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Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ re-charts

Bon Jovi’s ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ re-charts

LIVIN' ON A PRAYER: Jon Bon Jovi at an October concert. The singer's 1987 hit has re-charted. Photo: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It looks like 1987 is making a comeback, because Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer” is back on the charts.

Billboard reports the song is number 25 on the Hot 100 chart and number 5 on its Streaming Songs chart, 26 years after it was a hit.

It appears to be because of new interest in a three-year-old video of Boston Celtics fan Jeremy Fry dancing to the song during a stop in play.

The video was freshly uploaded to UTrend.tv in mid-October. The video has drawn more than 11 million views.

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