Take a look at this! “Have you seen Junior's grades?” More than just a little tongue in cheek lyrically, “And the Cradle Will Rock…” famously gave fans the first taste of Eddie Van Halen dabbling with keyboards, without taking away from his guitar. Closing out Van Halen’s self-titled debut, “On Fire” sends listeners out on a hard rock high note (literally) with DLR and Michael Anthony’s wails of “I’m on fire!” It’s the type of closer that immediately just makes you want to start an album from track one again and go for another ride. And it’s one of Sammy’s best VH performances. Even though it was their last album with David Lee Roth (for a few decades), they were firing on all cylinders And not only on the song but on the video, which was their last with Roth and certainly their best. In addition to this, two of the original songs were around long before the album was made. ... “Intruder/(Oh) Pretty Woman” – ‘Diver Down’ (1982) Share. Simply put, this song is perfect, even when you isolate DLR’s vocals. House of Pain. One of the most underrated songs in the VH catalog. They kicked off their career with a supercharged version of the Kinks’ “You Really Got Me,” but their unexpected take on Roy Orbison’s “(Oh) Pretty Woman” is nearly as iconic. After hearing the lead single from ‘1984,’ “Jump,” fans might have worried that Van Halen was ditching hard rock. Van Halen. 1984 02. I think I used my Echoplex in that song. At the time, the record company thought it had a greater chance of a hit record if the album was composed of songs that were already successful. And he did it. Big Bad Bill - Is Sweet William Now: 4. Bass Solo 10. Little Guitars 10. Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? Diver Down is the fifth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen and was released on April 14, 1982. However, at the time while he admitted to the pressure the band was put under to record it, he was able to tell Guitar Player (Dec. 1982) that it "was fun": "When we came off the Fair Warning tour last year , we were going to take a break and spend a lot of time writing this and that. They kicked off their career with a supercharged version of the Kinks’ “You Really Got Me,” but their unexpected take on Roy Orbison’s “(Oh) Pretty Woman” is nearly as iconic. Little Guitars 9. And what happens is Edward will come up with a song or a riff and then immediately I'll hear it and I'll know right away what the scenario is. We spent 12 days making the album... it was a lot of fun." Van Halen - US - May 29, 1983. But Van Halen had more fun with it than most, as evidenced here. Van Halen US Festival at Glen Helen Regional Park in Devore, California on May 29, 1983. I couldn't figure out a riff, and you know the way I like to play: I always like to do a riff, as opposed to just hitting barre chords and strumming. The two of them worked this song out on two guitars in the wee hours of the morning and it sounds like it. Top Jimmy 05. It took about an hour to put that together. While impressed by Roth's creative marketing spin, manager Noel Monk, also explained the sophomoric, sexual double-entendre "dive her down" in his 2017 band memoir Running With the Devil. It’s Detroit’s Best Oldies Uninterrupted – Listen Now! So, I said, we won't cut any of it; we'll write soundtrack music for the beginning. DJ equipment. Of course, Eddie’s guitar here is stellar. Big Bad Bill 11. The opening interplay between Eddie’s guitar scratching (reminiscent of “Voodoo Chile” by his idol Jimi Hendrix) and Alex’s cymbals is hair raising. Little Guitars: 10. Harder cuts from Van Halen, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, GN'R, and Scorpions. This song sounds unlike anything else VH ever did; Eddie’s playing, even without distortion, is fantastic. ", Eddie: "The solo was just loose, fun, craziness. !” While not as frenetic as “Hot For Teacher,” the lengthy drum intro on “Everybody Wants Some! Don't miss on pre-sales, member-only contests and member only events. It means, it's not immediately apparent to your eyes what is going on underneath the surface." You wouldn't believe the number of TV commercials and radio jingles this band can sing in four-part harmony. So I said, 'Look, if you want to do a cover tune, why don't we do 'Pretty Woman'? Unchained 3. Oh, Pretty Woman: 12. Ted Templeman: A Platinum Producer's Life In Music. Why do I have to bang my head to every single song on every single album? Cathedral: 5. Press alt + / to open this menu. Van Halen’s lone number one hit is, of course, the synth-heavy “Jump,” because irony is just funny like that sometimes. We gotta have that record.' That sure had some decent returns down the line! Dec 13, 2019 - Tracks 5 and 6 from diver down album (1982) from Van Halen put together... Guitarrist - Eddie Van HalenBass - Michael AnthonyDrums - Alex Van HalenVocals - D... .. Let’s be honest -- they wouldn’t have been able to do it without Sammy Hagar. ", Dave: "Joke 'em if they can't take a fuck, Sylvie! Setlist: 1. Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. "Hang 'Em High" can trace its roots back to the band's 1977 demos as "Last Night", which had the same music but different lyrics. Our full range of studio equipment from all the leading equipment and software brands. Intruder This menacing instrumental, from the Diver Down album, was recorded when it was determined that the band needed an intro for the “ Pretty Woman ” video because the video ran longer than the length of the song. Dancing In The Street 08. Van Halen – Diver Down Label: Warner Bros. Records – M923677-2, Warner Music Brasil – M923677-2 ... Intruder: 6 (Oh) Pretty Woman: 7: Dancing In The Street: 8: Little Guitars (Intro) 9: Little Guitars: 10: Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now) 11: The Full Bug: 12: Happy Trails: Companies, etc. Romeo Delight 2. Happy Trails: 8. I can't do that.' The back cover of the album features a photo by Richard Aaron of Van Halen on stage at the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, Florida, that was taken on October 24, 1981, as they concluded a set opening for The Rolling Stones. ^shipments figures based on certification alone. You turn into a vidiot. Oh, Pretty Woman was preceded by a 1 minute 40 second intro, entitled "Intruder", which featured Roth playing a very simple riff on a small plastic, Electroharmonix keyboard. Visit Juno Studio. The end where Dave and Eddie are dueling with their instruments, is just a blast. I was hearing his fingerpicking, going, 'My God, this guy is great. Intruder: 9. Pretty woman, won't you pardon me. He wanted to do 'Dancing in the Streets.' And this was aptly titled because if you were running from the police or what have you, and you were wearing your PRFCs, you could hit the fence at a dead run and your foot would stay in and you could commence climbing immediately, which was the essence of the whole sport anyway. It has feeling. Templeman, Ted; Renoff, Greg (2020). More than forty years later, this song is still mindblowing; at parts, it’s nearly as fast as speed metal, at other parts it sounds like cabaret. I kind of laid back, and it fit the song. Little Guitars 09. The video, directed by Roth and Pete Angelus, was, he said: "rather like a surrealistic art project ... where they paint the picture and come back three days later and try to figure out what they meant." I'll Wait 08. We have an official Oh Pretty Woman tab made by UG professional guitarists. Per Pasadena Now, Pasadena City Council “…was unanimous in their support for recognizing the legendary guitarist, who helped start the group Van Halen.” The City Council is currently exploring ideas and locations of an Eddie Van Halen memorial including at the Pasadena Convention Center and Civic Auditorium where Van Halen played some of their first gigs in the early years of the band’s existence. It’s Eddie’s guitar and Alex’s drums that bring it to the ‘80s; of course, it still sounds amazing today, and it always will. “Eruption” is so ingrained in rock culture now it’s almost difficult to think of a time without it. So we went into the studio and I played the synthesizer and I wrote it. I did two takes of that song, and right at the end of the second take, the volume knob just froze, just stopped. The comments here are taken from Roth's interview with Sylvie Simmons (Sounds, June 23, 1982) and Eddie's interview with Jas Obrecht (Guitar Player, Dec. 1982). misericordia. He bought himself one of those Sanyo Walkman-type things with the FM-AM radio, and you can record off the radio if you like something you hear. This is one of Michael Anthony’s funkiest performances; it almost sounds like something a jazz or blues band could have done in a prohibition-era speakeasy, and you could certainly imagine Roth performing in those snarky vocals in a dark, seedy joint. Van Halen - Diver Down Album Lyrics; 1. Tom from Trowbridge, England Van Halen's best cover and probably one of the best covers ever. Somebody Get Me A Doctor 12. ", Dave: "It sounds like more than four people are playing, when in actuality there are almost zero overdubs — that's why it takes us such a short amount of time [to record]. Bella donna, perdonami. He added that the band had never met Ray Davies but that "we had a seance once and tried to dredge up his spirit. As with “Happy Trails,” it makes a good case that Van Halen could have been a great doo-wop group in a different era. The “woo-woo!” at 1:24, going into Eddie’s solo is perfect, as is Eddie guitar fill at 2:09. It spent 65 weeks on the album chart in the United States and had, by 1998, sold four million copies in the United States. Facebook . We've been singing 'Happy Trails' for general airport use for years. Jamie's Cryin' 7. I was nannied and weaned by TV—that's the babysitter around here when you're growing up, to sit in front of the tube. The final piece will ... One thing that doesn’t get discussed enough about Van Halen is how funky they could be. Make the maximum effort, do everything possible, get the full bug. My father hadn't played in a long time because he had lost his left-hand middle finger about 10 years ago. The Full Bug 12. Jump to. No such luck: this ode to fast cars was a guitar-driven masterpiece. Secrets: 13. And there's been this thread winding its way through all of Van Halen's music and all of our albums since beginning with 'Ice Cream Man.' It looked like an old '30s or '40s session. You can hear how much fun they’re having here and it’s infectious. Genres, Styles, Moods & Themes for Intruder/(Oh) Pretty Woman - Van Halen on AllMusic But they just kept pressuring, so we jumped right back in without any rest or time to recuperate from the tour, and started recording.  Asked about the cover in a 1982 interview with Sylvie Simmons (Sounds, June 23, 1982), David Lee Roth said it was meant to imply that "there was something going on that's not apparent to your eyes. 318–25. I ran the edge of my pick up and down the strings for some of those effects. So, I just listened to that style of music for a couple of days and I cheated! There's a sense of humour in there, a lot of technique and a whole lot of beer! So forget the critics! The music video for "(Oh) Pretty Woman" was one of the first banned by MTV, ... Van Halen. Which Eddie Van Halen solo is the best one? Like they'll have one harmonica that hits only one note—eeeeeeeeee—and that's when you know the hero is coming to town or something terrible is going to happen. Kent Lyle from Palo Alto, Ca The lead-in to this song was a spooky guitar and synthesizer instrumental called "Intruder". Accessibility Help. Van Halen were, of course, a great songwriting team, as this list attests to. It started climbing the charts, so all of a sudden Warner Bros. is going, 'You got a hit single on your hands. I played acoustic guitar and songs like this for quite a while before I ever joined Van Halen. Intruder 06. Van Halen's first official music video (from "Diver Down") featuring "Intruder" and "(Oh) Pretty Woman." Dancing In The Streets 11. Eddie played a monster riff during the chorus, and his playing glided through the verses. Van Halen were, of course, a great songwriting team, as this list attests to. Happy Trails. I don't believe you, it must be true. Van Halen were, of course, a great songwriting team, as this list attests to. They were young, hungry and with a mission statement like “Runnin’ With The Devil,” they told you who they were right away. Dave, Eddie, Michael and Alex all shine on this track, and it’s a shared spotlight that’s hard to ignore. Runnin' With The Devil 6. In the case of this list, we think it’s Van Halen’s best song ever. Hang 'Em High: 7. We make mistakes! Well, a lot of people approach Van Halen as sort of the abyss. Eddie Van Halen: See Epic New Mural in Hollywood. Hot for Teacher 07. Dreams 05. Robert Downey Jr. decided to post a video to instagram in which he dances in a kiddie pool to Van Halen's classic 1984 hit, "Jump." If you turn it up and down too fast, it heats up and freezes. ", Eddie: "It was Dave's idea to do 'Big Bad Bill'. Released: Dec 2017 But they were also amazing song interpreters. We had a great time. Five of the twelve songs on the album are covers, the most popular being the cover of "(Oh) Pretty Woman", a Roy Orbison song. All tracks are written by Eddie Van Halen, Michael Anthony, David Lee Roth and Alex Van Halen, except where noted. The track "Intruder" on the album, which precedes "(Oh) Pretty Woman", was written specifically to cover the length of the promotional video for the "(Oh) Pretty Woman" single. Another example of a Hagar-era classic that just wouldn’t have been possible with Van Halen’s original lineup. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. We used to have these shoes called PRFCs – Puerto Rican Fence Climbers, okay? That's what makes it real.' 100% Secure Shopping. ", Dave: "It's like all those Westerns where there's some kind of dissonant sound in the background. pp. Pretty woman stop a while Pretty woman talk a while Pretty woman give your smile to me Pretty woman yeah yeah yeah Pretty woman look my way Pretty woman say you'll stay with me Cause I need you, need you tonight Uh! But they were also amazing song interpreters. In retrospect, it turned out to be one of the Van Halen brothers' least-favorite albums, with Eddie stating "I'd rather have a bomb with one of my own songs than a hit with someone else's." Serving as the opening track on Van Halen’s fourth studio album, “Mean Street” is a unique standout not just on the LP but in the band’s entire catalog. The Full Bug: 14. Classic rock's second generation. The EVH mural is located at the Guitar Center location on Sunset Blvd and will receive an official unveiling on January 26 which would have been the guitarist’s 66th birthday. ... “Intruder/(Oh) Pretty Woman” – ‘Diver Down’ (1982) Share. Actually that was a really old song. Intruder / Pretty Woman (Encore) Van Halen. For the video of the single, the two songs were joined, giving a running-time of 4:34. Bella donna,non ho potuto fare a meno di guardare. Drum Solo 4. And these were also great shoes for when the cockroach moves into the corner and you can't get at it with your foot or the broom anymore. Tough to say, but this one kind of defines “face-melting.”. We said, 'sure. Van Halen were, of course, a great songwriting team, as this list attests to. So here's my father to the left of me, sitting on a chair with a music stand in front of him, and I'm sitting next to him with sheet music in a stand. ", Eddie: "I used a Gibson doubleneck 12-string, the model Jimmy Page uses, and played with a flatpick. He played exactly what we wanted. Of course, it didn’t hurt to have a lead in like “Eruption” either. I used some thick Gibson hollowbody with f-holes. Dave came up with the idea of, 'Hey, why don't we start off the new year with just putting out a single?' The solo in 'Secrets' was a first take. Pretty Woman 07. ", The music video for "(Oh) Pretty Woman" was one of the first banned by MTV, although VH1 Classic has consistently aired it in recent years. A song by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans that Van Halen covered as a one minute long acapella jam for their most uneven album, this might not have ranked as one of their best songs before October 6, 2020. “I am the ruler of these nether worlds/The underground/On every wall and place my fearsome name is hear/Just look around, whoa yeee-ah!” It sounds like something Black Sabbath might have cooked up. The final single from Van Halen’s stellar debut album, “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love” remains a mainstay of rock radio over four decades after its initial release. Sign Up. I don't think the audience has that much lack of creativity or imagination. Check out the tab » ", Eddie: "The solo was more sounds than lines. Get Up 04. Eddie’s riff almost seems to be bouncing around during the song. ", Dave: "I think when you hear Mr. Van Halen playing, you'll have an idea it's a shadow of where Eddie and Alex are now. Now, sure...we just gushed about Alex Van Halen’s drumming in the previous entry, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t do the same on “Everybody Wants Some! When we finished the movie (i.e., the video) it was about three minutes too long. ", Eddie: "I've been doing 'Cathedral' for more than a year and I wanted to put it on record... it sounds like a Catholic church organ, which is how it got its name. This song, about a prom-queen-turned-porn-star, features one of Van Halen’s deepest grooves, courtesy of Michael Anthony and Alex Van Halen, but it’s Eddie’s evocative leads and riffing (along with Dave being Dave) that really makes the song work. One thing that set Van Halen apart from their rivals was their ability to write a perfect pop song, and a danceable one at that. Because at one time, back in our bar days, I bought a double album from K-Tel or something that had 30 Kinks tunes on it. Diver Down. "Intruder / (Oh) Pretty Woman" by Van Halen Intruder / (Oh) Pretty Woman. Dancing In The Streets: 6. Van Halen's first official music video (from "Diver Down") featuring "Intruder" and "(Oh) Pretty Woman." It sounded Mexican to me, so I wrote a song for senoritas." This was done to lengthen the song in order to fit the video's full running time. An ode to teenage horniness; as always, Eddie, Alex and Michael’s playing was great but the real star is the interplay of their backing vocals with Dave’s leads. You just jam your toe into the corner and hit as hard as you can. On that cut I use the volume knob a lot. I came up with the intro after I bought a couple of Carlos Montoya records. Dave: "We're capable of playing six different Kinks' songs. Another memorial is currently being considered in Pasadena, Calif., the city where Eddie and Alex Van Halen grew up. Intruder/(Oh) Pretty Woman- Van Halen (drum cover) - YouTube Mercy. And Chrissie Hynde materialized for a brief moment. But if you were putting together your own Van Halen mix today, this would be a great final track, and it definitely sounds different now that Eddie is gone. I spent a lot of time arranging and playing synthesizer on 'Dancing in the Streets,' and (the [critics]) just wrote it off as, 'Oh, it's just like the original.' The guitar used on the recording (and subsequent tour) was a miniature Les Paul, built by Nashville luthier David Petschulat and sold to Eddie on the earlier "Fair Warning" tour. Why shouldn't we redo them for the new generation of people?". I love what he did, but he was thinking back 10 years ago when he was smokin', playing jazz and stuff. !” is just as infectious, as is its chorus. Dave suggested, 'Hey, we can get your old man to play the clarinet.' So This Is Love 8. Additionally, "Happy Trails" had been recorded for their 1977 demos as a joke. Saved from youtube.com. Play on Napster. 'May your moccasins leave happy tracks in the summer snows'. In a debate on the best opening track from a debut album ever, “Runnin’ With The Devil” is always part of the conversation, and it may well be the greatest. Dave: "Edward was saying he'd just seen this TV show with a flamenco guy doing all these wonderful things with his fingers, and he says 'I've figured out how to do it with one pick, watch this.' But they weren’t going to ditch them, either, as they pointed out with “Summer Nights.” And obviously, Eddie still had riffs for days. Here’s another great example of Eddie Van Halen getting out of the way of the song. I remember all the commercials. Here, it’s Sammy’s vocals that take center stage, but Eddie’s keyboards drive the song. — you have to give it everything you've got. He recorded 'Big Bad Bill' and played it to us, and we started laughing ourselves silly and going, 'That is bad! Studio equipment . I've been doing a lot of stuff with Allan Holdsworth, and he inspires me. Sections of this page. So this slang means — bammm! Dave would play the acoustic guitar at the beginning of the song, starting it out solo, but the band kicked in and Eddie came in hot with one of his greatest solos. OCLC 1121143123. He was nervous, and we told him, 'Jan, just have a good time. Check out the tab » Download the app to LISTEN LIVE wherever you are and connect with us like never before! We have an official Oh Pretty Woman tab made by UG professional guitarists. ", Eddie: "It takes almost as much time to make a cover song sound original as it does writing a (brand new) song. Two interviews from the period give the best account of how the band – certainly Roth and Eddie – saw the album at the time. Alex Van Halen is the star here; his drumming on this song is as iconic and instantly recognizable as any of Eddie’s guitar work. Another memorial is currently being considered in Pasadena, Calif. Van Halen - Intruder/Pretty Woman. 1984 - 1984 | 33:24 01. ‘Diver Down’ is generally thought of as the most uneven of the first six Van Halen albums, but most other bands would kill for an album that good. In 1982, Roth explained the ban as the result of complaints that it made fun of "an almost theological figure" the Samurai warrior (Michael Anthony in the video) and also because two midgets appeared to molest a woman (actually a Los Angeles area drag queen performer). Drop Dead Legs 06. "Cathedral" was also nothing new, being played in its current form throughout 1981 with earlier versions going back to 1980. Non ci credo, deve essere vero. Pretty woman, I couldn't help but see. Pretty woman. We learned all of one side and played them into the dirt during the club gigs, twice a night each one, because they sounded so good and they were great to dance to, etc., etc." It took one day. Guaranteed fast delivery and low prices. ISBN 9781770414839. The album cover artwork displays the "diver down" flag used in many US jurisdictions (which indicates a SCUBA diver is currently submerged in the area). Let's do it!' Give the bass player some! This socially conscious song was built on an amazing Eddie Van Halen piano riff, but it also included one of his many incredible solos. In 1:42 and only the second track into Van Halen’s debut album, Eddie Van Halen cemented his status as a guitar god, and there was no turning back. Like all other hard rock bands from the ’60s and ‘70s, Van Halen was influenced by all forms of blues. ‘ Diver Down is the fifth studio album by American hard rock band Van Halen were, course. 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