Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Forgotten Classic Video of the Week

This week's forgotten classic vid is one that has obviously slipped through the cracks in everyone's minds, seeing as how no one could recognize a still from it on my recent video quiz. Not even with a clear shot of Sammy Hagar's insane blonde mane did you people remember his 1987 Top 40 hit, "Give to Live." I guess you folks don't care about things like love, peace and faith. You only remember songs about driving erratically and drinking tequila. Nice priorities, people.

I, on the other hand, liked this song so much that, years ago, I bought a Sammy Hagar greatest hits CD to get it. Unfortunately, I didn't check the track listing and ended up with some weird compilation of songs I had never heard before. It was all pre-"There's Only One Way to Rock" stuff, so I immediately sold that back and picked up Unboxed, a greatest hits compilation with actual hits on it.

Even if you don't like the song, this video should help you all sleep better at night knowing that Sammy's guitar has the power to stave off a nuclear attack. Enjoy.

Now have a shot of Cabo Wabo, scroll down to the next post and enter the caption contest! Look, it's Britney! Someone else who likes to drink and drive erratically! (Not necessarily in that order. But usually.)


Mike said...

Did you end up with Sammy in "Bad Motor Scooter" Montrose mode????

Still pretty good. Like this song.

genn6 said...

Not crazy about Sammy's own or VH's music (other than '1984') but this is a damn good song.

Barbara(aka Layla) said...

I was reading your posts via Bloglines and you are right above Malcolm on my list and I thought I was reading HIS blog and was fascinated that he was sounding so much like you these days .... DUH BARBARA.

I like Sammy back in the pre-VH days.

Malcolm said...

At first I thought my memory might be failing. This song/video didn't slip through my cracks because it was never there to begin with; I found that it came out during a brief time that I wasn't watching many music videos. I watched the video just now; it and the song were OK., pls add me to your facebook said...

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Mike said...

uhhhhh what he said

pistols at dawn said...

That is awesome. I was in a cab with two random couples in Cabo, and the only thing we could all agree on was that we wanted to go to Sammy's bar, Cabo Wabo.

LoraLoo said...

Love me some Sammy Hagar!


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