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    Atomic Punk I Coulda Hada VH's Avatar
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    Default Best Breakdown in a VH Song

    My vote goes to "Light Up The Sky". Eddie's playing during that interlude is just sick!
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    Always loved the breakdown in Dirty Movies. "Take it oooofff...Take it all offff!!" And the one in Get Up is equally bad ass. Only EVH can think of a kick ass riff like that.
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    How 'bout the one towards the end of "House Of Pain"?



    "I've GOT to have more cowbell!"

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    My advice is to go for the alien abduction story. Look bemused, dishevelled and on the verge of tears as you recount your story of intrusive and degrading medical tests.
    Worked for me anyway. I still have colleagues asking me what it is like to fuck a green womanoid with seventeen breasts.
    Alternatively just walk in and inform everyone that alcoholism is indeed a disease and that they should be less judgemental and perhaps a little more supportive."
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    "in my best "saw" scary movie voice: "oh, yes, there will be beagles."
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    I always liked the live breakdown in the middle of 5150 off LWAN right before the solo kicks in ! That solo, by the way, is also on the list as one of Ed's best !
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    "Hear About It Later".
    "The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
    George Bernard Shaw

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lodewijk
    I always liked the live breakdown in the middle of 5150 off LWAN right before the solo kicks in ! That solo, by the way, is also on the list as one of Ed's best !
    Ya beat me to it. Agreed on all of the above

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    HAIL and DM are excellent choices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sixstring
    How 'bout the one towards the end of "House Of Pain"?



    "I've GOT to have more cowbell!"

    Well said! The live version of 5150 on the Tokyo Dome show is better playing wise.
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    Whoa shit ! I just topped 3 thousand posts ! Sweeeeeeeeeeet !
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    Wow. That's a shitload of postin!!
    BTW - I like all of the above.

    Note: I just noticed my post # but my comment remains as stated herein.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smithjc
    Wow. That's a shitload of postin!!
    BTW - I like all of the above.

    Note: I just noticed my post # but my comment remains as stated herein.

    Wow ! All those posts and most around here still don't know you're a chick !
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    Just remebered.....There's a fantastic breakdown right before the solo in Mean Street ! My favorite tune....how could I forget !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lodewijk
    Wow ! All those posts and most around here still don't know you're a chick !


    It's a Crazy World!!
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    OUTTA LOVE !!! the solo and the jam between Ed and Al . . . masterpiece

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    Default Great question!

    "Hear about it Later". Funky as shit!

 

 

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