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    Sinner's Swing! DFVH5150's Avatar
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    Default Unreleased "Shine the Light" History

    I can't remember if I mentioned this years ago when I found out, but was rocking out to this tune the other day and thought I'd post about it.

    This song actually derives from my hometown, Pittsburgh's-own Granati Brothers. You may know them as "G-Force," one of VH's opening acts in the early '80s. I always liked this song so much and one day decided to try search again to see if it's a cover or not (which I had done before a few times), and came across:

    https://www.reverbnation.com/granati...hine-the-light

    I THINK, if I remember correctly, when I e-mailed one of the guys they said they wrote it for Dave but wasn't aware it was on Dave TV.

    Here's the live version:



    I seen that dude singing locally before a few times at the dueling piano bars. Very good entertainer from what I remember. They all seem to be. I guess they used to be acrobatic back in their heyday opening for our boys. More acrobatic than Diamond Dave though? Couldn't be possible.

    I don't know why, but I love that song. Always have since I heard it first in the late '90s on his web show.
    Last edited by DFVH5150; 01.08.18 at 09:19 PM.
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    VH FOREVER!!!!!!!

    Stats:
    BECAME FAN/PSYCHO: 12/91
    VAN HALEN WITH DAVE: 9x
    VAN HALEN WITH SAMMY: 8x
    VAN HALEN WITH GARY: 5x
    CHICKENFOOT/THE CIRCLE: 6x
    DAVE SOLO: 13x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (including MIKE/MONTROSE)
    GARY/EXTREME/TRIBE OF JUDAH/HURTSMILE: 7x
    CABO WABO CANTINA: 1x
    MET: Sammy 1x, Dave almost 1x, Gary 2x

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    Sinner's Swing! DFVH5150's Avatar
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    Oh, and also "Tramp" was by some band called Stray Dog.
    Dave
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    Stats:
    BECAME FAN/PSYCHO: 12/91
    VAN HALEN WITH DAVE: 9x
    VAN HALEN WITH SAMMY: 8x
    VAN HALEN WITH GARY: 5x
    CHICKENFOOT/THE CIRCLE: 6x
    DAVE SOLO: 13x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (including MIKE/MONTROSE)
    GARY/EXTREME/TRIBE OF JUDAH/HURTSMILE: 7x
    CABO WABO CANTINA: 1x
    MET: Sammy 1x, Dave almost 1x, Gary 2x

 

 

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