Song Details More songs by Bon Jovi
You Give Love A Bad Name
Bon Jovi

Shot through the heart
And you're to blame
You give love a bad name
I play my part and you play your game
You give love a bad name

Peak Chart Position
  • No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986 for one week
  • peaked at No. 14 on the UK Singles chart in 1986
  • from Bon Jovi's third studio album, Slippery When Wet (1986)
  • the first of four Hot 100 Number One hits that Bon Jovi achieved in their career
  • written by Jon Bon Jovi, Desmond Child, Richie Sambora
  • produced by Bruce Fairbairn
  • recorded at Little Mountain, Vancouver, BC
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