Tonight Show Pumpcast News: "You Sir at Pump 16" Will Sims Gives a Little Karaoke Bon Jovi with Livin' on a Prayer

Pumpcast News, Part 1 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Former Chicago bartender Will Sims and his wife, fitness instructor Monifa Sims provided some awesome entertainment, singing Jon Bon Jovi's Livin' on a Prayer and Annie Lennox's Sweet Dreams on the Pumpcast News segment on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Pumpcast News with Jack Rafferty quizzes customers and offers money for correct answers. When Will and Monifa arrived, the tables were turned, and the gas station customers took command.

Leno's popular gas station sketch called “Pumpcast News” was not rigged according to Leno, and The Tonight Show crew were so impressed with the couple that they invited them on the show last Wednesday, May 8, 2013 as guests. In "Part 2" below, the couple is shown singing with the Tonight Show Band.

Pumpcast News, Part 2 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

According to his Facebook page, Will Sims II studied Theatre at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and now lives in Los Angeles.

Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer. Music video by Bon Jovi performing Livin' On A Prayer. (C) 1986 The Island Def Jam Music Group.

Livin' on a Prayer was Bon Jovi's second single from their Slippery When Wet album. Written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora, and Desmond Child. Livin' on a Prayer was released in late 1986, ranks high in both rock and pop radio genres. The music video was given heavy rotation at MTV, giving the band their first #1 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

Livin' on a Prayer is about a fictional working class couple, Tommy and Gina, who struggle to make ends meet and maintain their relationship. Tommy "used to work on the docks" because "union's been on strike, he's down on his luck". Gina works at a diner, "workin' for her man".

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