He’s depressed and in a deep emotional hole. He doesn’t know where he really belongs. Through this moment, he turns on the radio. The music is his comfort and solace. The music understands him. He can relate. That song is my favorite of all Bon Jovi songs. It’s the soundtrack of my life, it’s the story of that first night on the bridge. Bon Jovi tells the story of my life. When John Bongiovi, Jr. was in a band during high school, his father John Sr., called his cousin Tony, an already very successful recording engineer, producer, and owner of one of the most popular and successful recording studios in the history of recording.