George Karak

Real Name:
George Nick Karakoglou
Profile:
Multiplatinum songwriter George Karak has a long history on the New Jersey circuit; most notably, Karak was present for the recording of Jon Bon Jovi’s debut album Bon Jovi in 1984, where the two championed the hit song “Runaway”.The songwriter also made contributions to tracks on Bon Jovi’s album The Power Station Years 1980-1983. In the 1990’s Karak contributed internationally to two critically acclaimed albums released in Europe and Japan entitled Dangerous Nights and Believer.
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Instruments & Performance

ESM037 Dangerous Nights — George Karak Intruder (12) Intruder (12) - Dangerous Nights (Album) Escape Music ESM037 UK 1998 Sell This Version
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Writing & Arrangement

FILP 10 Summer Hits — George Karak Various Runaway (as G. Karak) Various - Summer Hits (Comp) Finnlevy FILP 10 Finland 1984 Sell This Version
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814982-4M-1, 533463C Bon Jovi — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi (Album) Mercury 814982-4M-1, 533463C Canada 1984 Sell This Version
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818 309-7 Runaway — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Runaway (Single) Mercury 818 309-7 France 1984 Sell This Version
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LPR-19158 Bon Jovi — George Karak Bon Jovi Fugitiva = Runaway (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi(LP, Album, Unofficial) Mercury LPR-19158 Mexico 1984 Sell This Version
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00508 Maxi Simple — George Karak Various Fugitiva = Runaway (as G. Karak) Various - Maxi Simple(12", Maxi, Promo) Philips 00508 Argentina 1984 Sell This Version
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880 353-1 Live — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (Live Version) (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Live(12", EP) Mercury 880 353-1 Netherlands 1984 Sell This Version
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KER 1, EN 26 0635 3 Kerrang! Kompilation — George Karak Various Runaway Various - Kerrang! Kompilation(2xLP, Comp) Virgin, EMI KER 1, EN 26 0635 3 UK 1985 Sell This Version
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TBS 484 Summer 85' — George Karak Various Runaway (as G. Karak) Various - Summer 85' (Comp) Ice Cream Machine, Hemglass TBS 484 Sweden 1985 Sell This Version
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MSX 76237 In And Out Of Love — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (Live) (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - In And Out Of Love(12", EP, Ltd) Mercury, PolyGram MSX 76237 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
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824 704-2 Hits On CD Volume 3 — George Karak Various Runaway (as G. Karak) Various - Hits On CD Volume 3(CD, Comp) Mercury 824 704-2 Netherlands 1985 Sell This Version
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MK 17962 Rock Hits — George Karak Various Runaway (as G. Karak) Various - Rock Hits (Comp) Start (2) MK 17962 Hungary 1985 Sell This Version
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32PD-27 Band Aid Special = バンド・エイド・スペシャル — George Karak Band Aid = バンド・エイド* Runaway (as G. Karak) Band Aid = バンド・エイド* - Band Aid Special = バンド・エイド・スペシャル(CD, Comp) Mercury 32PD-27 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
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K07S-10021 Runaway — George Karak Miki Asakura Runaway Miki Asakura - Runaway(7", Single) Crystal Bird K07S-10021 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
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AH-651 Runaway / No! — George Karak 伊藤かずえ* Runaway 伊藤かずえ* - Runaway / No!(7") Columbia AH-651 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
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BONX 1 Livin' On A Prayer: Collector's Edition 12 Bon Jovi Runaway (Live) (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Livin' On A Prayer: Collector's Edition 12" EP(2x12", EP, Ltd) Mercury BONX 1 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
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888 806-1 Never Say Goodbye — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (Live) (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Never Say Goodbye (EP) Mercury 888 806-1 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
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imt 900.047 Live USA — George Karak Bon Jovi Bon Jovi - Live USA (Album) Live & Alive imt 900.047 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
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888 820-1 Live! On Tour — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Live! On Tour(12") Mercury 888 820-1 Australasia 1987 Sell This Version
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KA-61CD Sanyo Heat Beat '89 — George Karak Bon Jovi / Cinderella (3) / L.A. Guns Runaway Bon Jovi / Cinderella (3) / L.A. Guns - Sanyo Heat Beat '89(CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Sanyo KA-61CD Japan 1988 Sell This Version
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884 660-4 Runaway / She Don't Know Me — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (as G Karak) Bon Jovi - Runaway / She Don't Know Me (Single) Mercury 884 660-4 US 1989 Sell This Version
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874 687-2, JOV CD 6 Lay Your Hands On Me — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (Live) (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Lay Your Hands On Me (Single, Maxi) Mercury 874 687-2, JOV CD 6 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
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842 172-1 Bon Jovi In Brazil — George Karak Bon Jovi Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi In Brazil (Comp) Vertigo, PolyGram 842 172-1 Argentina 1989 Sell This Version
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010-903, 010 - 903 Tokio Road — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (as G. Karac) Bon Jovi - Tokio Road(2xLP, Unofficial) Taurus Records (2), Taurus Records (2) 010-903, 010 - 903 Italy 1990 Sell This Version
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GSLP 2023 BS Document In Japan — George Karak Bon Jovi Runaway (as G. Karak) Bon Jovi - Document In Japan(2xLP, Unofficial) Golden Stars (2) GSLP 2023 BS Italy 1991 Sell This Version