Sammy Does What Dave Couldn't Do (Classic Rock Calendar - April 26, 1986)

Apr 26, 01:45 PM

When David Lee Roth left Van Halen in 1985, the band had to decide on what to do. They ultimately found a new lead singer in Sammy Hagar, and the first album "5150" reached #1 on this date, April 26, 1986, the first time the band ever reached the top. Allan looks back in today's Classic Rock Calendar…

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