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Desmond Child in Lincoln Center’s “American Songbook” Series

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Original Article by Steven Pisano Feast Of Music He may not be a household name, but few songwriters have enjoyed the enormous success that Desmond Child has had over the last 40-plus years. Child has had a hand in writing several dozen…

Bon Jovi Songwriter Desmond Child’s Showcase: 5 Things We Learned

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From the real inspiration for “Gina” in “Livin’ on a Prayer” to hit-writing secrets, the songwriter opened up at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook concert ORIGINAL ARTICLE BY KORY GROW ROLLING STONE Songwriter Desmond Child gave a New York City audience…

The Songwriter Strikes Back: Desmond Child, No Longer Living on a Prayer, Shows Off the Rock Star Who Lurks Beneath the Surface

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Original Article Showbiz 411 Roger Friedman If you don’t know Desmond Child’s name, you should. He’s written a lot of the songs you love over the last 30 years. Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Ricky Martin? They owe a lot of their…

Nashville’s City Winery Presents the 5th Annual ‘The First And The Worst’

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Original Article: Broadway World Grammy-winning and Emmy-nominated songwriter Desmond Child, The Last Songwriter and Real Country featured artist Jamie Floyd and four-week #1 smash "Speechless" co-writer Laura Veltz will take the stage at Nashville's City Winery on March 26, 2019 to perform the very first…

Songwriter Desmond Child Talks Kiss Hit That Launched His Career, Reveals Personal Inspiration For Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer”

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Original Article: Brave Words Desmond Child, with songwriting credits including Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer” and “You Give Love A Bad Name”, Alice Cooper's "Poison", KISS' "I Was Made For Lovin' You", as well as Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like…

Desmond Child | The Story Behind Many Songs | Top 2000: The Untold Stories

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This is a masterclass songwriting by Desmond Child. He wrote on many songs like 'I Was Made for Lovin' You' by Kiss, Bon Jovi's ' Livin' on a Prayer' and 'You Give Love a Bad Name', Aerosmith's 'Dude (Looks Like…

4th Annual “Athletes & Artists Play For Kids” Weekend Returns To Ed Smith Stadium March 1-3, Desmond Child To Headline Event

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‘Nashville’s Music Row Comes to the Ballpark’ charity benefit returns on March 1; Country Artist Cole Swindell performs on-field concert on March 2. Proceeds will encourage youth empowerment through establishment of new Orioles Charitable Foundation Music & Arts Education Scholarship…

Young Icelandic jazz pianist awarded the ASCAP Foundation Desmond Child Anthem Award in New York

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Sixteen-year-old Kári Egilsson received the ASCAP Foundation Desmond Child Anthem Award at the Lincoln Centre on Wednesday night in New York. Kári Egilsson was born in Reykjavík, Iceland and has been studying piano since the age of seven. He attends…