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Dance the night away

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Chef, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    It is rare that I listen to regular radio, but one of our local stations here today played "Dance the night away."


    What is your favorite Van Halen song?

    I love Dance the night away, and Jump as well.

    Prediction for poindexter; Gotta be "Hot for Teacher"
  2. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    I celebrate their entire catalog ... pre-Hagar only.
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Some of the Van Hagar I like ... but it's a totally different group.

    I remember "Fair Warning" being one of my first 8-track cassettes. I wore that sucker out playing it over and over again. I still think as a collection of music it's the second-best VH album of the DLR days, but not nearly as big a commercial success as VH I and II were. In fact, it pretty much was a flop by VH standards.

    "Diver Down" was more commercial but sucked donkey balls IMO, and "1984" was a fine return to form.

    YGBFKM Guest

    I need more time to think of a good Van Halen or Van Hagar song.
  5. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    "Right Now"

    If I have to go with a DLR-era track, I'll take "Panama," edging out "Hot For Teacher" and "Me Wise Magic."
  6. FYI, Eddie Van Halen's entrance to his wedding last month(?) was "When it's Love" Hagar, I doubt, was invited to sing it live.
  7. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    I'm a sucker for "Panama".
  8. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Gotta kick it old school with Running With the Devil. And am I in the wilderness by liking the Women and Children First album?
  9. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    For sheer shreddery (that's a word now!), Unchained.

    The best package of song and video, though, is easily Hot For Teacher.
  10. Colton

    Colton Active Member

    Ditto, Sam. "Right Now" gets the nod here.
  11. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    They actually exist? I keed, I keed.

    Right now, my favorite pre-Hagar song is "Panama." I kinda like "Right Now" from the Hagar era.
  12. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    You're not alone on Women and Children First. In fact, Everybody Wants Some is a definite consideration for my nominee for this thread.

    Also like Finish What Ya Started--has a nice funk to it.

    But, when push comes to shove, I think I'd have to go with the thread title as my fave--just a damn good pop song.
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