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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    I bet it's his last major tour.
    I agree - last tour of this size. There's obviously a reason he's doing it and since there's no new album or product to sell, the motivation seems clear. That being said, I think this guy will tour as long as he can stand but it will eventually be down to a handful of shows a year at his usual haunts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Number 47 View Post




    2020 plans @ 2:39




    For all the talk about how self-centered Sammy is, it's pretty remarkable how he's just sitting in the back and just adding some really tasty licks here and there to this great song with Jerry and Nancy.
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    I read something on Facebook (one of the VH or SH groups) that The Circle's big tour will involve other popular bands. Makes sense.
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    Hopefully we hear about tour dates soon.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DFVH5150 View Post
    I read something on Facebook (one of the VH or SH groups) that The Circle's big tour will involve other popular bands. Makes sense.
    I dunno about the multiple band concept. I saw a few big shows a few summers ago. ZZ Top and John Fogerty were good shows. However, I was disappointed in ZZ Top sticking to the script and being done in 1:05. I can get that out of my iPod. Fogerty was awesome. He brought out Billy Gibbons for a few songs, his band was mostly college students and they paraded around the venue at one point. They put a lot of heart into the songs their parents and grandparents listen to. Kenny Aronoff was awesome!

    The other big show was Debbie Bonham (she opened, we got there a little later than I wanted. Wish I'd heard more of her.) Ann Wilson was ok. Paul Rogers was ok. Jeff Beck was ok. That show had significant potential- if Ann and Paul did some duets with Jeff on guitar that would've been so much better. But they all stuck to script and did nothing spectacular.

    The big multiple band concept for this year seems to be Motley Crue (no thanks), Def Leppard (I'd see 'em), Poison (no thanks) and Joan Jett (yes please). It's a very mixed bag. I dunno.

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    Not speaking to the likelihood of anything happening but with Sam having to perform 40 shows, this might be exactly what he's looking for:

    Quote Originally Posted by Railrunner130 View Post
    ...sticking to the script and being done in 1:05.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Railrunner130 View Post
    I dunno about the multiple band concept. I saw a few big shows a few summers ago. ZZ Top and John Fogerty were good shows. However, I was disappointed in ZZ Top sticking to the script and being done in 1:05. I can get that out of my iPod. Fogerty was awesome. He brought out Billy Gibbons for a few songs, his band was mostly college students and they paraded around the venue at one point. They put a lot of heart into the songs their parents and grandparents listen to. Kenny Aronoff was awesome!

    The other big show was Debbie Bonham (she opened, we got there a little later than I wanted. Wish I'd heard more of her.) Ann Wilson was ok. Paul Rogers was ok. Jeff Beck was ok. That show had significant potential- if Ann and Paul did some duets with Jeff on guitar that would've been so much better. But they all stuck to script and did nothing spectacular.

    The big multiple band concept for this year seems to be Motley Crue (no thanks), Def Leppard (I'd see 'em), Poison (no thanks) and Joan Jett (yes please). It's a very mixed bag. I dunno.
    I mean it makes sense for them to play in front of bigger crowds and everyone else seems to be doing it, but I don't like multiple band concerts either. I want a longer set and get beer-buzzed enough for 1 show only.
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    "Problem is Van Halen doesn't miss you. Or me. Or any of us." - Little Dreamer

    "So, Dave's in the same boat as the rest of planet Earth. He's no longer in a band that doesn't even exist." - I Coulda Hada VH

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlindtotheWorld View Post
    Hate listening to people trying to sing near the phone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlindtotheWorld View Post
    I remember seeing this years ago. Why he hasn't consistently played this song properly like this since he left Van Halen is beyond me. It's his theme song for fuck's sake AND everyone loves it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlindtotheWorld View Post
    Damn. Amazing version and Sam was already 64 at that time. Makes you regret not being there.
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    Cabo Wabo should be a mainstay at every VH or Sammy concert, but alas...
    "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
    "Van Halen was never about the singer..." - A very wise fan.
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    5150 should have been a staple as well.

    Never really understood their setlist choices under Sam.
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    I got to meet sammy a few nights ago while in Vegas, someone remind me how and I'll post a pic. What a phenomenal guy

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    I met him the night after the Cabo Wabo opened in Vegas. After the CF gig he told everyone at the Hardrock to head over to Cabo and we did. He walked around once and waived then headed up the stairs. The bouncer told us he did an exit stage right.
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