixed with them as being hated and loved at the same time "wanted dead or alive", so to speak.
During an interview on Inside the Actors StudioJon said he got the inspiration for the song early one morning when he could not sleep while riding in a tour bus.
The "lifestyle of every rock band" was similar to that of outlaws in that each was, "a young band of thieves, Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi - Inside Out (DVD) into town, stealing the money, the girls, and the booze before the sun came up.
Afterward, Jon told the audience he remembered listening to this song in while traveling on a tour bus in the midwest and telling Richie Sambora, "We got to write a song like this. The music video was filmed in black and white by cinematographer Derek M. The video captures the life-on-the-road feeling, with several shots of the exhausted band members. In Bon Jovi's Slippery When Wet Special EditionJon and Richie perform the acoustic version of "Wanted Dead Or Alive" live, and before singing they mention they wrote the song in Richie's mother's basement a year ago or and Richie says "Mom, this is for you" and Jon thanks her by saying "Thanks for Richie's mom for not doing the laundry the day we wrote this song, it's called 'Wanted Dead or Alive'".
In this version, Richie and Jon take turns singing during the second and the last verse. The guitar solo is performed on one of Sambora's trademark multi-neck string Ovation guitars, rather than switching to an electric guitar for the solo and last verse of the Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi - Inside Out (DVD). From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Recording Industry Association of America.
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