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View Poll Results: What is your favorite VH album from the original Dave era?

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  • Van Halen

    16 26.23%
  • Van Halen II

    6 9.84%
  • Women And Children First

    2 3.28%
  • Fair Warning

    23 37.70%
  • Diver Down

    3 4.92%
  • 1984

    11 18.03%
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    All 7 with Dave
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    1a: Fair Warning
    1b: Van Halen
    2: 1984
    3: WACF
    4: VHII
    5: Diver Down

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    Although I think Diver Down has the best sound/recording/production out of those six albums, it all comes down to the songs. Fair Warning all the way. Mean Street, Unchained, So This is Love, Hear About it Later, and One Foot Out the Door are amazing.
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    This is difficult, but I'll go with the debut.
    “And what we have at our fingertips is arguably one of the greatest high tenor voices ever – that was in Michael Anthony. In our tiny little corner of the universe, that voice is as identifiable as the high voice in Earth, Wind & Fire, as identifiable as the high voice in the Beach Boys. Van Halen is an indelicate house blend of both – that’s intentionally. So I would always look forward to that reunion.” - David Lee Roth

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    Toss-up between Fair Warning and 1984. They're all awesome.. I actually like Diver Down.

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    Diver Down has become my favorite. “ Little Guitars”, “Secrets”, “. The Full Bug”, “ Hang em High”. “ Where Have All The Good Times Gone”, “ Cathedral”.... The only song I can’t stand is “ Dancing In The Street”. Otherwise, not sure why it gets shit on so much here.
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    Considering how many originals they had essentially ready to go, it's a crying shame that Diver Down had so many cover tunes on it.

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    Fair Warning - a real killer/no-filler album

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    It looks like the real Van Halen IV is running away with it …

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    Depends on the Day of the Week
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    Last edited by The Rover; 03.16.19 at 04:07 PM.
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    Best: FW
    Favorite: VH1

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    Biggest initial impact - I

    Biggest impact over the long run - IV
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    Tough choice between VH1 and Fair Warning for me. Too many listens to both have warped my perception.
    Diver Down 3rd, though. And probably 1984 6th, even though Panama never gets old. Can we add Zero?

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    Diver Down and W&CF ties at two votes apiece.

    Also my two least fave of the 6 pack.

    Those two albums should battle next Coulda.

    I’d vote for Diver Down personally.
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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by VH1988 View Post
    Diver Down and W&CF ties at two votes apiece.

    Also my two least fave of the 6 pack.

    Those two albums should battle next Coulda.

    I’d vote for Diver Down personally.
    IMO, WACF would win in a landslide. It is a much better album than DD.
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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    IMO, WACF would win in a landslide. It is a much better album than DD.
    I think it would be closer than you think.
    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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