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Van Halen

Everybody Wants Some

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“Everybody Wants Some!!“ is one of Van Halen’s most popular songs. It features David Lee Roth on vocals. It is the second song from the band’s 1980 album Women and Children First. It was a concert highlight throughout the band’s early career and was featured in the movie Better Off Dead starring John Cusack. The song is rife with experimental features including a “jungle” drum-vocal introduction and some new guitar playing techniques from guitarist Eddie Van Halen. The drum-vocal interlude or breakdown section was improvised. Roth came into the studio on the day of recording and ad-libbed the conversational dialogue included. Listening to the track closely, it is apparent that the breakdown was recorded in one take. At 3:34, Roth accidentally comes in early and tries to... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Everybody wants some ... Adlib jungle sounds ... Everybody needs some

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