Our Focus this half term will be on this iconic rock song. Lets's compare and contrast Bon Jovi, their video and their music to today's.
Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer
Music video by Bon Jovi performing Livin' On A Prayer. (C) 1986 The Island Def Jam Music Group
Def Leppard - Rocket
A British rock group from the 1980s - how do these compare with their American counterparts?
Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
Whitesnake released this rock ballad in 1987. What do you think a ballad might be? Compare this with Livin' On A Prayer - what similarities / differences can you see?
Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
Another British artist of the 1980's rock genre - he's a liitle more punk rock. What do you think 'punk' might mean? Do you prefer him to Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and Def Leppard or not? Why?
Guns N' Roses - Paradise City
Guns N' Roses were a very popular rock band - a little edgier and heavier than Bn Jovi - also very popular in the 1980s, especially the late 80s. Which style of rock do you prefer? Why?
Queen - One Vision [1985 Official Video]
Quite another form of rock here - a very famous British band called Queen. Why would this be classed as 'rock'?
Foo Fighters - All My Life (VIDEO)
Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1994 and are still going strong today! HOw does their rock compare to that of the 80s?
Killswitch Engage - My Last Serenade [OFFICIAL VIDEO]
Killswitch Engage are a heavier and modern rock band - do you like it? Why/why not?
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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