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This could be considered Hagar's foray into social awareness. While some Rock stars were concerned about the environment or civil rights, Hagar was upset with the lowering of highway speed limits. He had a lot of support for his cause.
In 2001, Hagar finally updated this to reflect new speed limits on American highways. He re-recorded it as "I Can't Drive 65" for the NASCAR album Full Throttle.
This was Hagar's biggest hit as a solo artist. He joined Van Halen a year after it was released.
This remains a Classic Rock radio standard, consistently garnering massive airplay.
The name of the album, VOA, stands for Voice of America.
This song is heard in the 1989 film Back To The Future II, starring Michael J. Fox. (thanks, Ricky - Los Angeles, CA)
Webb talks about his classic songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman" and "MacArthur Park."
Kerry Livgren of Kansas
In this talk from the '80s, the Kansas frontman talks turning to God and writing "Dust In The Wind."
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.
Eric Kretz of Stone Temple Pilots
The STP drummer talks about how they write their songs, and how the process is different now that Chester Bennington has replaced Scott Weiland.