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    Has Edward ever revealed his favorite Van Halen songs, from both eras? Are we to assume that the songs on Best of or Best of Both Worlds are his favorites?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redfoot View Post
    Has Edward ever revealed his favorite Van Halen songs, from both eras? Are we to assume that the songs on Best of or Best of Both Worlds are his favorites?
    I don't think the songs on BOBW are Ed's favorite tracks, I think they put the songs on there that they thoguht the public would be most familiar with, same with BOV1.

    Both compilations are fine for people who don't really know the band but disappointing at the same time because so many quality songs got left off for songs that got heavy radio play.

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    I think Eddie and Mike have both said that "Fair Warning" is their favorite Van Halen album.
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    I believe he has specifically mentioned Unchained.
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    Good question. Maybe that is one that could be asked on his EVH Gear site.
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    He's often 'singled' out "Jump" and "Unchained" as being favorites . Also , he's made special mention of "Hot For Teacher" . I know he's proud of Fair Warning and 1984 . I remember him being blown away by Sam's vocals on WCTBL and Dreams .
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    I wonder which song he's most proud of as far as his guitar playing is concerned? I think "I'm The One" features his most impressive guitar work.
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    Didn't he once say he liked his Holdsworth-like approach to the "On Fire" solo ?
    I agree that I'm the One is a smokin' tune all around !
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    I think he said one of his favorite solos is the 'Ice Cream Man' solo....one of my favorites too.
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    He mentioned "Jump" when Gary was in the band... something about Pop meaning 'Popular'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raldo View Post
    Good question. Maybe that is one that could be asked on his EVH Gear site.
    I already asked and I am hoping for an answer.

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    I can see why Fair Warning would be a favorite from the Dave era. I am most interested in knowing Ed's favorite Van Hagar music. I was disappointed to read that he didn't like Top of the World. That's a great tune musically and lyrically. It runs circles around Jump, if you ask me. Logically speaking, if Ed doesn't like TOTW, then he shouldn't like Jump, since it's the same riff.

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    He ripped off his own riff, kind of makes sense to me that he would prefer the original.

    I prefer TOTW, just because I am just so damn sick of Jump.
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    Don't hold me to it but I do believe he said Unchained is his favorite riff. Jump is his favorite song since it was their most popular song. I think those came from the Billy Corgan interview.

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    Top of the World is one of the better songs from the Sam era. Vocals are great (the backing for sure) the lyrics are good, music is very solid.
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