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    Quote Originally Posted by Jedi McFly View Post
    I'm surprised One Foot looks could win this thing. I don't even think it's the best solo on Fair Warning, let alone of the entire Roth era.
    Lol, I feel the same about the HFT solo. I dont think it's the best on 1984, and probably not in my top 10 solos of the Dave era. Sure, its iconic, but a lot of that has to do with the visual and popularity of the MTV video.

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    OFOTD!

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    Quote Originally Posted by padraig5150 View Post
    HOF
    Please clarify
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    VAN HALEN W/DAVE: 9x
    VAN HALEN W/SAMMY: 8x
    VAN HALEN W/GARY: 5x
    CHICKENFOOT/THE CIRCLE: 9x
    DAVE SOLO: 14x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (W/MONTROSE 1x, @CABO WABO CANTINA 1x)
    GARY/EXTREME/TRIBE OF JUDAH/HURTSMILE: 7x
    MET: Sammy 1x, Dave almost 1x, Gary 2x

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    OFOTD

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    One Foot Out the Door

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    OFOTD

    Perfect way to fade out the Fair Warning album... the tonality of that section sums the whole record up...

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    Hot For Teacher

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    Man this is tough...against my instinct I gotta go with OFOTD. I just want it to keep going as the song fades.
    Rest in Peace Edward Van Halen

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    One Foot Out the Door

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVHWolf View Post
    Man this is tough...against my instinct I gotta go with OFOTD. I just want it to keep going as the song fades.
    One of Eddie's most menacing solos from arguably VH's most menacing album.
    "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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    ...and the Dave era guitar solo heavyweight champion of the world:

    "One Foot Out the Door"



    OFOTD 13
    HFT 6

    I honestly can't believe "Hot for Teacher" lost by that much of a margin and was hoping 1984 would get some kind of victory in one of these tourneys. And I really thought "I'm the One," "Jump," and "Beat It" had a good shot. Same with YRGM, ICM, and SGMAD. Glad "Stay Frosty" got pretty far, too. Anyways I knew it would come down to something versus a Fair Warning tune as always, but I thought it'd be HAIL or PCTS. With that said, I can still see how the song-and-album-ending "One Foot Out the Door" solo was the victor. "Menacing," "ferocious," and I think comparing it to "Eddie attacking the guitar" if I remember correctly were some of the great ways of describing it from some of the voters. There's that, some of his best tapping, melody, and whammy bar dives bombs from what most fans say his best guitar playing album so I'm good with it.

    Well I'm going on vacation for a week and when I get back we'll resume with the Sammy era.

    And thanks, Coulda, for all your help.
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    DAVE SOLO: 14x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (W/MONTROSE 1x, @CABO WABO CANTINA 1x)
    GARY/EXTREME/TRIBE OF JUDAH/HURTSMILE: 7x
    MET: Sammy 1x, Dave almost 1x, Gary 2x

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    Great poll. That was fun. Thanks DVFH5150!
    King Edward Lodewijk Van Halen

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    Also thanks to DJ Work'in Hard--I believe you were the one who thought of this originally. Was such a great idea someone had to go with it!
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    VAN HALEN W/DAVE: 9x
    VAN HALEN W/SAMMY: 8x
    VAN HALEN W/GARY: 5x
    CHICKENFOOT/THE CIRCLE: 9x
    DAVE SOLO: 14x
    SAMMY SOLO: 15x (W/MONTROSE 1x, @CABO WABO CANTINA 1x)
    GARY/EXTREME/TRIBE OF JUDAH/HURTSMILE: 7x
    MET: Sammy 1x, Dave almost 1x, Gary 2x

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    Thanks for this! Looking forward to the Hagar era tournament.

    Maybe I have to learn the One Foot solo now.

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    That was lots of fun. Thanks DVFH5150!
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