Read this: Jon Bon Jovi, elder statesman


Bon Jovi, doing good somewhere in New Jersey. (Mel Evans/AP)

Another interesting story in The Washington Post:

Who would ever have guessed in 1987 that Jon Bon Jovi, the lightweight hair-mousse rock god of the era, would a quarter-century later become a Bono-like elder statesman, sitting on White House commissions, consoling natural-disaster victims, hobnobbing with Bill and Hillary in the Hamptons? Critic Allison Stewart uses the occasion of his group’s “most politically minded album yet” to explain how this happened: Bon Jovi settles into role as respected elder statesman on ‘What About Now’

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Amy Argetsinger is a staff writer for the Style section.
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Amy Argetsinger · March 12, 2013