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    Originally posted by Van Hampshire:
    First off I would like to say hello to the fellow VH linkers I met last night. It was cool to be able to talk VH with some real fans. Hell Maya came out from Chicago!
    Hey, dude, was good to meet you. Glad you came by.
    it is a pure treat to hear that much VH in one night. I'll say this though. God I miss Ed and Al!
    You said it. That is EXACTLY how I felt.

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    What a great fuckin' show!!! I found out yesterday that both Mikey and Gary were going to be there, so I KNEW I had to go. You can't miss out on 4/6ths of Van Halen when you have the chance! Me and my best friend booked it after work and snagged some lawn seats. The added seats are spectacular. Tweeter is now the best place to see a show.

    As for the show, Dave was good. But Sammy blew him away. That's the fact. Whether it was because of Mikey and Gary or not, Sammy had the crowd going apeshit. One hell of a show. I'd be tempted to put Sammy's set in my Top 5 concerts ever, and I've seen Pink Floyd. The energy when Mikey came out was amazing. I thought the crowd was loud before. When Mikey came out, it was off the map. And Sammy's Finish What Ya Started story was classic. I loved it. Boston looked like they should have died 4 years ago.

    As for Dave, he should've opened up. With Mikey on-stage with Sammy, it was a letdown to go to Dave. I found myself checking my watch a couple times to see how much longer he was going to go. He was real good, but nothing compared to Sammy. And I just had to laugh when he got booed to shit after dissing Sammy and Gary.

    Don't get me wrong, I'm a firm Dave-head, and I still want to see him back with VH, much more than Sammy. But last night, I found a good reason to. Sammy can hold his own as a solo artist, while Dave NEEDS VH. He just looked silly up there playing old-school VH with a covers band. (And I'll still never understand why he has his guitar players play "Eruption")

    So, bottom line: Sammy made a believer out of me last night. I just wish I bought a Sammy shirt instead of the Dave one.

    And 7 bucks for a beer?!?!?!?!?! HOLY SHIT!
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    "We get to the hotel, there's people partyin' in the parking lot, people gettin' down in the elevator, wow! I swear to God I had this one chick, this chick was poundin' on my door, she was kickin' and screamin' at my door 'til about 6:30 this morning. Finally, I just said, 'Fuck it!' and let her out of my room!" - David Lee Roth

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    Full review time.

    I thought that the Sammy video was a pretty cool way to kick off his set. He made no bad remarks about the brothers. In fact he praised their closeness and said thats a good thing. At the end of he says something like he would love to be a part of VH again.

    Now for Sammy's show.
    I won't go song for song through the set list because we all know the songs by now. (but I was hoping to hear 5150)
    Sammy came out and from the very start came out swinging, he and his band are very tight and you could tell that they have been together for awhile.
    Mona fucking rocks and adds the high pitch background vocals that Mike provides in VH.
    His guitar player doesn't try to copy Eddie's style nor could he, but he provided a good vibe and we all knew it was a VH tune when he played it.
    The drummer was good, but a couple of times you could hear him hit his sticks together, but hey, he ain't Alex.
    Sammy took in all the energy the crowd provided and doubled it in return. his vocals were 100% grade A quality sounding.
    When Mike came out, a happy feel good mood only got a thousand times better. He looked great, all tanned and energized. he and Mona interacted well together while sharing the same side of the stage and microphone. In the middle of "Finish what ya started", he did his usual shtick with a cool story of he and Eddie writing songs in the middle of the night. Then when he finally yelled "I need some pussy!" The camera was on a lady who was cheering but then when he said "pussy" she looked totally fucking shocked. It was funny as shit.
    For Sammy's encore, he played "When its Love" first and while just when the drums were about to kick in he introduced Gary. They traded verses and Gary fucked up the first couple of words before regrouping. Near the end of that song when the "Na, na, na, na" part was to be sung out came Pat Badger and Boston to sing. UNBELIEVABLE.
    Then the last song was "DREAMS" and Sammy kept Gary out there and he as well as Mike took the final bow with Sammy & The Waboritas.

    Sammy's Grade: A+

    Now it was Dave's turn:

    After about a 30 minute break, (it took me almost that long to reach the urinal to take a piss).
    The lights went out and DAVE'S PUNKS started right into HOT FOR TEACHER, (they skipped the long drum intro).
    He seemed a bit stiff from start to finish while adding his trademark spinning kicks, but no riser jumps. Other than the kicks he didn't move around very much at all. Like I said earlier, he would do a kick or try (not allways successful) "high note" then he would look at the crowd with a "look what I can do mommy" look on his face. Like he is looking for approval.
    Then came his biggest Low-light of the night.
    He was promoting his appearance at the VMA's tonight when he said (Paraphrase) "the last time I was on MTV, Ed & Val were a happy couple and Gary Cherone was trying to steal my job. Now Sammy works for me"
    He got a boo from a majority of the crowd and then he tried spin control and then said (Paraphrase) "O.K., I work for Sammy" then the boos turned to cheers.
    If Dave wants back in VH, he is not proving that he has grown up by comments like this.
    Dave put on a good show, sounded like a man in his mid 40's. But please Dave, time to get rid of the Purple & black spandex, and stop grabbing your crotch!

    Dave's grade: B-

    Overall grade for the night: A

    Dave needs to thank Sammy for setting the curve in providing such a high overall grade.

    Eddie, please call Sammy and apologize. (if you haven't allready)
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    I'm posting something that isn't so much a review as it is an experience from someone else at vh@yahoogroups, Rick Keene. I thought it was a killer story. Oh, yeah...don't EVER piss off Scotty Ross, as you'll soon read:

    Having seen David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar separately two years ago, I had
    no intention of seeing this time around. But when I heard that Mike Anthony
    and possibly Gary Cherone would be showing up, I decided to go. I wanted to
    say hi to Mike. I had met Gary Cherone a couple of years back and it'd be
    fun to say hi to him too. Thanks to three angels who shall remain nameless,
    I was able to get a VIP plus 1 pass for my son Tim and myself for Sammy's
    show. The night was surreal.

    The first thing I did before I left was make a t-shirt of the cereal box
    with Mike's face on it so that I could get his attention and maybe give him
    an idea of who I was. Then I ordered a couple of the most expensive seats I
    could get for $50 each that'd I pick up at the box office. I was also
    instructed to pick up our VIP passes at the Will Call window. We got there
    early and picked up our tickets and waited for the other window to open to
    get the passes. A few people collected, mostly radio listener winners who
    were going to be on stage for Sammy's cantina. The pass booth opened and I
    got in line. When it was my turn I gave my name and said I was expecting a
    VIP plus 1 pass. Several times I was asked my name, who left them for me,
    etc. I really didn't think it was going to happen. Next thing I knew I was
    passed a waiver form for Tim and I to fill out and then we were handed
    tickets for section 2, Cabo Wabo Cantina wristbands and a set of
    instructions to meet at the inflatable tequila bottle where security will
    line us up and take us backstage. I managed to sell the two tickets that I
    had bought and then headed in. While waiting at the giant tequila bottle, I
    bumped into Neal Hannan, Rob Meadows, and a few other fans. Of course
    there's always one in every crowd and we had one. A loudmouth wise ass that
    didn't know when to quit. So we're waiting and security walks by as well as
    none other than Scotty Ross giving us directions. I yelled, "Scotty," and
    Neal nudged me and said, "Not when he's working." What the hell. I called
    him again and said, "Rick Keene." He broke into a big smile and walked over
    to me saying my name and hugged me. Twice. Then after a few words he went
    back to work. I felt like I met my first celebrity of the night and I also
    felt we were in good hands. Now, this loud mouth had no idea who Scotty was
    and wasn't afraid of him. when Scotty told him to quiet down, this dink was
    "yes sir," no sir," "I'm excited sir," "permission to be excited sir," you
    know the type. Scotty told him to save it for on stage but the guy didn't
    let up. Scotty told him he had his eye on him and after he walked away this
    jerk said, "And I have my fist on you." Sure, go ahead and poke the
    rattlesnake. I'll just skip ahead a bit and say that when the show was over
    and we were filing off, I felt a head butting into my back and I was being
    pushed into running. I stepped aside and Scotty had this guy by the neck
    and an arm lock and was pushing him off stage where two security guards
    escorted him off the premises. Apparently he was running back on stage and
    Scotty was trying to get him off. He finally did. We're there as a
    privilege and Scotty's job is to keep us in line. It's good to remember
    that if you ever go backstage.

    After being divided into two lines, I was handed a couple of backstage
    passes to see if I could find Mike and say hi. I put them in my pocket for
    after the show and we were led onto the stage. There were two sets of small
    bleachers or stands on either side of the stage for the two lines of us to
    stand on. There were about 15 of us on each stand. We realized we were
    standing behind the curtain. The keyboards and Mona, the bass player had
    the position in front of us. The drums were in the middle and lead guitar
    was on the other side. Then Sammy walked on stage and said hi to all of us.
    The curtain went up and we saw what it was like to be looking out at an
    audience of screaming fans. It was awesome. We sang the songs and got to
    see the show with the band. Sammy and Mona would occasionally look up at us
    as we sang along. Then from my left, Mike walked out and took over the bass
    position. Mona took up the tambourine. So there we were standing behind
    Michael Anthony and Sammy Hagar singing Van Halen songs. Mike didn't make
    too much eye contact with us, only a couple of times. At one point Sammy
    ran into the stands on the other side of the stage singing with that group
    and then he came over to us with his arms around us singing and giving us
    high fives. Mike left, Mona took over and then for the encore Gary Cherone
    walked out. Unreal. Then Mike came back and it was getting a little more
    surreal. We were on stage with two former Van Halen singers and their bass
    players and they were 5 feet away from us. And then it was totally surreal
    when were led off the stands to stand on stage with Mike, Mona, Sammy, and
    Gary to sing with them. This was nuts! I'm so pumped that I can't even
    remember the song at the moment but it was a Sammy era Van Halen song. I'm
    sure I'll remember tomorrow. The song ended and we left the stage giving
    Mike and Sammy high fives. I can never go see a concert again after this.
    Hell, I was on stage singing with my son backing up Sammy Hagar and Michael
    Anthony. How does it get better than this? I'm ruined for all future concerts.

    We got outside and were all deaf and hoarse. Tim and I left the group after
    saying our good byes and headed for the patio gate at the Tweeter to see if
    we could say hi to Mike. We got to the gate and security asked us to put on
    our badges. There were people hanging around and I was sticking my badge on
    soem girl kept grabbing me tugging on my hand. I only had two passes. We
    got down on the patio and milled around with other people. Eventually it
    thinned out to a handful of people and we could see a couple of camera
    strobes going off. It was Dave. He was heading for the stage with his
    bodyguards and we all said hi to him. He walked right in front of me and
    looked at us and waved and said hi and then went in. Finally Gary walked
    out and was making the rounds, first with one party and then another. I was
    just standing there while he talked to these people and then he looked over
    at me and said, "You can't say hi?" I said, "Hi Gary. You remember me?" He
    did. He remembered me from two years ago when I was backstage with him at
    the Boston Rock Opera performance. We had a nice chat, talked about the
    brothers and their situation. He told me he had an album coming out in
    November. We talked about Van Halen 3 and he even remembered my comment
    about it back then. We talked about him leaving Van Halen and he told me he
    took some of the lyrics from the songs he wrote with Eddie and used them in
    Tribe of Judah. I will say that Gary is the nicest guy. He cares a lot for
    Edward and feels terrible about his and Valerie's split. He told me he met
    Sammy for the first time when he walked out on stage tonight. I told him
    they had amazing chemistry. Then I asked him if Mike was inside and he said
    yes. He said he'd go get him for me and he went in. About 15 minutes went
    by and Mona strolled out. I said hi and she said it was nice to see us
    again. I joked how she only worked half the gig because of Mike and talked
    about other stuff. It was pretty low key. I asked what Mike was doing and
    she said he was hanging around watching Dave and eating. I asked if he
    could come out and reminded her of my name. She said sure and went off to
    get him. We waited. We heard a door slam a few feet away and Sammy was
    walking out and heading for the tour busses. Finally it was just Tim and me
    waiting and then I realized it was some time since Mona left to get Mike
    and it was an hour since Gary went to get him. I was starting to feel a
    little pathetic standing there with my Hawaiian shirt over my t-shirt with
    the home made Michael Anthony cereal box graphic on the front. I glanced up
    and could see Dave performing on the closed circuit TV. After being on
    stage with Sammy it would be sort of anticlimactic to sit and watch Dave,
    even in those great seats they gave us. Besides we exchanged hellos earlier
    in the evening. I glanced up one more time and saw a close up on the
    monitor of the Atomic Punks lead guitarist doing an Edward riff as Dave
    stood next to him. The same guitarist that played at the VH con in Vegas
    last year and then spent the night with the bottle blonde who had the fake
    tits that got shot down by Ralph. It was time to go.

    As we headed for the car I realized I'd probably never have another night
    like this. Even though I didn't get to say hi to Mike, I was one of the
    small group on stage with him as he did his job. I got to see him do his
    job closer than most ever do. Hell, I could feel the sweat coming off of
    him and that he was out of breath and hot. He was finishing this gig with
    Sammy and all these strangers on stage. It didn't matter if he didn't know
    who I was. I knew who he was and what his performance meant to me and every
    one else there tonight. And I want those three angels to know how grateful
    I am that Tim and I were able to have an experience of a life time. Today
    was Tim's first day of high school. Tomorrow is the first day he'll be
    telling a story he'll be telling for a long time. Thanks guys.
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    [ August 29, 2002, 03:09 PM: Message edited by: Vince G. ]
    "Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."

    "This is a lttle prayer dedicated to the separation of church and state. I guess if they are going to force those kids to pray in schools they might as well have a nice prayer like this: Our Father who art in heaven, and to the republic for which it stands, thy kingdom come, one nation indivisible as in heaven, give us this day as we forgive those who so proudly we hail. Crown thy good into temptation but deliver us from the twilight's last gleaming. Amen and Awomen. ."

    "I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately."

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    I found this interesting...
    I asked what Mike was doing and
    she said he was hanging around watching Dave and eating. I asked if he
    could come out and reminded her of my name. She said sure and went off to
    get him.
    That quote was from Vince G. It is wierd to see thar Mikey was just hanging around watching Dave and eating? Something just seems rather off about that almost like Mikey was watching his own history.

    -Bostonian

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    The quote was from the story, which was about last night's concert that took place in Massachussetts. I'm in San Diego. I wasn't there.
    "Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that."

    "This is a lttle prayer dedicated to the separation of church and state. I guess if they are going to force those kids to pray in schools they might as well have a nice prayer like this: Our Father who art in heaven, and to the republic for which it stands, thy kingdom come, one nation indivisible as in heaven, give us this day as we forgive those who so proudly we hail. Crown thy good into temptation but deliver us from the twilight's last gleaming. Amen and Awomen. ."

    "I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately."

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    Originally posted by evhrules:
    All I can say is WOW!!!!!! I got great seats from Bradman, Brad if you read this thanks man I owe ya one!!!!
    Bradman? Is this the infamous Brad Starks getting you tickets or someone else?

    [ August 30, 2002, 02:16 AM: Message edited by: leroy ]

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    Makes you wonder how Brad got stage tickets for a SAMMY show huh? Maybe Mikey had something to do with it?
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Vince thanx for posting that story-killer man... that is one lucky guy [img]smile.gif[/img]

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    What a show! I'll talk about Sammy first.

    First off, Bostonian and I got to Tweeter (aka Greatwoods) mucho early so we could tailgate and maybe hook up with other Linkers. It was cool meeting the Incredible Edible Dude and Van Hampshire, and I also met a fan I knew from the vh@yahoogroups list. Ben (Bostonian) and I had each bought single tickets seperately, so we both had decent enough seats in section 3, which is on house left/stage right.

    Once we got inside, we wandered up to the front, around the 10th row, to check out Sammy's stage. There was a red Furby or something with a "55" shirt and a couple other cute Sam artifacts sitting around up there. A security guy told us not to stand in the aisle, but that we could stay put until the people whose seats we were standing in showed up (I think this was in the interest of not having people walking back and forth for 30 minutes before the show.) So we stayed in the 10th row. Lights go down...Sammy's "infomercial" video started...and we were still there. When Sammy came on we began to work our way up to the front! [img]graemlins/bounce.gif[/img] I was pumped because I had been back in row WW for the Chicago show.

    Up close it sounded good and LOUD, of course. Sammy's band, as usual, was kicking all kinds of ass. I was on Vic's side of the stage and although I've seen the Wabos play 5 times now, Vic always strikes me as Mr. Laid Back. He doesn't jump around at all and of course does his own thing with a lot of the Eddie solos. Mona probably looked the best she ever has.

    What really got the crowd going was when Mikey came out and they ripped into, I forget if it was Runaround or BOBW. What can I say, Mikey looks fantastic and I LOVE hearing his bass and backup vox. Some people don't like how Sammy is such a bartender wannabe these days (and frankly I tire of seeing the tequila pinata thing every night) but I got a kick out of seeing Mikey drink three Coronas at once.

    I didn't write down a setlist...it all runs together for me, but as usual with Sam, it was the VH songs that really whipped everyone into a frenzy. When I turned around it looked like we were in the company of mostly Van Hagar fans. Sammy did his solo stuff, but THANKFULLY left out "Eagles Fly." I don't believe he did "Give to Live" either. There were definitely ballads, but there was no SLOW, ACOUSTIC slop to slow this concert down...it really would have seemed out of place.

    As is standard procedure at a Sammy show, people were throwing stuff (mostly Patriots gear) up on stage for the band to wear, and waving their stuff around for Sam to sign. One guy had a Maine license plate that said "VITAMIN T." The guy started out behind us and worked his way up to get Sam to sign it. Sammy did just that and also gave the guy the drink he was holding. I wanted to shake his hand. Someone else had a "HALEN" plate, and someone else had the cover to their 5150 vinyl, which Mikey autographed.

    As they were getting into FWYS, Sam told a long, LOOONG story about jamming with Ed one night while keeping his "woman" waiting. I'm glad we were up close for that part, because if you're *not* up close, vocal intelligibility is shit in a place like that and I'm sure the back half of the pavilion didn't understand much of the story. Oh well.

    Finally, the big payoff of Sammy's set was the special guest encore. Sam introduced him as "The hometown boy, Gary Cherone!" Place went nuts. I never got a chance to catch Gary with VH and haven't seen him live, so up close it was cool to see Gary, Sam, and Mike on the same stage with the Wabos and of course Sam's peanut gallery of fans. Gary looked good, sounded good and his stage presence was as theatrical and overpronounced as ever on "When It's Love." As far as Boston goes, they didn't really sing at all. It was just a quick cameo...Sam didn't even introduce them. They wrapped up with Dreams. Say what you will about the song, but for me it was absolutely magical to see. All of the fans up on risers came down onto the stage and were dancing around with the band.

    Bottom line, I don't think I could have had a better time at a Sammy show unless I went down to Cabo.

    Sammy's show: A+

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    Please allow me to sum up my feelings on last night's Sam & Dave show last night at the Tweeter Center in Mansfield, MA.
    HOLY SHIT! UN-FUCKING-BELIEVABLE!!!
    I'm still a little groggy from last night's festivities, so please bear with me.
    First of all, I'm kicking myself for not getting any type of recording of this show. I did have a camera with me, but after drinking some Cabo Wabo Tequilla, frozen mudslides and beers, making sure I had the tickets, film, wallet, etc. I failed to check my camera for batteries. I snuck the camera in, and then realized it didn't work! I tried to get batteries there, but they didn't sell them. SHIT! My wife Jaki, and friends Ed & Tim just laughed at me, and proceeded to call me names like "idiot"..

    Sammy Hagar

    This show was unreal. Sammy is the man. He owned this concert. Always fan-friendly, the Red Rocker tore through his setlist like a man on a mission (to reunite with VH maybe?). Sporting a New England Patriots Superbowl Champion t-shirt with Hagar 55 on the back, he kept the crowd in a frenzy the entire show. I turned around a few times and all I saw was a sea of people all on thier feet having a great time. His show was one kick-ass party mixed in with great music, lots of booze, sexy waitresses and yes, some very special guests: Michael Anthony, Gary Cherone, and members of Boston.

    Mike showed up after about 4 songs by Sammy with a HUGE ovation from the estimated 10,000 audience. He looked great and played great. They ripped through the Van Hagar songs with feverish abandon. It's 5150 time!! If I recall correctly (I was pretty drunk, so don't hold me to this) they played Top of the World, Right Now, Best of Both Worlds, Why Can't This Be Love?, and Finish What Ya Started. Then, Sammy introduced Gary Cherone for When It's Love, and the crowd went nuts. Gary traded lyrics with Sam, and he sounded great. Then, a few other guys appeared on the stage to sing back-up, and I said "Who the fuck is that?" Sammy then introduced "Boston". Holy shit, it's Boston! Haven't seen them since their 11 shows in a row at the Worcester Centrum back during the Third Stage tour. When it's Love was the highlight of the night. They all came back for the encore Dreams too.

    I can't say enough about Sammy Hagar. Any of you who were there know what I'm talking about. If anybody can get their hands on a bootleg (audio or video) Sammy's show last night, get it, and get me one too. His show last night was probably the best you'll see on this entire tour.

    David Lee Roth

    Dave's show should have been labeled "IT'S ALL ABOUT ME". DLR is very into himself. But then again, should I have expected any different?, of course not. This is what DLR is all about, the glitter, the spandex, the showmanship. He is in great shape physically, unlike Hagar who has put on a few pounds (is tequilla fattening?). I have not seen DLR live since March of 1984 (my first concert), and Dave was just as good last night, as he was back then. I was very impressed overall with his vocals. Almost all of the reviews that I have read about this tour state that DLR's vocals were weak. I admit he took quite a few lyrical shotcuts last night, and that his guitarists' backup vocals helped him a lot, but all in all he performed very well. I was especially impressed with "Dance The Night Away", he nailed that one. As expected, Dave took some cheap shots at Sam, Ed & Val. Here's what he said: "I'll be on the MTV awards show tomorrow, so tune in. The last time I was on MTV, Gary Cherone was trying to take my job and Mr. & Mrs. Bertinelli were going to live happily ever after. This time around, Ed & Valerie are a statistic, and Sammy's working for me!" Tremendous booing was then heard from the crowd. He then said something like: "Oh, it seems we have a little dissention in the the audience, a little conflict. How about, I'm working for Sammy!" Crowd cheers. The audience was not into Dave's show as much as Sammy's, but you can't beat his setlist. Hearing those old Van Halen tunes again was awesome.

    Brian Young did a commendable job with his EVH immitation. His little version of "Eruption" could have been better, but nobody can live up to the master.

    To sum it all up, Sammy was fantastic, Dave was impressive, Mike, Gary & Boston were a bonus, and it was a great night to be a Van Halen fan. Last night validated my love for the band, their music and all of their singers. The only thing that could have made this night better would have been Ed & Al.

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    Well it looks like we all saw the final Sam & Dave show.

    Somehow the ending of each ones set (especially Sam's) seemed like I farewell of sorts. Maybe something was up before the VMA's.

    I wish that they would make some sort of statement.
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Eddymon,

    I guess you're right... Remember when sam said that it was the end of the tour that night? Hmmm... Very strange

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    Now that you mentioned it, I DO remember him saying something like that.

    Mike comes all the way out to the east coast after a vacation in Hawaii and plays one Sam & Dave show and one Sam only show.

    Does make you wonder if he came out to pick up Sammy and bring him to the brothers.
    'Old Van Halen, when I was in it-classic Van Halen-makes you wanna drink, dance and screw, right? And the new Van Halen encourages you to drink milk, drive a Nissan and have a relationship.' - David Lee Roth.

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    Unfortunately....

    I think you may be right Eddymon. I love Dave, I would love to see Dave back in VH, although I don't think he fits today with them... But then again I don't think Sammy does either. If you ask me I think Eddie and Alex are going to be writing more soundtracks.

 

 

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