Remembering Van Hagar’s end 20 years ago

Remembering Van Hagar’s end 20 years ago 

Posted: 2:14 pm Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

By Pete Rizzo


Hagar VH Brothers

It was a good run, but alas it had to come to an end. And that is what happened 20 years ago this month for Sammy’s first tenure with Van Halen. This tune represented Sammy’s official swan song with VH back in 1996.

Needless to say, neither camp was at a loss for words over the exit.

While I am now and will always be a Diamond Dave purist, I did like a lot of tunes from the Sammy era. Among my favorites were these:

How about you? What was your favorite tune from the Van Hagar era?