Whatever happened to "Never Say Goodbye?"
Jon Bon Jovi needed more medicine than prayers when he cut his Pittsburgh concert short because the singer had a sore throat.
Bon Jovi was performing at PPG Paints Arena on Wednesday night when the lead singer told the audience he has had a cold since Saturday night. But he said he would keep pushing on.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports he also said: "This is the day when I need a karaoke singer. Which one of you guys in a bar band knows all the words to Bon Jovi songs?"
He sang "Bad Medicine" and wrapped things up after 90 minutes of the expected two-and-a-half hour show with "Livin' on a Prayer."
The band is scheduled to play New York's Madison Square Garden on Friday.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.