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Sammy Hagar (Eddie Van Halen on bass) - Winner Takes It All

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Richland123, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    Here is a song from the 80s that I did not know Eddie Van Halen played bass on it. This was the theme song for the Sylvester Stallone movie Over The Top.

    Sammy Hagar - Winner Takes It All

  2. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    I have a Guitar Player mag from that time frame...Hagar & EVH on the cover: Hagar has a guitar, EVH is holding an Ibanez bass (IIRC).
    Wow, some pinhead wants $31 for this!?!

    The article is mostly about Hagar's solo album (although EVH is also present at the interview)...Hagar blows so much smoke up EVH's arse, it's funny...if Edward wasn't the best guitarist on Earth, he would be the best bassist. Stuff like that.
  3. mcm


    Oct 2, 2007
    Nashville, TN
    Eddie played all the bass on the Sammy album that cam out around 90?ish. I think the title was just Sammy Hagar.
  4. SpectorDetector

    SpectorDetector Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2008
    Atlanta, GA
    Bass is a Spector (pretty sure) and the album was called "I Never said Goodbye"
  5. mcm


    Oct 2, 2007
    Nashville, TN
    Oh yeah you are right
  6. mcm


    Oct 2, 2007
    Nashville, TN
    Been awhile
  7. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Yep. It was a white Spector. I remember being pretty annoyed by it at the time. (I was a teenager. Everything annoyed me at the time.) But I just remember thinking that with all the "real" bass players out there, why would they slap him on the cover holding a bass?
  8. joebar


    Jan 10, 2010
    i have that magazine.
    it is pretty common knowledge that ed played bass on every VH album to some capacity.
  9. Smooth_bass88

    Smooth_bass88 Groove it Supporting Member

    Oct 31, 2006
    I absolutely DO NOT believe this. Who said this? As far as I'm concerned, this is an urban myth.
  10. Jaco Taco

    Jaco Taco

    Jul 30, 2012
    If that's true than he's a pretty crappy bassist! ;)
  11. mcm


    Oct 2, 2007
    Nashville, TN
    Why would u say that? It's rock and roll.