Bon Jovi Boot Scoots to Top of Country Music Charts

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The band Bon Jovi has been labeled many things: metal, rock, pop. But how about country? That's right, Bon Jovi's hit "Who Says You Can't Go Home" has topped Billboard's country chart. It's the first time that a rock band has landed that No. 1 spot. If you're not a country fan, the song comes in two versions. One, without the twang, is also moving up the charts.

JOHN YDSTIE, host:

Good morning. I'm John Ydstie.

The band Bon Jovi has been labeled many things: metal, rock, pop -- but how about country? That's right, Bon Jovi's hit, Who Says You Can't Go Home, has topped Billboard's country chart. It's the first time in music history that a rock band has landed that No. 1 spot. If you're not a country fan, the song comes in two versions. The one without the twang is also moving up the charts.

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