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    Default What the DREAMS video should have looked like

    OK, maybe I'm biased.


    I posted this 8 years ago but with the possibility of the site shutting down I figured what the hell, I'll post it again. I was pretty blown away by the reaction it got back then, so with all the new people we have around here now maybe a few will enjoy this.


    Real quick background to this.....


    I was married in the 90's and had twin step-daughters who were very little. They had a ton of personality and I caught a lot of it on tape. In 2005, about 6 years after our divorce, I sat down with the dozens of video tapes I had of those years and made some music videos for the girls and gave it to them as a gift. Here's the one I did set to DREAMS.


    The amazing thing was how many clips I found that fit the song so well. This really came out great and I think whether you have kids or not you will enjoy this. Especially if you have a daughter or two.


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    They were cute, great job DD!
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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    Bravo....where do the years go?
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    Beautiful.

    Dreams is the perfect track for a video like that.

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    Love it, brother. I miss those days.

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    Awesome DD! They looked adorable and like they could melt your heart....I was actually a little sad at the end that you were divorced from them now...did they like the video's when you gave it to them?
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    Well done!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darkstar View Post
    Awesome DD! They looked adorable and like they could melt your heart....I was actually a little sad at the end that you were divorced from them now...did they like the video's when you gave it to them?

    It's all good. We still do things together and were just out a week ago celebrating them turning 21. They love the videos and tell me they watch all the time.


    Thanks for watching, guys.
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    Great vid to my favorite song. Awesome Job DD. Well done matching up the video with the words.
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    Masterful job!
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    Great job!

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    Great video.My oldest daughters favorite VH song.....and she let me know it!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by salg View Post
    Great video.My oldest daughters favorite VH song.....and she let me know it!!

    That's cool!


    Would you believe I just learned something new. For 28 years I've been singing "And in the end, ALL dreams we will DEEPEN".


    I mean, I've only heard the song a billion times!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Down View Post
    That's cool!


    Would you believe I just learned something new. For 28 years I've been singing "And in the end, ALL dreams we will DEEPEN".


    I mean, I've only heard the song a billion times!

    Dude...come the fuck on! That's Sam's finest hour. Turn your VH fan card in at the front desk. Lol. Nice job on the vid. My daughters are 23 and 20 year's old. Neither give a flippin shit about Van Halen. *sigh*
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    Quote Originally Posted by hagarfn View Post
    Dude...come the fuck on! That's Sam's finest hour. Turn your VH fan card in at the front desk. Lol. Nice job on the vid. My daughters are 23 and 20 year's old. Neither give a flippin shit about Van Halen. *sigh*

    I know. Funny how a couple of words can be missed all these years.
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    VH with Wolf/Dave ('12-'15) - Amazing comeback. Smokin' album and tours.

 

 

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