Episode 117 – Desmond Child

Desmond Child is a prolific American songwriter and producer, best known for his work in the pop and rock music genres. Born on October 28, 1953, in Gainesville, Florida, Child began his career in the music industry during the 1970s. He gained widespread recognition for his collaborations with renowned artists such as Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, and Kiss.

Child is celebrated for his ability to craft catchy melodies and memorable lyrics, contributing to numerous hit songs. Some of his notable compositions include Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer” and “You Give Love a Bad Name,” Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” and Ricky Martin’s “Livin’ la Vida Loca.”

Throughout his career, Child has received numerous accolades, including Grammy Awards and induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He recently released his memoir ” Livin’ On A Prayer: Big Songs Big Life” 

Let Christy Take It bring you Desmond Child.

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