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    This thread is about VH in the year of 1980.



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    Here's a recently uploaded radio interview from Portland Oregan April 3 1980.

    Edward & Alex are speaking Dutch. Their native tounge from their home country Holland.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Heisenberg View Post
    I still have my baseball jersey t-shirt with this exact logo and white sleeves that I bought at the concert at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in September of 1980. I also have the one with a white background and blue sleeves.
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    VH 1980 at the Nassau Coliseum !! A whole bunch of us went to the show. We weren't old enough to drive yet so my friends dad dropped us off. One of my friends snuck a flask of Jack Daniels under his jacket. That coupled with a big bag of weed and what a night it was. The thing I remember most about that show was Loss of Control. VH had the smoke machine pumping during LOC and Eddie would duck under the smoke and pop up on different parts of the stage !! I also remember the opening band.... The Cats !!! Truly incredible memories.
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    3/07 Hopped on a plane and flew to Cleveland to be there when they were inducted into the RRHOF!!!

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    I was 19 and it was great! I got to see them in Hampton,VA in the summer (I was home from college working to make some money) and then caught them again in the fall in Knoxville, TN. Good times!

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    Quote Originally Posted by salg View Post
    VH had the smoke machine pumping during LOC and Eddie would duck under the smoke and pop up on different parts of the stage !!
    THAT is fucking cool! How'd I not know he did that? Oh yeah, there's virtually no video bootlegs from that tour damn it!
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    Such a mysterious tour...only 2 video bootlegs and both are short (shit, one is only one song!). The only other thing we get are those Euro promo vids.

    Their outfits, the stage, Mike playing a keyboard designed like a bomb, Eddie starting to jump on stage....their playing(!)--such a cool tour. Please God let some pro-shot show up.
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    Sept. 4, 1980. Reunion Arena, Dallas. I do remember prior to Jamie's Crying, Dave said, I wrote the song and I don't even know WTF it's about.
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