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    02.13.15 @ 07:56 AM
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    What made Van Halen tick, more than anything else, was this primal approach to the social contract. I don't even know if social contract's an actual term. I use it.

    This is from page 122 of the paperback version of Crazy From the Heat. So I'm reading Fatal Vision by Joe McGinniss right now, it's about the Green Beret murders in 1970, and was published in 1983. And on page 308 it says;

    As far as I was concerned, that was the social contract. That was the duty of the people who held those positions.

    Now THAT is a useless tidbit.

    More perks than Elvis' night stand!!!

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    I assumed that DLR read a lot of books...maybe that phrase just stuck with him and he decided to use it...IDK...kind of useless once you think about it. Yuck

    Whoooaaa TRIGGER!!!
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    08.27.15 @ 01:07 AM
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    When we interviewed Dave back in '98, he acted like he didn't even remember WHAT he put in his book! We asked a question to the listeners to win tix to see DLR...

    "What album did Dave say he bought 2 copies of to have on hand at all times? Answer correctly and you can win tix to see DLR!"

    Dave responds..."uhh fellas, looks like I might miss the show!"

    (laughter on all parts)

    BTW...the answer was Saturday Night Fever. It's in the book but Dave pretended to not remember what he even put in the book. Silly old beah...

    "Whenever we come to Milwaukee, we try and have a special surprise for you here and tonite we got a whole sh*tload of 'em for you and right now, we want to whip the first one at you here! Y'know, usually Ed doesn't sing this part of the song and when he does tonight for the first time, you'll find out why!"

    -David Lee Roth, Milwaukee 1980

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    Man, why didn't you tell me?!?!?! I've got that book memorized!!

    Glenn's got the Encyclopedia for his Bible, and I've got CFTH.

    "The thing that inspires me the most is my bottle of Jack Daniels. It's my best friend in the world. Ol' Jack will never let you down. He's always there when you need him" - Nikki Sixx, Hit Parader magazine 1986

    "Van Halen is 'Get the fuck off the sidewalk if ya don't like our drivin' kinda music!" - David Lee Roth

    "We get to the hotel, there's people partyin' in the parking lot, people gettin' down in the elevator, wow! I swear to God I had this one chick, this chick was poundin' on my door, she was kickin' and screamin' at my door 'til about 6.30 this morning. Finally, I just said, 'Fuck it!' and let her out of my room!" - David Lee Roth



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