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Fun Bon Jovi Facts You Might Not Know

As we get ready for Ray Koob's live broadcast from this evening's Bon Jovi concert at Wells Fargo Center, we compiled a list of fun Bon Jovi facts that you might not know, as well as info the band gave about what to expect from tonight's show. 
Here are some fun fact you may not have known about one of New Jersey's most legendary bands...

1. Jon Bon Jovi's first professional recording was on a track for 'Christmas In The Stars' a Star Wars themed Christmas album. The song wa called 'R2-D2 We Wish You A Merry Christmas'.

2. An early version of the song 'Runaway' featured the E Street Band's Roy Bitton & Scandal drummer Frankie LaRocka

3. Bon Jovi almost named their band Johnny Electric.

4. 'You Give Love A Bad Name' was almost given to Loverboy but Bon Jovi decided to keep it for themselves

5. Jon Bon Jovi produced Cher's self titled album.

6. Jon Bon Jovi's mother, Carol Sharkey, was a Playboy Bunny.

7. Bon Jovi drummer Tico Torres is a painter. He's been making and selling paintings for over 20 years.

Here's what to expect tonight - check out a set list from the tour & what Tico & Dave say this new tour will offer fans.