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    Atomic Punk I Coulda Hada VH's Avatar
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    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    "Music is like candy. You throw out the rappers"

    "Be careful what you wish for because you just might lose what you already have"

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    This cool.


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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    I've heard these, although it's been a while...
    Gonna skim through them now.
    "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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    Angel Eyes, first track.... Yuck. Haha.
    Sorry, but I never liked it - ever. I laugh when VH fans pan a song like Feels So Good, yet froth at the mouth over this Roth Schmaltz. Go figure. Double standard much? Haha.

    I do like the Take Your Whiskey Home version here!!! Great riffs and licks. Ed's blazing, and Al has some neat fills.

    It's old and unpolished, but hey, they were 'young & wild' back then!
    Last edited by RRvh1; 01.08.17 at 07:19 PM.
    "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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    May 1975 I was in the 11th grade wow.
    EVH 1979: Well, actually it's not much of a vacation, because we run everything ourselves. We design our own album cover, we have to be in the office every day to sign checks - the whole corporation revolves around us. Nothing can be done without our approval. We even have photo approval.

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    This version of "Whiskey" is really good. Ed is ripping it up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    May 1975 I was in the 11th grade wow.
    I was in the 5th grade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    Angel Eyes, first track.... Yuck. Haha.
    Sorry, but I never liked it - ever. I laugh when VH fans pan a song like Feels So Good, yet froth at the mouth over this Roth Schmaltz. Go figure. Double standard much? Haha.
    Gotta agree with that and I'm a Van Halen fan. Probably a good example of how songwriting is a skill as much as a gift. Songwriters get better with practice. That song probably sounded awesome to them as teenagers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harpospoke View Post
    Gotta agree with that and I'm a Van Halen fan. Probably a good example of how songwriting is a skill as much as a gift. Songwriters get better with practice. That song probably sounded awesome to them as teenagers.
    I've heard people say that the song should've been included on VH or VHII...

    It would've been the How Many Say I, of its day....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harpospoke View Post
    Gotta agree with that and I'm a Van Halen fan. Probably a good example of how songwriting is a skill as much as a gift. Songwriters get better with practice. That song probably sounded awesome to them as teenagers.
    LOL, still love Angel Eyes. But it does sound very much of its time. Typical 70s acoustic tune.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    LOL, still love Angel Eyes. But it does sound very much of its time. Typical 70s acoustic tune.
    It could have been their, Beth!

    The lights focus on a sole figure, clutching a rose center stage.
    David Lee Roth singing Angel Eyes.

    Years later, Jeff Healey would cover it!

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    This is quite a low gen cassette source than what I've heard before.

    All the songs are just shy of the band's future greatness.

    "Angle Eyes" (and the others) just needs a rewrite to be a nice little classic 70s acoustic ballad.

    As someone said... "Take your Whisky Home" is smoking hot... just a bit long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RRvh1 View Post
    Angel Eyes, first track.... Yuck. Haha.
    Sorry, but I never liked it - ever. I laugh when VH fans pan a song like Feels So Good, yet froth at the mouth over this Roth Schmaltz. Go figure. Double standard much? Haha.
    I'm sensing some Sam vs Dave undertones

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    Quote Originally Posted by japeape View Post
    It could have been their, Beth!
    Angel Eyes. Always had a liking for that tune, especially the acoustic guitar. But, doesn't fit well in the DLR/VH repertoire. Maybe it's best left where it is. On a couple of boots.
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    Dave recorded angel eyes on his own on acoustic. The band demoed it once, but unfortunately, the cassette recorder wasn't turned on!

 

 

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