Bon Jovi Proud His Lyric Empowered Generation

JON BON JOVI is pleased he refused to let his BON JOVI bandmate RICHIE SAMBORA persuade him to remove a FRANK SINATRA reference from hit song IT'S MY LIFE, because it's the lyric he's most proud of. Singer Bon Jovi claims his choice words have "empowered a generation". He tells the New York Post, "In It's My Life, I sing, 'like Frankie said, I did it my way'. "When Richie heard that, he said to me, 'Nobody gives a s**t about you looking up to Sinatra. There's no way we're putting that line in the song.' I said, 'Screw you - I have to sing the song every night, and I believe in the lyric.' "I was right, because that lyric has touched so many people. People too young to even know who Frankie was. Frankie could be their buddy, their brother, their teacher. "What that lyric did was empower a generation to think, 'I'm taking control of my life.'"


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