New Jersey

Released in 1988

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March ?, 1988 Started recording the New Jersey album
August ?, 1988 Finished recording the New Jersey album
September 19, 1988 Official release for the New Jersey album in the U.S.A.
Official international release of the Bad Medicine single
October 1, 1988 New Jersey peaks at 1 on the U.K. album top 100
Bad Medicine peaks at 17 on the U.K. single top 100
October 15, 1988 Official launch party for the New Jersey tour
October 25, 1988 New Jersey peaks at 1 on the Billboard 200
October 30, 1988 Start of the first leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
November 19, 1988 Bad Medicine peaks at 1 on the Billboard Hot 100
December 2, 1988 Official international release of the Born To Be My Baby single
December 17, 1988 Born To Be My Baby peaks at 3 on the Billboard Hot 100
December 19, 1988 End of the first leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
December 31, 1988 Start of the second leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
January 11, 1989 End of the second leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
January 13, 1989 Start of the third leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
February 18, 1989 Born To Be My Baby peaks at 22 on the U.K. single top 100
March 25, 1989 After a chartrun of 26 weeks New Jersey is finally out of the U.K. album top 100
April 22, 1989 Official international release of the I'll Be There For You single
May 4, 1989 End of the third leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
May 6, 1989 I'll Be There For You peaks at 18 on the U.K. singles top 100
May 13, 1989 I'll Be There For You peaks at 1 on the Billboard Hot 100
May 27, 1989 Start of the fourth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
June 11, 1989 First sold out stadium show for Bon Jovi in the U.S.A.
July 29, 1989 Lay Your Hands On Me peaks at 7 on the Billboard Hot 100
August 4, 1989 End of the fourth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
August 11, 1989 Start of the Japanese leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
August 18, 1989 Official international release of the Lay Your Hands On Me single
August 23, 1989 Start of the fifth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
September 2, 1989 Lay Your Hands On Me peaks at 18 on the U.K. singles top 100
October 4, 1989 End of the fifth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
October 30, 1989 Start of the sixth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
November 18, 1989 End of the sixth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
November 31, 1989 Start of the seventh leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
December 2, 1989 Official international release of the Living In Sin single
December 16, 1989 Living In Sin peaks at 9 on the Billboard Hot 100
December 30, 1989 Living In Sin peaks at 35 on the U.K. singles top 100
January 10, 1989 Start of a 7 night residency at the Hammersmith Apollo
January 16, 1989 End of the seventh leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
January 18, 1989 Start of the eight leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
February 17, 1989 End of the eight leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour
October ?, 1989 The band head to the Caribbean to sort out their differences
December 31, 1989 The band start their final leg in Japan
January 9, 1990 End of the ninth leg of the New Jersey Syndicate Tour