Tag: Sammy Hagar

Tuesday 6/29/21 12:15am ET: Feature LP: Sammy Hagar – Three Lock Box (1982)

Three Lock Box is the seventh studio album by American rock vocalist Sammy Hagar, released on November 30, 1982 by Geffen Records. This album has appearances by Loverboy’s Mike Reno, Journey’s Jonathan Cain and Mr. Mister’s Richard Page. The album peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200 album charts on April 9, 1983. His only top 20 solo hit, “Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy”, reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983 and #3 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock songs chart.

“Three Lock Box” – 3:22
“Remote Love” – 3:54
“Remember the Heroes” – 5:58
“Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy” – 3:30
“In the Room” – 3:42
“Rise of the Animal” – 5:30
“I Wouldn’t Change a Thing” – 3:19
“Growing Up” – 3:16
“Never Give Up” – 3:14
“I Don’t Need Love” – 3:08

Sammy Hagar – lead vocals, guitar
Bill Church – bass guitar
Gary Pihl – guitar
David Lauser – drums
Jonathan Cain – keyboards and backing vocals on “Remember the Heroes”
Mike Reno – vocals on “Remember the Heroes”
Alan Pasqua – keyboards
Patrick Gleason – sound effects
Richard Page – additional backing vocals
Tom Kelly – additional backing vocals

Sunday 6/6/21 12am ET: Feature LP: Footloose Soundtrack (1984)

Footloose: Original Soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture is the original soundtrack of the Paramount motion picture Footloose. The original nine-track album was released in 1984 and reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart on April 21, 1984, where it stayed until June 23, 1984. When it was re-released in 1998, four bonus tracks were added to the album, all of which were used in the film as well. In 2002, Sony International released the “Australian Souvenir Edition”, also titled “Australian Cast Special Edition”. Two megamixes were added to the album, featuring the Australian cast of the Footloose musical. The original soundtrack contained six Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 hits, three of which reached the Top 10, including two number-one hits, “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins and “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” by Deniece Williams, and “Almost Paradise”, a duet by Ann Wilson and Mike Reno that reached number seven, plus “Somebody’s Eyes” by Karla Bonoff climbed to number sixteen on the Adult Contemporary chart. Many people bought the soundtrack album without even seeing the film.

In 2009, Doveman released a reimagining of the soundtrack album. The original soundtrack for the 2011 remake was released by Atlantic Records and Warner Music Nashville on September 27, 2011.

  1. “Footloose” (Kenny Loggins) 3:46
  2. “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” (Deniece Williams) 4:20
  3. “Almost Paradise” (Love Theme from Footloose) (Mike Reno and Ann Wilson) 3:50
  4. “Holding Out for a Hero” (Bonnie Tyler) 5:50
  5. “Dancing in the Sheets” (Shalamar) 4:03
  6. “I’m Free (Heaven Helps the Man)” (Kenny Loggins) 3:46
  7. “Somebody’s Eyes” (Karla Bonoff) 3:33
  8. “The Girl Gets Around” (Sammy Hagar) 3:22
  9. “Never” (Moving Pictures) 3:45
  10. “Bang Your Head (Metal Health)” (Quiet Riot) 5:17
  11. “Hurts So Good” (John Mellencamp) 3:42
  12. “Waiting for a Girl Like You” (Foreigner) 4:50
  13. “Dancing in the Sheets” (Extended 12″ Remix) (Shalamar) 6:16

Thursday 1/21/2021 10pm ET: Feature LP: Sammy Hagar – Standing Hampton (1982)

Standing Hampton is the sixth studio album by American rock vocalist Sammy Hagar, released on January 6, 1982 by Geffen. This is his first album after moving from Capitol Records to Geffen. It was his first album to achieve RIAA certification, eventually going platinum, and five of its singles charted in either the mainstream rock or pop singles charts.

The British version of the album was released with a bonus interview 45rpm called Conversations with Sammy Hagar (Geffen XPS 133).

1. “I’ll Fall in Love Again” 4:15
2. “There’s Only One Way to Rock” 4:15
3. “Baby’s on Fire” 3:34
4. “Can’t Get Loose” 5:39
5. “Heavy Metal” 3:51
6. “Baby, It’s You” 4:46
7. “Surrender” 3:14
8. “Inside Lookin’ In” 4:26
9. “Sweet Hitchhiker” 4:10
10. “Piece of My Heart” 3:58

Sammy Hagar – lead vocals, guitar
Gary Pihl – lead guitar, backing vocals
Bill Church – bass guitar, backing vocals
David Lauser – drums, backing vocals

Sunday 4am ET: Feature Artist – Van Halen (Sammy Hagar Era)

Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972. Credited with “restoring hard rock to the forefront of the music scene”, Van Halen is known for its energetic live shows and for the work of its acclaimed lead guitarist, Eddie Van Halen. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007.

In 1985, Van Halen replaced Roth with former Montrose lead vocalist Sammy Hagar. With Hagar, the group released four U.S. number-one albums over the course of 11 years (5150 in 1986, OU812 in 1988, For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge in 1991, and Balance in 1995). Hagar left the band in 1996 shortly before the release of the band’s first greatest hits collection, Best Of – Volume I. Former Extreme frontman Gary Cherone replaced Hagar, remaining with the band until 1999; Van Halen then went on hiatus until reuniting with Hagar for a worldwide tour in 2003. The following year, the band released The Best of Both Worlds, its second greatest hits collection. Hagar again left Van Halen in 2005; in 2006, Roth returned as lead vocalist. Anthony was fired from the band in 2006 and was replaced on bass guitar by Wolfgang Van Halen, Eddie’s son. In 2012, the band released the commercially and critically successful A Different Kind of Truth.

We feature the music of Van Halen focusing on the Sammy Hagar era.

Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947), also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He then launched a successful solo career, scoring an enduring hit in 1984 with “I Can’t Drive 55”. He enjoyed commercial success when he replaced David Lee Roth as the lead singer of Van Halen in 1985, but left in 1996. He returned to the band for a two-year reunion from 2003 to 2005. On March 12, 2007, Hagar was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. His musical style primarily consists of hard rock and heavy metal.

Also a businessman, Hagar founded the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain, as well as Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum. His current musical projects include being the lead singer of Chickenfoot and The Circle. Hagar also is the host of Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar on Mark Cuban’s cable network AXS TV.

Tuesday 4pm: Sounds of The 80s

This week on Sounds of The 80s:  Pointer Sisters, Eddie Money, Commodores, Maxi Priest, Genesis, Janet Jackson, B-52s, Sammy Hagar, Survivor, Earl Thomas Conley, U2, and more . . .

Thursday 11pm: Feature LP: Sammy Hagar & The Circle – Space Between (2019)

AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Sammy Hagar calls his band — either his fifth or sixth, depending if HSAS is counted or not — the Circle because this quartet brings him back to where he started. A look at the band’s lineup illustrates why Hagar believes this to be true. Within the Circle, Hagar surrounds himself with some old running mates — notably, former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony anchors the group, but Waboritas guitarist Vic Johnson also has a prominent place in the band, while drummer Jason Bonham provides a reminder of the Zeppelin influence on Hagar’s earliest band, Montrose. Despite being so strongly rooted in the past, the Circle plays for the present, cranking the amps to 11 and pushing Bonham’s beat toward the forefront. The heaviness is so bracing that the hooky pair of “Bottom Line” and “No Worries” comes as somewhat of a relief halfway through the album; not only are they more melodic, they are nimble, demonstrating that this group of old pros can keep it light if they so choose. For the rest of The Space Between, they choose heaviosity. It’s a forceful, powerful sound that gains a bit of depth thanks to Hagar’s inscrutable social commentary — he’s against a spoiled “Trust Fund Baby” and happy to be a “Free Man” — but for as invigorating as the sheer wallop of the Circle can be, it proves a bit exhausting in the long run.

01 Devil Came to Philly 2:35
02 Full Circle Jam (Chump Change) 3:38
03 Can’t Hang 3:57
04 Wide Open Space 3:46
05 Free Man 4:20
06 Bottom Line 2:43
07 No Worries 3:27
08 Trust Fund Baby 4:15
09 Affirmation 3:20
10 Hey Hey (Without Greed) 2:51

Saturday 12pm ET: Brit Rock with Dominic Forbes

On Brit Rock this week music from Gary Moore, AC/DC, Jeff Lynne, Extreme, Billy Idol, Faith No More, Fish, Aerosmith,Quireboys, Black Crowes, Stranglers, Boston, Deep Purple, Killers, The Eagles, Chris Cornell, The Fray, Kings Of Leon, U2, The Scorpions, Genesis, Dire Straits, Whitesnake, Sammy Hagar, Frijid Pink, Queen, Cinderella, Foreigner, Russ Ballard, Peter Gabriel, Gun, The Hooters, ZZ Top, Richard Marx, Ozzy Osbourne, Genesis, Rainbow.  Join Dominic Forbes 12pm ET on RadioMaxMusic.  Encore at 12am Sunday morning.

Thursday 10pm: Feature Artist – Sammy Hagar

Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947), also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He afterwards launched a successful solo career, scoring an enduring hit in 1984 with “I Can’t Drive 55”. He enjoyed huge commercial success when he replaced David Lee Roth as the lead singer of Van Halen in 1985, but left the band in 1996. He returned to the band for a 2-year reunion from 2003 to 2005. On March 12, 2007, Hagar was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. His musical style primarily consists of hard rock and heavy metal.

Also a businessman, he founded the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain, as well as Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum. His current musical projects include being the lead singer of Chickenfoot and The Circle. – Wikipedia

Feature LP: Toby Keith – Drinks After Work (2013) 8:10pm ET

DrinksAfterWorkAlbumDrinks After Work is the seventeenth studio album by American country music artist Toby Keith. It was released on October 29, 2013, by Show Dog-Universal Music.  Keith wrote or co-wrote nine of the album’s new tracks. A deluxe edition was also released with three bonus tracks.

The album is likely to sell 35,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week of release. (Sourse: Wikipedia)

1. “Shut Up and Hold On”   Toby KeithBobby Pinson 2:55
2. Drinks After Work”   Luke Laird, Barry DeanNatalie Hemby 3:32
3. “Before We Knew They Were Good”   Keith, Pinson, Rivers Rutherford 2:56
4. “Little Miss Tear Stain”   Keith, Scotty Emerick 3:02
5. “The Other Side of Him”   Keith, Pinson 4:01
6. “Last Living Cowboy”   Keith, Emerick 2:54
7. “Show Me What You’re Workin’ With”   Keith, Rutherford 3:14
8. “Whole Lot More Than That”   Keith, Pinson 2:38
9. “I’ll Probably Be Out Fishin'”   Keith, Emerick 3:08
10. “Hard Way to Make an Easy Living”   Keith, Pinson 4:03
Deluxe Edition Tracks
11. “Call a Marine”   Keith, Pinson 3:16
12. “Chuckie’s Gone”   Keith 3:07
13. Margaritaville” (with Sammy Hagar) Jimmy Buffett 4:55