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    I so wish Eddie hadn't of rejected this. It was great on "Marching to mars" but imagine Eddies input into it. However, I love this accousticcly. Some of Sams best lyrics ever and so powerful.
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    Doesn't Meatloaf do a version of it too?

    What was the timeline for that?

    Sam wrote it for Van Halen. Van Halen rejects it. Sam gives it to Meatloaf, who records it. Sam records it for MTM.

    Because if Sam gave it to Meatloaf before playing it for Van Halen, then I can understand Eddie not wanting to do it.
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    You're definitely right about it being some of his best lyrics ever. Great tune

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    I love this song and I do wish Ed had put his stamp on it. Eddie really new how to compliment Sammy and vice versa.

    Eddie's solo on Eagles Fly on the Balance tour was the most beautiful solo and my favorite of ante he's ever done within the context of a song. I just got chills thinking about it.
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    He presented it to Eddie first before anything. It was written early 93. He started playing it on the 93 USA leg
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    I don't get it. Sammy played this at Van Halen concerts? As his solo spot or what? Or Sam just played it in Cabo and other places when appearing without Van Halen?

    Also, in 1995, when they played Eagles Fly with Ed playing guitar over it...that was amazing too.
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    Some solo spots on 93 USA tour
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    Written about him & Betsy's divorce right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by theNine5150 View Post
    Written about him & Betsy's divorce right?
    That's my understanding.

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    Sammy did that song with VH at Portland Meadows in '93.
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    "Aftershock" was too
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    Word. It was pretty big of Ed to play Sam solo tunes live during those years. There's always been two sides to him, the generous side and the "ego" side.
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    He also played "The love" during 1993 aswell. He debuted that before "Amnesty...". I think he debuted that on the European tour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Dreamer View Post
    Word. It was pretty big of Ed to play Sam solo tunes live during those years. There's always been two sides to him, the generous side and the "ego" side.
    Hate to say it, but it had nothing to do with the size of Ed's heart.

    Whenever they played a Classic VH song, part of the royalties from the gate would go to a certain Mr. David Lee Roth.

    Sam didn't like that, so as part of financial compensation for it, the would play an equal number of Sam solo tunes.
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    for what it's worth I think Sam only performed Amnesty is granted at the last show of the RHRN tour.

    He did perform The Love a few times but that song is basically Ever Since You Came from HSAS reworked so I don't think VH would have ever done it.

 

 

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