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    Is it just me, or is this one of the most kick ass and underappreciated songs from the classic days??? I wonder how come sam and them never did this song...I never really paid a whole lot of attention to this song until recently...wow, what a great tune!
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    Dude, HOP & Girl Gone Bad ARE 1984 for me... It doesn't get much better than that in my book.
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    The demo from the 70s is awesome too, some days I like it better!
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    That was my first favorite from the 1984 album. Awesome tune!! Just awesome.

    I remember when it first came out, I wondered why they never played it on the radio. But I'm glad they didn't, otherwise it would've been like Jump.
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    Great song, but the lyrics suck.

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    House of Pain and Girl Gone Bad are two of the heaviest, baddest VH songs ever. Al's drums are top notch. Put that shit in as loud as you can handle and anyone would know why VH are legends.
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    I just can't stand the way Dave sings it on the 84 version. 77 Version is MUCH better. Either way, that intro let's all the kids know just how hard you rock.
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    I like how the song is hard-rockin' and ass kickin' then the solo gets all melodic-like and shit. Perfect.
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    HOP is one of the heaviest songs of VH IMO. The vocal track is fucked though. Too much reverb and echo shit. The band is TIGHT! The older version is pretty cool too!
    Just go for it!

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    I like the tune, but I prefer Drop Dead Legs for sure.

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    This song is CVH. The solo is AWESOME!

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    Lyrically genius, Diamond Dave gwine-a fix it so ya nevah leave thiz...

    Great God Almighty Ize dig this a here tune...Fo' Sho'...dig that bluesy outtro nah...
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    It is a stellar rocker. Hard and grungy. Me likes!

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    I love the versions on the early demos

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ain't Talkin' Bout' Love
    I like the tune, but I prefer Drop Dead Legs for sure.
    me too...but love 'em both !

 

 

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