Tico Torres was born October 7, 1953, making him 65 years young today! Best known for his drumming and percussion with Bon Jovi — which earned him enshrinement into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this year — The Hitman has also played on stage or in studio with T. Roth And Another Pretty Face, Cher, Chuck Berry, Alice Cooper, Franke And The Knockouts, Pat Benetar, and Stevie Nicks, among others.
During the band’s Hall Of Fame induction speech, Bon Jovi said of the drummer, “Tico took a shot, and I’ve been his singer ever since.”
Torres’ rock-steady drums have provided the musical spine to many classic Bon Jovi tunes. Join us in celebrating some of the hits of The Hitman.