For over 40 years, Desmond Child has written some of the biggest hits
for the biggest names in music


Over 80 Top 40 singles selling over 500 million albums worldwide


And many more...

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Mega Hitmaker Desmond Child Stops By Nashville’s Channel 5

Desmond Child Talks About Album Release on Despierta America

Desmond Child shares stories & songs on PBS/TheKate

Talking Songwriting, From The Beatles To Today With Desmond Child!

How do you write a hit song? The Beatles learned quickly, but Desmond Child has written so many monster hits with the biggest acts, like Bon Jovi (“Livin’ On A Prayer”, “Bad Medicine,”) Aerosmith (“Dude Looks Like A Lady,” “Crazy,”) and Joan Jett (“I Hate Myself For Loving You”).From Barbara Streisand to Meatloaf, this is a magical ride through Desmond’s journey from a poor kid in Miami to top of the rock-pop world!

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Desmond Child talks about Fab Four while interviewed on  Sirius XM’s “The Beatles Channel” Fab Fourum

The Fab Fourum: A live weekly call-in roundtable show hosted by Dennis Elsas and Bill Flanagan with guests including authors, musicians and fans.

Desmond Child reveals the inside stories of smash hits while interviewed by Dave Kinchen on Rock Of Nations

Legendary hitmaker to the stars #DesmondChild talks exclusively with Dave Kinchen about his upcoming album #DesmondChildLive (release Oct. 25th), along with writing smash hits with #BonJovi; #KISS, #Aerosmith and many more. Enjoy!

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