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  • Where Have All The Good Times Gone!

    0 0%
  • Hang 'Em High

    9 18.00%
  • Cathedral

    0 0%
  • Secrets

    10 20.00%
  • Intruder / (Oh) Pretty Woman

    1 2.00%
  • Dancing In The Street

    1 2.00%
  • Little Guitars

    15 30.00%
  • Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now)

    1 2.00%
  • The Full Bug

    12 24.00%
  • Happy Trails

    1 2.00%
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    Where Have All the Good Times Gone, for me.
    Always liked that one a lot.
    "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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    Little Guitars for me. Another classic intro by Al. The toms are pretty nonexistent on this album, but I LOVE the snare on this record.

    Also love WHATGTG, Hang Em High, Secrets, and Big Bad Bill. Full Bug is great, but it's easily my least favorite of the CVH double bass shuffles, after HFT and ITO.

    The instrumentals are all terrific, and Happy Trails was a great way to end an album, with the typical and unmistakable CVH humor.

    I'm just not a big fan of either PW or DITS, although they made good versions of those songs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Van Squalen View Post
    Heh is awesome but it’s the 4th best OG on that record.
    I love all 4 of the originals almost equally. I also have a soft spot for DITS.
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    I back and fourth on this, but at this moment it’s Little Guitars.


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    LG and Hang are my favs but I voted Happy Trails.
    No one was going to and like JD said, great way to end a record or concert.
    And very few hard rock acts could harmonize like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I Coulda Hada VH View Post
    I love all 4 of the originals almost equally. I also have a soft spot for DITS.
    Me too. I actually dig DITS. I think it's one of their better synth tracks, and it's kitschy yet catchy. It's a boogie song. And it's got a stellar Eddie solo.

    Ask Brett how much he likes DITS, you will get a different answer.

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    Hang’em High
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    In 2012, the phoenix has risen!!

    "High speed, low drag."

    "Look at all the people here tonight!!!" - 10/5/07, 5/20/08 Mohegan Sun

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    The Full Bug with a nod to Big Bad Bill.

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    The Full Bug, especially the five seconds from 1:55 to 2:00. Who else does this? What other hard rock band could dream that up and get away with it? Songs like The Full Bug are the reason why so many pompous critics have gotten VH wrong for so many years.
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    Hang Em High followed by The Full Bug and then Little Guitars are my top 3.
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    I do love the senoritas so that's my vote. Ooh-ooh-ooh ooooooh-ooh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sloth View Post
    The Full Bug, especially the five seconds from 1:55 to 2:00. Who else does this? What other hard rock band could dream that up and get away with it? Songs like The Full Bug are the reason why so many pompous critics have gotten VH wrong for so many years.
    Agreed!!

    Diver Down is a great and funny album, even Edward used to say that before 1984 when he said he had a great time recording it, specially having his dad playing the clarinet. My all time Summer record, hands down!!!!!!!

    Original Tune: The Full Bug
    Cover Tune: Where Have All the Good Times Gone!
    Cover Tune Solo: Dancing in the Streets - Edward was on fire there! God Damn!!!! And rhythm parts? Pfff ... Smoking hot!!
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    Definitely the Full Bug, but I'll always have a soft spot in my heart for Big Bad Bill. No other band on the planet could pull that song off, and not just because they don't have an incredible clarinet player on call. The humor, the credibility to play it well, and change of pace...it's all so perfectly VH.
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    Little Guitars. This could be though from watching the fun LIVE performance on Largo 82 and the US Fest 83 videos about a million times.

    TFB and Secrets right there though. HEH is good also.

    I used to not like DITS, but have come to appreciate Ed's great solo over the years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by atomicpunk5151 View Post
    Little Guitars. This could be though from watching the fun LIVE performance on Largo 82 and the US Fest 83 videos about a million times.

    TFB and Secrets right there though. HEH is good also.

    I used to not like DITS, but have come to appreciate Ed's great solo over the years.
    Very true. This may be blasphemy, but I never quite cared for the song until I saw the live performance of it. It's hard to not hear that song without visualizing Eddie sliding on his knees and the band running all over the place at the end.
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