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Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands On Me


Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands On Me - Meaning of the song


This was written by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora in the studio while the band were recording the New Jersey album. Though the pair usually start off with a song title, in this instance it originated from Sambora's guitar riff.


Dolly Parton covered the song as a gospel tune on her 2014 studio album Blue Smoke. She recalled:

"I called Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora personally, and the three of us got together. They gave me their thoughts, and it was gonna be a big surprise to everyone. I heard it years ago and thought that it sounded so gospel!"

"I always loved the song, but the first time I heart it - because I grew up in a Pentecostal church, where people believed in healing hands and laying your hands on someone - I just thought, 'Wow, that would make a fantastic gospel song.' Jon wrote a real nice note that he loved the way it turned out."


Lay your hands on me - Lyrics

They say that to really free your body You've gotta free your mind So come on (Hey, hey, hey) Check this out (hey) Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me. Come on If you're ready, I'm willing and able Help me lay my cards out on the table You're mine and I'm yours for the taking Right now the rules we made are meant for breaking What you get ain't always what you see But satisfaction' is guaranteed They say what you give is always what you need If you want me to lay my hands on you Lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, All you got to do is Lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, Now listen up Lay your hands on me Well I'm a fighter, I'm a poet, I'm a preacher I've been to school and baby, I've been the teacher If you show me how to get up off the ground ground ground I can show you how to fly and never ever come back down Everything you want is what I need Your satisfaction is guaranteed But the ride don't never ever come for free No no no no If you want me to lay my hands on you Lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, All you got to do is Lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, lay your hands on me, Oh, oh, baby, don't you know I only aim to please If you want me to lay my hands on you What you got to do is Lay your hands on me, Lay 'em on me Lay your hands on me, Well, come on, come on, come on Lay your hands on me, And everybody gonna help me now Lay your hands on me, I know we will be able soon Lay your hands on me, I know real my heart turn Lay your hands on me, If you wanna baby come on baby come on now Lay your hands on me All you gotta do Lay your hands on me Remember Lay your hands on me Turn around now Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me Lay your hands on me


Bon Jovi - Lay your hands on me - Live


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