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November 6, 2013 at 9:01 pm Quote #30683

PT5150
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Have not watched it but people are saying its good.
Think he plays part of a song.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxF4WRORQ9s


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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November 7, 2013 at 3:59 am Quote #30690

PT5150
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Posted link while I was at work.

At the end of the interview Mitch talks about the song that he did with VH and Ed said he could go and finish it.

It became the VH 3 left over That’s Why I Love You.

Think I like Gary’s song better…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2a35goOLH4

Been heard before but here is Mitch doing Panama with VH at 5150.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJKeOYU62cA


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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November 7, 2013 at 9:47 am Quote #30696

voodoo
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Very cool! Nice to hear the complete story from the source. I like his version of TWILY, too.


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November 7, 2013 at 8:10 pm Quote #30703

ks34vh
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This is very cool to watch, hard to believe you never really heard much about it, good video.


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November 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm Quote #30735

Mink
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Very cool video. That one would be good for a compilation dvd. TWILY song isn’t one of my favorite songs from the Cherone era and Malloy’s version doesn’t do anything for me either. As a matter of fact, I agree with Mitch that it wouldn’t have worked after the Dave appearance on MTV. He doesn’t sound bad, but it sounds really close to what they got out of Gary. And that obviously didn’t work. What a story he gets to tell though. I’d give a nut to be able to just hang with those guys in the studio. He got invited to join the band. Awesome! Thanks for posting the link, much appreciated.



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November 8, 2013 at 11:18 pm Quote #30736

PT5150
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Mitch’s voice is too high for me in that song..
His version of Panama is good.


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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November 8, 2013 at 11:31 pm Quote #30737

Mink
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PT5150: Mitch’s voice is too high for me in that song.. His version of Panama is good.

I agree, I like him on Panama as well. He would have done a good job on the catalog songs, mixing the two previous eras like Gary did.



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November 8, 2013 at 11:33 pm Quote #30738

PT5150
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This is better…

I like the Billboard Show Live vision…Did a Pro-shot ever surface of it?? The full gig?


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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November 9, 2013 at 5:06 am Quote #30742

PT5150
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Intresting point here from links….
Mitch Malloy tells here that he was the singer of VH during the MTV VMA’s in 1996.

Gary Cherone tells the same thing: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/ne…halen-20120210
“Wait . . . they ask you to join the band, and they go do the VMAs with David Lee Roth? Did you worry that you were already out and Dave was back?
Gary
No. Maybe Dave thought that, but . . . and maybe he didn’t. I don’t know. Me and Eddie were writing at the time. I remember him calling me that night saying that he got into a fight with the press or something. He was very protective. I didn’t feel threatened. But the three years I was in the band, every day I woke up not knowing what the day was going to bring. Sometimes it was great, other times it was a little dysfunctional – especially at the end. But as far as how those guys treated me, they treated me like brothers.”


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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November 17, 2013 at 6:36 am Quote #30925

PT5150
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IT’S THE RIGHT TIME..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYP99FQRoks&feature=youtu.be


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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December 22, 2013 at 11:12 am Quote #31586

voodoo
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I just thought, if Mitch’s story is true, then Dave was right back in ’96 when said, “Then, a series of events last week led me to discover at about the same time the press did, that the band, along with their manager, had already hired another lead singer, possibly as long as three months ago. I wonder how he felt the night of the MTV Awards. It certainly explains why on that night Edward looked as uncomfortable as a man who just signed a deal with the Devil. I can’t think of a reason Edward would lie to me about being considered for the lead singer when he had already hired someone, and then let me appear on MTV under the impression that there was great likelihood that Van Halen and I were reuniting. As I said, I told him in no uncertain terms that I didn’t want to do the MTV gig as a band unless we were, in fact, a band.”

I do believe MTV most likely told Van Halen, “If you don’t appear with Dave, you’ll get no push from MTV on the new project.” but that doesn’t mean they told Dave this, which I feel, if they had told Dave, he wouldn’t have appeared. Interesting.


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July 8, 2014 at 12:58 pm Quote #37093

ron
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A discussion between myself and a friend about who wrote “That’s Why I Love You” resulted in some findings about that song…

Best I can figure out.

1) “Blood from a Stone” was worked up during the Best Of Volume 1 sessions with Dave. It was the 3rd song (the first two made the release), and it didn’t make the cut.

2) Mitch Malloy worked on this song during his (short) time with the band, and eventually released a demo and incomplete version called, “It’s the Right Time”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYP99FQRoks

3) This song turned into “That’s Why I Love You” during the VH III sessions with Gary Cherone, and it was originally due to be released on that CD, till it was pulled at the last minute.

4) Both Glen Ballard and Desmond Child appear to have worked on the song, as evidenced by the ASCAP listing.
https://www.ascap.com/home/ace-title-search/index.aspx
click the Work ID tab and enter: 322228915


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July 8, 2014 at 4:54 pm Quote #37095

PT5150
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Cool thanks for the info.


EDDIE’S fingers aren’t fingers they are muscle-powered pistons that hammer guitar strings to the fretboard with the force of a rivet gun”.


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December 8, 2015 at 1:58 pm Quote #51251

ron
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It’s the right time (Mitch Malloy w Van Halen)

It’s the right time (Mitch Malloy w Van Halen)
It’s 1995 and I’m invited, via a phone call from Eddie, to “hang out” with the band. After an amazing time in L.A., which included Ed saying, “congratulations you’re in the band”, I’m leaving and he hands me a tape of an instrumental of the band and says, “turn this into a song”. Well, I did write that song, but never shared it with anyone out of respect for the band. But, 20 long years later, I decided that with the challenging times the world is having “It’s the Right Time” to share that uplifting song. Fans have wondered what I would sound like with Van Halen, now you will know. I hope you dig it. ROCK!


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December 8, 2015 at 3:54 pm Quote #51254

sickman
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I didn’t care for that at all. That was Van Halen neutered.


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