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    The local classic rock station played the Memorial Day 500 last weekend. They played the top 500 songs as voted by the local listening audience on their website.

    Our friends Van Halen showed up as follows with 15 entries:

    500 D.O.A.
    462 Cabo Wabo
    443 Dance the Night Away
    415 Best of Both Worlds
    375 Right Now
    343 Hot for Teacher
    313 Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
    288 Everybody Wants Some
    248 Why Can't This Be Love
    215 Panama
    208 Unchained
    140 Jump
    83 You Really Got Me
    46 Everybody Wants Some ( I know, it's listed twice)
    and the highest listed song...
    7 Runnin' With the Devil ARMBI

    No mention of Dave at all

    Sammy had 3
    454 Three Lock Box
    161 There's Only One Way to Rock
    94 I Can't Drive 55

    103.5 The Fox Memorial Day 500

    a sampling of some of the other big hitters...


    Led Zep had 29 songs
    The Stones had 23
    Beatles had 21
    AC/DC had 19
    The Who had 19
    Pink Floyd had 13
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    A little more volume in the headphones please.

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    Definately some timeless tracks in that list. Wish I could have heard it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by InTheBeginning
    500 D.O.A.
    462 Cabo Wabo
    These two NEVER get ANY radio play around here.

    As a side note, our local classic rock station did a top 500, and the highest VH got was #36, with You Really Got Me.
    If it's BROWN, flush it DOWN.

    GO STEELERS!

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    That's cool that VH had 15 songs......but Hot for Teacher at 343??
    And, man, I'm so sick of Jump. That should switch with DOA at 500.

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    I don't know why, but about the only Van Halen song I've heard on WEBN in Cincinnati the last few months is Top of the World. WTF?

    I love the song, but still, it is weird that is the only VH song they play much. It used to be (back in the '90s) that you'd hear nothing but DLR era VH songs and rarely heard a track from Sammy. Interesting.

 

 

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