Obie was working at New York’s famous Power Station recording studios in 1980 when an ambitious kid named John Bongiovi got a job there sweeping floors, getting coffee, and running errands. The two became fast friends, and Obie and the guy who would become Jon Bon Jovi have been working together ever since. Fast forward 25 years, Bon Jovi has sold over 120 million albums, and Obie O’Brien shares production credits on several of them. Plus, he designed the studio on Jon’s property where the band records. Click here to read more about Obie.