My apologies for starting this post like a cooking blog that delves into long, drawn-out aromatic memories before getting to the dang recipe. But in my first book review, while I’m stirring up two good reads into one pot, I have to throw in a dash of my usual self-chat. I am one of those … More Books – Van Halen Rising 2015 and Runnin’ With the Devil 2017
This post started out as a review of the Van Halen show in Tampa back in September of 2015. But it turned out I had thirty-something years of Van Halen, and by association Sammy Hagar, commentary that I had to get out. Realistically, how could any self-respecting rock music fan not have quite a bit … More The Chronicles of a Van Halen and Sammy Hagar Fan – 1979 to 2017
1980 – Van Halen was my first concert ;o) 1981 – A great concert year…REO Speedwagon, Billy Squier, Foghat, Rossington-Collins, Alice Cooper, Van Halen, Blue Oyster Cult, the Kinks, Journey, Loverboy, the Rolling Stones, Jefferson Starship, and the Moody Blues.