Top Ten Van Halen Songs


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81 Honeybabysweetiedoll Honeybabysweetiedoll V 1 Comment
82 Source of Infection Source of Infection
83 Big Fat Money Big Fat Money
84 Black and Blue Black and Blue V 1 Comment
85 The Seventh Seal The Seventh Seal

In my opinion, this song is the crown Jewel of the Sammy Hagar era, and it VASTLY outshines Can't Stop Loving You and Don't Tell Me (What Love Can Do). While those are both fine songs in their own right, I don't understand why they're often rated higher than The Seventh Seal. The riff in this track is absolutely superb, one of the best Van Halen has ever done. I could listen to Eddie's guitar on this song alone for hours and not get tired of it. Sammy's vocals are top-notch, with the "Mother earth's soul" and "Found my mother lode" lines being some of my favorite singing performances he's ever done. Mikey's bass is great, it adds a deeper sounding undertone to the whole song that really helps it shine in the long run. And of course, Alex's percussions are very on-point as usual, his drumming and cymbals sounding very clear and crisp to me. The lyrics allude heavily to the Bible passages of revelation and haunting apocalyptic visions, which is territory I never ...more

86 The Dream is Over The Dream is Over
87 Dirty Water Dog Dirty Water Dog
88 Hang 'em High Hang 'em High
89 Crossing Over Crossing Over
90 A Year to the Day A Year to the Day
91 Once Once

Beautiful song. It has emotion throughout it. Best song on III (Without You at a close second) and at least top 50 material.

92 China Town China Town
93 Outta Love Again Outta Love Again

I LOVE this song. It should really be higher up...

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