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August 7, 1990. Summer blockbuster Young Guns II had been in theatres for a week and the soundtrack–Jon Bon Jovi‘s solo debut–was hitting record store shelves.

 

The story goes that Emilio Estevez, who played Billy the Kid in both Young Guns films, asked Jon Bon Jovi for permission to use “Wanted Dead Or Alive” in the sequel. Bon Jovi did one better and wrote an entire album’s worth of songs for the movie. But he wasn’t alone.

 

The liner notes feature an all-star cast of guest musicians, including Jeff Beck, Randy Jackson, Elton John, Aldo Nova, Little Richard, and even actor Lou Diamond Phillips on guest vocals. Go back in time to the summer of 1990 with the trailer and a few select tracks below.

 

Young Guns II - Trailer

In this sequel to the hit western, Billy "The Kid" and his gang of outlaws run wild until two of his companions in crime, "Doc" Scurlock and Chavez, are capt...

Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze Of Glory (Official Video)

Music video by Jon Bon Jovi performing Blaze Of Glory. (C) 1990 The Island Def Jam Music Group #JonBonJovi #BlazeOfGlory #Vevo

Jon Bon Jovi - Miracle (Official Video)

Music video by Jon Bon Jovi performing Miracle. (C) 1990 The Island Def Jam Music Group #JonBonJovi #Miracle #Vevo

Jon Bon Jovi - Dyin' Ain't Much Of A Livin'

Music video by Jon Bon Jovi performing Dyin' Ain't Much Of A Livin'. (C) 1990 The Island Def Jam Music Group Inc.