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    If Van Halen was still Mammoth (if the Band had not changed their name), would there be all of this EGO bullshit between Ed, Al and Dave/Sam?

    Would Dave have ever left in the first place?

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    It was DAVE'S idea to name the band "Van Halen."

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    What a great point!!!

    Maybe not?????

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    Mammoth was probably Dave's idea as well. It certainly fits his style more than Eddie's, who came up with silly band names like "Broken Combs" and "Rat Salade"

    If either Dave or Eddie had their current lawyers at the time, the "other" Mammoth wouldn't have had a prayer.
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    Originally posted by FORD:
    Mammoth was probably Dave's idea as well. It certainly fits his style more than Eddie's, who came up with silly band names like "Broken Combs" and "Rat Salade"

    If either Dave or Eddie had their current lawyers at the time, the "other" Mammoth wouldn't have had a prayer.
    I thought the "Trojan Rubber Company" was a pretty cool name.

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    Originally posted by FORD:
    Mammoth was probably Dave's idea as well.
    I could see that - 'Can hear Dave expressively explaining his suggestions...."Something.. mammoth ,, bombastic,.......someone else: [img]graemlins/drunk.gif[/img] "That's it, Mammoth" [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

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    don't know if it would have stopped dave leaving the band in 1985 (what with the ego clash between him and ed) but it may have limited the van halen/hagar feud if they had changed their name for the different line-ups.

    also i thought they were called mammoth before dave joined?

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    how bout if they played some fuckin music?

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    We'll never know, but it's an interesting point.

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    One thing's for sure, the argument, "Why should they change the name of the band, it's Eddie's f@#% last name!" wouldn't be valid!
    "Just once I'd like to do the right thing and not get punished for it."

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    Maybe they should go dig Mark Stone back up since Mikey is all but gone, Ed can sing again, and wouldn't ya know it!!!!! Mammoth is back!!! [img]graemlins/bounce.gif[/img]
    "We didn't fire him!!!! He quit!!!!"

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    Hmmmm, if Van Halen was still Mammoth. Let's ask the wise old owl.

    And while you're at it, find out just how many licks it does take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop.
    Could this be magic?

 

 

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