Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora is getting serious about his solo career.
The rocker this week released “Engine 19″ a tribute song for the families of the victims and heroes of 9/11.
And he wrote the poignant ballad with Elton John’s famed collaborator Bernie Taupin.
Take a listen:
The is Richie’s second song since he was fired from the Bon Jovi tour. “Come Back As Me” is a viral hit reaching more than 100,000 views on YouTube.