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    Default Van Halen Cover Tunes

    Had a quick search but did not come across an existing thread so apologies if there is one ...

    Came across this cover tune from Van Halen Pasadena cira 1976 at a high school party ... Jean Genie ... pretty good audio as well ... Ed at 21 years old ...

    http://soundcloud.com/pacocamino/jean-genie-live-1976

    Enjoy ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spool View Post
    Had a quick search but did not come across an existing thread so apologies if there is one ...

    Came across this cover tune from Van Halen Pasadena cira 1976 at a high school party ... Jean Genie ... pretty good audio as well ... Ed at 21 years old ...

    http://soundcloud.com/pacocamino/jean-genie-live-1976

    Enjoy ....

    Wow - crazy good!!

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    Cool, Thanks.

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    Good find. It would've been awesome to see van halen back in the day before they were signed.

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    I've got that on a cd somewhere. Haven't heard that in a long time. Cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vcooper3 View Post
    Good find. It would've been awesome to see van halen back in the day before they were signed.
    Would of been just insane ... I sometimes think I was born around 4 years too late ... I missed seeing Led Zeppelin and Van Halen and only really discovered those bands 1981 instead of 1977 ...

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    At 21 he slayed everyone else and slays them even now.
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    I continue to wonder how anyone could have heard Dave back then and question his abilities as a singer/front man. I've heard that record company execs didn't think he was good enough...and even Eddie didn't like him at first. Dave has always been the first guy to realize he is the perfect lead singer for VH. (back then and later)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harpospoke View Post
    I continue to wonder how anyone could have heard Dave back then and question his abilities as a singer/front man. I've heard that record company execs didn't think he was good enough...and even Eddie didn't like him at first. Dave has always been the first guy to realize he is the perfect lead singer for VH. (back then and later)
    +1

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harpospoke View Post
    I continue to wonder how anyone could have heard Dave back then and question his abilities as a singer/front man. I've heard that record company execs didn't think he was good enough...and even Eddie didn't like him at first. Dave has always been the first guy to realize he is the perfect lead singer for VH. (back then and later)
    They probably had ulterior motives. Like Gene Simmons and Bill Aucoin trying to get Eddie into KISS.

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    Default HELL YEAH

    This is just pure rock'n'roll magic right here.

    Van Halen doing ZZ TOP'S "Beer Drinkers and Hellraisers"




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    Quote Originally Posted by bklynboy68 View Post
    This is just pure rock'n'roll magic right here.

    Van Halen doing ZZ TOP'S "Beer Drinkers and Hellraisers"



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