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Desmond Child Shares Songwriting Stories with People.com


People.com’s exclusive feature “‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ Songwriter Desmond Child Shares the Stories Behind His Greatest Hits” is a truly wondrous read. Desmond shares his stories behind the greatest songs he ever cowrote including KISS’s “I Was Made For Loving You,” Bon Jovi’s “You Give Love a Bad Name” and “Livin’ on a Prayer,” Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” and “What It Takes,” Cher’s “If I Could Turn Back Time,” Meat Loaf’s “If God Could Talk,” and Barbra Streisand’s “Lady Liberty.”

Fans of popular music of the last half-century will love Desmond’s stories around his successes as well as the trials he faced to climb up the ranks of entertainment. Check out more of Desmond Child’s tale in his new book Livin’ On A Prayer, available now!

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