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    Default Music from "1984" Performed at U-M/MSU Game Today!

    I just got back from the game which was a bit of a heartbreaker, but Michigan made it interesting at the end and had a chance to win, so I really can't complain; plus the atmosphere was awesome.

    But anyway, during halftime, the University of Michigan's marching band came onto the field (with boos so loud I could hardly think) and they played three cuts from "1984": "Jump," "Panama," and "Hot for Teacher." It was very interesting hearing a marching band take on those songs. Perhaps the coolest part though was that their formation while playing was the Van Halen logo! The band was formed along the field as the =VH= logo playing those songs.

    That was just something cool I thought I'd pass along; so 70,000 people were exposed to Van Halen today.
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    Thats cool!!!

    I did a quick search on youtube to see if someone had
    posted some video of it, and apparently they performed
    there VH halftime show last week as well,during the game
    between Michigan and Michigan St.

    Fair Warning though,AFTER there tribute to VH,they go into
    the Coldplay tune,Viva La Vida,so if your not a fan of Coldplay,
    you may quickly want to close your browser hehehe

    I haven't posted a youtube clip on here before,so im prolly
    not doing this right.

    Clicky,Clicky below...


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    I gotta admit these songs aren't particularly good for interpretation by a marching band because the vocal melodies aren't particularly great as instrumental melodies. Doesn't flow well.

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    I have it from inside sources that Ed was indeed there incognito, in full marching band regalia, blowing on a tuba at the 50 yard line. So, if this performance fell flat......


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    Quote Originally Posted by OnTheInside1985 View Post
    I gotta admit these songs aren't particularly good for interpretation by a marching band because the vocal melodies aren't particularly great as instrumental melodies. Doesn't flow well.

    True nuff...I know i personally wont be purchasing any marching
    band tribute albums anytime soon hehehe

    But its cool that a whole stadium full of peeps got exposed to
    VH today,as well as last week.

    Oh,and on my earlier post about last weeks Michigan game,
    it should read Michigan and Eastern Michigan,DOH!!!

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    See, I'm over there on the 15-yard line in the upper right! See me? See me?

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    Quote Originally Posted by i1sum2! View Post
    I have it from inside sources that Ed was indeed there incognito, in full marching band regalia, blowing on a tuba at the 50 yard line. So, if this performance fell flat......

    its taken him since 1998 to blow into a tuba?! Shudda happened long before now if you believe him in that Much Music interview with Cherone.
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    cool video of the logo! and the music!!
    ...and in the end, on dreams we will depend...


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    Too bad, it was a gay school's band that did it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    Too bad, it was a gay school's band that did it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brett View Post
    Too bad, it was a gay school's band that did it.
    surprised it took 12 posts for the college rivalry to begin! My Hurricanes are presently down 10-7 to Sooners... :-(
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