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  • OU812

    10 18.18%
  • For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

    11 20.00%
  • Balance

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    Which Sammy era VH album is your favorite?
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth" - Todd Wagner

    "Women and Children First ... The REAL Van Halen III"

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    FUCK! Again Coulda?
    The only genre I really know is Van Halen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Get The Show On The Road View Post
    FUCK! Again Coulda?
    Yes, I've decided to throw some love out to VH1988 and RRvh1, our two most ardent supporters of the Sammy era.
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

    "The truth sounds like hate to those who hate the truth" - Todd Wagner

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    Voted for FUCK although lately I love them all equally and have been listening to Balance.

    5150 usually wins these polls.

    Occasionally FUCK puts up a battle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1988 View Post
    Voted for FUCK although lately I love them all equally and have been listening to Balance.

    5150 usually wins these polls.

    Occasionally FUCK puts up a battle.
    It's always been 5150 for me.
    "It's so lonely at the top because it's so crowded at the bottom" - Diamond David Lee Roth

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    The most common rankings I’ve seen are

    5150
    FUCK
    OU812
    Balance

    Although there are a lot of OU812 fans that post here.

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    OU812 is my favorite but 5150 is probably the best. Base on my preference, I'd go:

    OU812
    5150
    FUCK
    Balance

    Over the last 25 years are so, Balance's stock has gone up and FUCK down. In retrospect that era really would have benefited another studio album between FUCK and Balance instead of the live album.
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    5150, favorite album of all-time.
    Dave
    VH FOREVER!!!!!!!

    Stats:
    BECAME PSYCHO FAN: 12/91
    VAN HALEN W/DAVE: 9x
    VAN HALEN W/SAMMY: 8x
    VAN HALEN W/GARY: 5x
    CHICKENFOOT/THE CIRCLE: 9x
    DAVE SOLO: 14x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (W/MONTROSE 1x, @CABO WABO CANTINA 1x)
    GARY/EXTREME/TRIBE OF JUDAH/HURTSMILE: 7x
    MET: Sammy 1x, Dave almost 1x, Gary 2x

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    Quote Originally Posted by DFVH5150 View Post
    5150, favorite album of all-time.
    Yeah it’s up there for me too.

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    OU812. My favorite tones from both Ed and Al during that era, and the best collection of tunes. One of the band's most eclectic albums.

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    5150 for me. The band had so much to prove.....and they proved it !!!!
    VH Shows

    5/12/79-NYC VH2
    7/26/80-Uniondale,NY Women & Children
    7/17/81-MSG,NYC Fair Warning
    10/9/82-Syracuse,NY Diver Down
    10/13/82-Uniondale,NY Diver Down
    3/30/84-MSG,NYC 1984
    4/14/84-Uniondale,NY 1984
    7/29/86-East Rutherford,NJ 5150
    8/2/86-Uniondale,NY 5150
    6/26/88-East Rutherford,NJ Monsters of Rock
    10/11/88-MSG,NYC OU812
    10/27/91-Uniondale,NY F.U.C.K.
    7/11,14/93-Jones Beach,NY RHRN
    4/26/95-Uniondale,NY Balance
    8/22/95-Jones Beach,NY Balance
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    8/15/98-Jones Beach,NY III
    8/31/98-Syracuse,NY III
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    11/13/07-MSG,NYC Dave Reunion
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    Hard to top the material on 5150, although I like the others as much as I do it, when the mood hits. Great material on all their efforts in the main Sammy era. Each record means a lot to me personally, and was important in my life.

    This contrasts with the Roth era -for ME - as I was only onboard when 1984 was released. I got into the back catalog later...

    Sammy era?
    5150/OU812/FUCK/RHRN are interchangeable depending on my mood. I like about 3/4 of Balance.
    "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
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    like the songs on the first two records more, like the production on the last two more. Gun to my head, 5150.

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    Balance is the album that got me into the band, even though, in Kindergarten, my first 45 was Jump.

    It is the one that will always hold a special place in my heart. Don't Tell Me just grabbed me and shook me one morning before school, watching MTV and eating breakfast.

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