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    Yep, they were at their Dave era peak in South America.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fudd View Post
    US fest was an embarrassment that barely rivals 2004. They were sloshed.

    And honestly from the Dave years I’d say the south America 1982 tour was the best after the first tour.


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    The footage I have seen and heard of their South American shows from January and February 1983 are outstanding.
    "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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    They were playing for the world on that tour. They were playing at a different level. I really like secrets from those shows. Good shit.




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    As a fan who grew up in the Hagar era and hadnít seen the original lineup live it was incredibly easy to dismiss the Roth era as a live band as literally the only pro shot show that circulated was the US festival.

    I remember being 15 years old watching it and thinking how terrible they were. Now I know better of course but it was a glaring contrast to Live Without A Net.
    Eddie Van Halen in 2012:

    "ESQ: What are you going to do with all the material that you wrote with Sammy Hagar?

    EVH: Oh, I hadn't thought about that. That's some great music. They're just on vacation, maybe. They're off to college and they're going their own way. Who knows?"

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    Always loved the Montevideo bootleg. Played that cassette out.
    Eddie Van Halen in 2012:

    "ESQ: What are you going to do with all the material that you wrote with Sammy Hagar?

    EVH: Oh, I hadn't thought about that. That's some great music. They're just on vacation, maybe. They're off to college and they're going their own way. Who knows?"

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    This is a killer show from Brazil from 1/21/83 …

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