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    Quote Originally Posted by evhintexas View Post
    Uhhh, Balance has some of the best guitar playing ever....
    Obviously. Thatís how good Joe is on that album. The fact it rivals any Sam Halen at all is remarkable.

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    Let's not forget that first Montrose album. Stellar songs and vocals throughout.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutchie5150 View Post
    There is 2 different tuned guitars on Top Jimmy. One is in DADACD (verse) and the other is in standard tuning (solo). Kind of hard to pull that one off live.
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    If only EVH had a way to play 2 guitars with 2 different tunings on one song. Hmmm...

    Top Jimmy was listed as one of the tunes Wolf included for the 2015 Tour setlist in EVH's Billboard interview written by Chuck Klosterman. So unless the writer was mistaken they considered performing it.

    Good idea with the Doubleneck but I'm guessing EVH would probably have to build a completely new one specifically for Top Jimmy. Since we know from the 1984 Guitar Magazine interviews he used a Ripley on Top Jimmy.


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    Quote Originally Posted by DressedinRags View Post
    I've also been surprised that Me Wise Magic wasn't touched live. And when I saw the As Is soundcheck ("...we practice this in case Dave decides to do it...") it occurred to me that, maybe, there are some songs that require too many vocal gymnastics for Dave to attack given all the VH standards he's asked to sing.

    I don't think that CVH will ever play live again but if they did, I would hope they drop Jump and Panama and add some of these we're discussing here. And Dave could sing monotone throughout...we just want to hear these songs full-tilt live!
    I think Me Wise Magic is a sore spot for Dave. Briefly back on top with the band just to have the rug pulled out from his feet by Ed.

    Likewise, itís probably the same reason why Sammy never performs Balance songs live.




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    I would LOVE to see them play Push Comes To Shove live. That solo...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    Top Jimmy was listed as one of the tunes Wolf included for the 2015 Tour setlist in EVH's Billboard interview written by Chuck Klosterman. So unless the writer was mistaken they considered performing it.

    Good idea with the Doubleneck but I'm guessing EVH would probably have to build a completely new one specifically for Top Jimmy. Since we know from the 1984 Guitar Magazine interviews he used a Ripley on Top Jimmy.


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    https://www.billboard.com/articles/c...e-roth-touring
    Well, Ed IS in the business of building guitars, so if he wanted to I'd bet he'd have no problem building a doubleneck specifically for Top Jimmy.

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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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    PCTS live would be utterly epic. For the diehards.

    Still my third fave VH song of all time.

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    I donít think Ed would go through all that just to play Top Jimmy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ashe View Post
    I would LOVE to see them play Push Comes To Shove live. That solo...
    And the vocal range would be more suited for 2018 DLR.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    Well, Ed IS in the business of building guitars, so if he wanted to I'd bet he'd have no problem building a doubleneck specifically for Top Jimmy.
    Disclaimer only one side of the story but Top Jimmy was rehearsed for 2015 but after a few goes it was dropped. Parts needed to be more spoken word and needed a few tweaks but Edward did not want to make tweaks and when tried without tweaks it did not work so very quickly dropped in rehearsals.

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    The PA systems big bands like VH use in these large venues run in MONO, so the special Ripley guitar (w/ stereo pan-controlled pickups) is really not at all needed.

    He would just use his normal guitar with the tuning he wanted, and he would rewrite/design a new solo that would fit in.

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    I don't think it would work.

    Songs like Jimmy & Push are incredible studio creations, slightly more experimental.

    Then again, i never expected Dirty Movies to be played live, with all the slide parts &
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    Quote Originally Posted by vcooper3 View Post
    I think Me Wise Magic is a sore spot for Dave. Briefly back on top with the band just to have the rug pulled out from his feet by Ed.

    Likewise, it’s probably the same reason why Sammy never performs Balance songs live.




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    That's a good point and what I always thought. The Sammy thing, though--he did do some Balance songs throughout the new millennium but not often. "Amsterdam" in '00, "The Seventh Seal" in '03, and even CSLY in '08. Granted they weren't played a lot, but neither was OU812 post-Halen outside of FWYS and WIL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darrin Stephens View Post
    Disclaimer only one side of the story but Top Jimmy was rehearsed for 2015 but after a few goes it was dropped. Parts needed to be more spoken word and needed a few tweaks but Edward did not want to make tweaks and when tried without tweaks it did not work so very quickly dropped in rehearsals.
    Wow, interesting. That sucks, but interesting nonetheless. I hope they try again!
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