NEW JERSEY -- Rock legends and New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi represented their home state at the Inauguration Day festivities for President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Jan. 20. 

The Boss kicked off the show with an acoustic version of "Land of Hope and Dreams." (Video link below)

Sayreville native Jon Bon Jovi and the Kings of Suburbia performed a cover of the Beatles' "Here Comes The Sun." (Video link below)

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Bon Jovi also performed at Biden events during the 2020 campaign. It wasn't the Jersey rocker's first inauguration appearance. In 2012, he performed a stirring rendition of "A Change Gonna Come" with Bettye LaVette.




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