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  • 1984

    1 1.52%
  • Top Jimmy

    7 10.61%
  • Drop Dead Legs

    28 42.42%
  • Girl Gone Bad

    26 39.39%
  • House Of Pain

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    Default 1984: What is your favorite non single?

    Which 1984 album track is your favorite?

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    "In The Midnight Hour"
    "People ask me how far I've come. And I tell them twelve feet: from the audience to the stage." - David Lee Roth

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    GIRL GONE BAD.

    In my top 3, for sure, along with HAIL & IASR.
    Graver, Walking Ed, refugee from CVH & proud tone chaser...

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    Girl Gone Bad. Best tune on the whole album.

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    DDL, my favorite non-single from the 6-pack in general. Still can't believe it wasn't played on tour, but that made it even more special in '15.
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    Hard to choose, I love them all, but I landed on Drop Dead Legs. That groove, that bendy slidey riff, the outro, the lyrics, it’s all pure Van Halen at their peak.

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    Girl Gone Bad. And frankly its not close. Its up there with Panama and Hot For Teacher for me.
    The only genre I really know is Van Halen.

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    DDL

    Next would be HOP.
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    agree
    "I could call it anything, but the only word I can think of is Brown. It's just a warm sound. Warm, big, majestic" - Eddie Van Halen on his Tone

    "Van Halen is definitely a ladies band, and I´ve got the Polaroids to prove it". - David Lee Roth

    WOLFGANG did the IMPOSSIBLE, he brought back VAN HALEN, DEAL WITH IT.

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    Top Jimmy by a hair over DDL.

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    Oh Jimmy!

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    I went with 1984, as it signaled more of the depth of Edward's musicianship. We all knew be could play the ever loving sh*t out of a guitar, yet this was like "Holy! He can create stuff like this as well?" It sounded futuristic, as Eruption and the Mean Street intro had done years earlier.

    For guitar songs, and songs in general? It's hard to pick a fave off of 1984. Their best album IMO, and this is from a guy who leans roughly 60/40 in favor of the Sammy era of Van Halen.

    Drop Dead Legs. Girl Gone Bad. House of Pain.
    All pretty kick ass stuff. And the "singles" weren't too shabby either. 1984 was their masterpiece, hands down.

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    The girl has gone bad.

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    "Ah lazy eyes in the summer heat,
    Fresh from outta town
    Now she's working on the street,
    Shakin' poor boys down"
    "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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    There are several really good songs on 1984, but I can't pick a favorite.

    DDL, HOP, I'll Wait, Top Jimmy. All mega killer songs. Makes you wonder what 1985 would've sounded like.

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