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    Default What album does Sammy sound the best on?

    Considering all of Sammy's work - Solo, Van Halen, Chickenfoot, side projects, etc..

    When do you think Sammy as a vocalist sounded the best?

    I was listening to 5150 the other day. Production-wise, and focusing only on Sammy's vocal, I'd say he sounded the best on this album.

    I also think he sounds great on Not 4 Sale. His voice has some age on it, but it's still just perfect. And I really liked his vocal take on Karma Wheel. Just awesome.

    The last thing I've noticed is on Sammy and Friends...on "Not Going Down", I think he was really going for a Montrose vibe. I think he does an amazing job of trying to sound like his 1970's self.

    O wait, one more thing. On the Chickenfoot albums, I think it's really cool how Sammy figured out how to sing lower, and let Mike sing the really high registers...that blend of them together...it just sounds awesome. I know Mike sang higher than Sammy with some Van Halen songs, but in this example, I'm talking about how Sammy lowers his voice even more, and it just blends really well on songs like My Kinda Girl and Alright Alright.
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    5150
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    FUCK or 5150
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    sam's voice to me sounds best on 5150.

    he nails dreams...dang.

    His voice has aged a bit, not alot but a bit. I really like what Mike and Sam were doing on the first CF disk.

    Sam sang a bit different on his first few capital era records but I've never heard a song where he sings "bad". he's a very good vocalist in regards to his overall performance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raldo View Post
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    Winner winner chicken dinner.

    You can close the thread.
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    5150
    The red album
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    What is understood need not be discussed

    "Dont disturb my paradise. I've asked you once. I've asked you nice" - "SERIOUS JU JU"

    "I am in a blissful state. Dont bug me!!!" - Richard Dreyfuss "The Goodbye girl" 1977

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    I don't know Sammy's solo work enough to comment there but in VH without question it's 5150.
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    5150 seems to feature Sammy at his peak, with songs like Dreams and 5150; however, I think Sam sustains his performance throughout VH. Some folks think Sam strained or screamed too much on Balance, but I think he delivered a great vocal performance on that album.

    Solo wise, I think Marching to Mars.

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    5150 is a milestone album for Sammy . He reached a lot of amazing notes on that one . Plus , the material and era just reeked of fun !
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    FUCK
    I DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' CLICK!

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    I would say from 5150 to FUCK.

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    F.U.C.K. is my 2nd favorite with Sammy . Great album !!!
    That material is choke full of amazing stuff , IMO .

    I rate them like this - 5150 , F.U.C.K. , OU812 , Balance .
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
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    he's raunchier on FUCK.. good stuff there

    plus awesome high melodies for top of the world and pleasuredome..plus others.
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    Well said ^^^ . Those are two of my favorite songs from that album , along with "Runaround" and "The Dream is Over" .
    "There's too many people on this basketball that's floating around the sun, who are too afraid to allow themselves to FEEL" - Edward Van Halen
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    don't get me wrong....I love 5150. Dreams and the song 5150 are just like wow epic. Im just branching out and picking other stuff.

    Which I think are just as good.
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