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    Default Running with the Devil / a lifetime of vh

    Found this over @ vhnd and it moved me.
    It's a long tale, but the ending caught me totally off guard as I have lived this tale in many ways with a few of my old childhood friends. I'll bet a few of you have experienced this as well. I tell my son often how fast life goes by and how important your choices will become. best CV

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    "You can't go back home to your family, back home to your childhood ... back home to a young man's dreams of glory and of fame ... back home to places in the country, back home to the old forms and systems of things which once seemed everlasting but which are changing all the time — back home to the escapes of Time and Memory."

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    I read this about an hour ago. Really good piece.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ignorance_is_bliss View Post
    I read this about an hour ago. Really good piece.
    Wow-brought back the memories.Also some great tidbits about Top Jimmy that I didn't know.Great stuff.

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    Cool
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    Good stuff.

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    "Visually, Roth resembled a stoner superhero with his wild, long blond hair, muscular physique and exaggerated party bravado."

    This made me
    Posted from yo' mama's house.


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    I enjoyed that article.

    You never know what life is going to bring you.
    Remember the Heroes - 9/11/01

    In 2012, the phoenix has risen!!

    "High speed, low drag."

    "Look at all the people here tonight!!!" - 10/5/07, 5/20/08 Mohegan Sun

    Congratulations to Van Halen as part of the Class of 2007 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VegasVic View Post
    "Visually, Roth resembled a stoner superhero with his wild, long blond hair, muscular physique and exaggerated party bravado."

    This made me
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    I always felt that Dave wrote 'Damn Good' on Skyscaper as an ode to these times.

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    Nice. Growing up on the east coast at this time was somewhat different, but the feeling of the story is the same.

    Those were some great times!
    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by InTheBeginning View Post
    Nice. Growing up on the east coast at this time was somewhat different, but the feeling of the story is the same.

    Those were some great times!
    You know from a Chi-town perspective, 1977 was not so different as So Cali.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedway View Post
    I always felt that Dave wrote 'Damn Good' on Skyscaper as an ode to these times.
    I always thought that as well but I am not sure.

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    Cool story.
    Cabo x 20
    Van Halen x 11
    Sammy x 20+
    DLR x 2

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    Great read, love it!

 

 

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