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    Default where did it all go wrong???

    I like all or alot of u have been a huge VH fan for years. I was raised on gospel and christian contemp. music cause dad was a religious nut. lol my first helping of secular music was 5150. It totally blew my fuckin head off!! since then i went back to the first record and went on through to present. Loved it all. I didnt care if it was dave, sam, or even gary out front. lol I sit and think back about my days of loving vh and wonder where it all went wrong??? Now maybe if u ask ed and al they might say it didnt go wrong, maybe they happy in the place their at right now. For many of us fans something has gone wrong, way wrong! so my question is this do u think it was a matter of ego, fame , the buisness itself, certain people??? just curious what u all think. Oh i forgot money. LOL Peace n hair grease! adam

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    It all went wrong the day Ed Lefler died.......simple as that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
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    was it the year in general or something in particular?

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    Quote Originally Posted by adamvhcornell View Post
    was it the year in general or something in particular?
    Start with this: http://www.vhlinks.com/vbforums/sam-...20-t44704.html
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    When Ed thought that he could just throw anybody behind the mike and it would be successful.

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    The day Dave left. A part of me died that day.
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    September 4, 1996.

    It got even worse on March 17, 1998. Hasn't been the same since...
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    When Ed Lefler died.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wruff_ajax View Post
    The day Dave left. A part of me died that day.
    Agreed. And, they had the chance to rectify that situation in 1996, but didn't.

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    1996. It's all been downhill since.

    2004 was a glimmer of hope, but they fucked that up too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wruff_ajax View Post
    The day Dave left. A part of me died that day.
    Agreed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by adamvhcornell View Post
    I like all or alot of u have been a huge VH fan for years. I was raised on gospel and christian contemp. music cause dad was a religious nut. lol my first helping of secular music was 5150. It totally blew my fuckin head off!! since then i went back to the first record and went on through to present. Loved it all. I didnt care if it was dave, sam, or even gary out front. lol I sit and think back about my days of loving vh and wonder where it all went wrong??? Now maybe if u ask ed and al they might say it didnt go wrong, maybe they happy in the place their at right now. For many of us fans something has gone wrong, way wrong! so my question is this do u think it was a matter of ego, fame , the buisness itself, certain people??? just curious what u all think. Oh i forgot money. LOL Peace n hair grease! adam
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    As Brett said, 1996 left a bitter taste in most fans mouths.

    In a six month span they actually alienated almost their entire fan base by their treatment of Sam and then their treatment of Dave. Most VH fans were either in the Dave camp or the Sam camp, so let's just piss off both and unite them in the "we hate Gary" camp.

    Follow that up with what most of us consider a sub par album in 1998 with singer number three and voila, you have the death of what once was a truly great band.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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