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    What 5 Van Halen songs would you introduce to someone that has never heard a note of Van Halen music?

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    Light Up The Sky
    I'm The One
    Push Comes To Shove
    Big Bad Bill
    Girl Gone Bad
    "The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.

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    I'm the One
    Mean Streets
    Secrets
    In a Simple Rhyme
    Girl Gone Bad

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    Simple Rhyme
    On Fire
    Take Your Whiskey Home
    Unchained
    Feelin’


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    Dave Era
    I'm the One
    SGMAD
    Romeo Delight
    Unchained
    Hot for Teacher

    Sammy Era
    WCTBL
    Dreams
    Love Walks In
    Mine All Mine
    When It's Love
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    Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love
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    Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love
    Eruption
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    A bit from each era.

    I'm The One
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    The correct response is:

    Hot for Teacher
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    Unchained
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    Eruption
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    Those are mine, but in general you hit 'em with the hits and then let their curiosity take them on the journey into the deep cuts for better appreciation.
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    Light Up The Sky
    I'm The One
    Push Comes To Shove
    Big Bad Bill
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    Love the inclusion of Big Bad Bill - it's songs like that which really helped mold their identity as a one-of-kind band.

    For me...
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    Mean Street
    Could This Be Magic <-- see above
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