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    Default Top 10 Most Popular VH songs

    Was thinking about this today, and I came up with:

    10. Why Can't This Be Love
    9. Dreams
    8. Dance the Night Away
    7. You Really Got Me
    6. Runnin' with the Devil
    5. Panama
    4. Hot for Teacher
    3. Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    2. Right Now
    1. Jump

    I'd say that's pretty accurate. "When It's Love" was #5 and all, but compared to the above it's staying power on the airwaves (in Pittsburgh at least) wasn't as strong. I guess "Eruption" could be on that list, too?
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    DAVE SOLO: 13x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (including MIKE/MONTROSE)
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    Nah........Globally, their most popular songs are "Jump", "Dreams' and "Why cant this be love?". If anyone doesn't know VH but you sing 'em them songs, they go "Oh, I know that song"..
    I'd go
    1. Jump
    2. Dreams
    3. Why cant this be love
    4. Panama
    5. Aint talkin bout love
    6. You really got me
    7. Runnin with the devil
    8. When its love
    9. Right now
    10. Love walks in
    What is understood need not be discussed

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    .........and even thought its not a VH song, a lot of people know Eddie played on "Beat it" and that's popular.
    Last edited by Dont disturb my Paradise; 11.22.14 at 03:04 AM.
    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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    Most popular ...

    1. Jump
    2. You Really Got Me
    3. Panama
    4. Runnin' With The Devil
    5. Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    6. Hot For Teacher
    7. Why Can't This Be Love?
    8. (Oh) Pretty Woman
    9. Dreams
    10. Dance The Night Away

    Most epic ...

    1. I'm The One
    2. Everybody Wants Some!
    3. Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    4. Hear About It Later
    5. Feel Your Love Tonight
    6. Girl Gone Bad
    7. Mean Street
    8. Romeo Delight
    9. Light Up The Sky
    10. In A Simple Rhyme
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    Most popular ...

    1. Jump
    2. You Really Got Me
    3. Panama
    4. Runnin' With The Devil
    5. Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    6. Hot For Teacher
    7. Why Can't This Be Love?
    8. (Oh) Pretty Woman
    9. Dreams
    10. Dance The Night Away

    Most epic ...

    1. I'm The One
    2. Everybody Wants Some!
    3. Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    4. Hear About It Later
    5. Feel Your Love Tonight
    6. Girl Gone Bad
    7. Mean Street
    8. Romeo Delight
    9. Light Up The Sky
    10. In A Simple Rhyme
    Here's Top 10 List from Spotify w millions of plays each. Pretty close and expected.



    Most EPIC looks good, depends on how you define epic I guess. I wouldn't include "Feel Your Love..." seems like more straight fwd rock/blues type. I'd go w most of the same ... ordering is hard though

    EPIC:
    1. Girl Gone Bad (relentless)
    2. Hear About It Later
    3. I'm The One [or: Atomic Punk]
    4. Mean Street
    5. Everybody Wants Some! [or: Fools, that intro is EPIC]
    6. Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    7. Romeo Delight
    8. Light Up The Sky
    9. In A Simple Rhyme
    10. Hot For Teacher
    Last edited by thismusicsux; 11.22.14 at 08:25 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thismusicsux View Post
    Here's Top 10 List from Spotify w millions of plays each. Pretty close and expected.



    Most EPIC looks good, depends on how you define epic I guess. I wouldn't include "Feel Your Love..." seems like more straight fwd rock/blues type. I'd go w most of the same ... ordering is hard though

    EPIC:
    1. Girl Gone Bad (relentless)
    2. Hear About It Later
    3. I'm The One [or: Atomic Punk]
    4. Mean Street
    5. Everybody Wants Some! [or: Fools, that intro is EPIC]
    6. Somebody Get Me A Doctor
    7. Romeo Delight
    8. Light Up The Sky
    9. In A Simple Rhyme
    10. Hot For Teacher
    I had 8 out of 10 without even looking it up! I forgot that Eruption almost always gets played right before You Really Got Me.

    Great minds think almost exactly alike on our "Most Epic" lists!
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    YRGM
    DTNA
    Jump
    Panama
    HFT
    WCTBL
    Dreams
    When It's Love or BOBW
    FWYS
    Right Now

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    I'll have a stab at most epic. depends how you define 'epic' of course...the Steven Spielberg/James Cameron movies of VH songs perhaps...

    Feelin'
    Pleasure Dome
    Year To The Day
    Seventh Seal
    Don't Tell Me
    In A Simple Rhyme
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    Me Wise Magic
    Ain't Talkin Bout Love
    Hot for Teacher

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    Lot of people would know Top of the world if they go to any sporting event. They just wouldn't have a clue it's VH.
    Cabo x 23
    Van Halen x 11
    Sammy x 20+
    DLR x 2

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    Most Epic...

    ATBL
    SGMAD
    And the Cradle Will Rock
    Unchained
    The Full Bug
    Jump
    Dreams
    5150
    Mine All Mine
    When It's Love
    Right Now
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    The most "radio-friendly" CVH song is either RWTD or YRGM. But, even back in the day, those were never my favorite VH songs, from the first album. And, over time, they *have not* grown on me.

    Jump, otoh, has grown on me.
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    I'd take 'Feel Your Love Tonight' and 'Little Dreamer' over RWTD and YRGM ...
    "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.
    "Embrace the past. Live in the moment but keep your eyes on the future, and keep on moving forward..." - Richie Sambora

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