Sammy Hagar and Friends [CD/DVD] [Deluxe Edition]

Sammy Hagar and Friends [CD/DVD] [Deluxe Edition]

by Sammy HagarSammy Hagar
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Sammy Hagar has worked hard to make his name synonymous with parties, so cutting a party record like Sammy Hagar & Friends makes perfect sense. This is all about good times with good friends, and many of the guys -- and, with the exception of Heart's Nancy Wilson, they're all guys -- helping out the Red Rocker have been in Sammy's circle for years. There's Michael Anthony, Hagar's brother from another mother, but also San Francisco rockers Neal Schon and Mickey Hart, Chickenfoot drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Joe Satriani, plus Toby Keith, Ronnie Dunn, and Kid Rock, who never turns down a chance to party. Kid does not tear it up on a cover of Bob Seger's "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" -- he's brought in to kick up some dust on "Knockdown Dragout," a macho stomp that struts to a Gary Glitter beat -- but that's the only surprise here. Sammy simply serves up the goods, turning Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus" into a grinding blues-rock showcase for Schon, hammering through Ray Wylie Hubbard's "Bad on Fords and Chevrolets" with the assistance of Dunn, spending time to wind down before he protests that he's "Not Going Down." This is all high-octane rock & roll, the good old-fashioned kind they made in the days before MTV, the kind that isn't diluted by the sweet Caribbean breeze that blows in toward the end of the record, when a too-slow take on "Margaritaville" and the Wilson duet "All We Need Is an Island" surface. It's not going to change anybody's mind about Hagar, but if Sammy has ever soundtracked your parties -- or if you've ever thought of Cabo Wabo as a vacation destination -- Sammy Hagar & Friends will feel as comfortable as an old pair of flip-flops. [A Deluxe CD/DVD version was also released.]

Product Details

Release Date: 09/24/2013
Label: Frontiers Records
UPC: 8024391061640
catalogNumber: 106164

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sammy Hagar   Primary Artist,Acoustic Guitar,Vocals,Background Vocals,Lap Steel Guitar,Soloist
Taj Mahal   Vocals
Mickey Hart   Drums
Joe Satriani   Guitar,Background Vocals,Soloist
Neal Schon   Guitar
Kid Rock   Vocals,Background Vocals
Bill Kirchen   Guitar
Toby Keith   Vocals
Denny Carmassi   Percussion,Drums,Background Vocals
Bill Church   Bass
John Cuniberti   Percussion,Background Vocals
Ruth Davies   Upright Bass
James DePrato   Mandolin
Ronnie Dunn   Vocals,Background Vocals
Sandy Griffith   Background Vocals
David Lauser   Drums
Claytoven Richardson   Background Vocals
Chad Smith   Drums
Austin DeLone   Piano,Accordion,Electric Piano
Paul Revelli   Drums
Dave Zirbel   Acoustic Guitar,Pedal Steel Guitar,Electric Guitar,Lap Steel Guitar
Nancy Wilson   Background Vocals
Michael Anthony   Bass
Mona Gnader   Bass,Background Vocals
Omega Rae   Background Vocals
Aaron Hagar   Background Vocals
Susie Davis   Organ
Karl Perazza   Percussion
Erica Cuniberti   Background Vocals
Caroline De Lone   Background Vocals
Andre Thiery   Accordion
Vic Johnson   Guitar,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Jimmy Buffett   Composer
Sammy Hagar   Composer,Producer
Ronnie Montrose   Composer
Don Nix   Composer
Ray Wylie Hubbard   Composer
John Cuniberti   Producer,Engineer
Ronnie Dunn   Composer
Mike Fraser   Producer,Engineer
Martin Gore   Composer
Dennis Hill   Composer
Mills Logan   Vocal Engineer
Bob Seger   Composer
Todd Gallopo   Art Direction
Kevin Baldes   Composer
Kyle Homme   Composer
Jesse Nichols   Engineer
Jay Buchanan   Composer
Randee St. Nicholas   Cover Photo
Ben Yonas   Drum Engineering
Peter A. Barker   Vocal Engineer
Matt Coles   Engineer
Alan Sutton   Vocal Engineer
Ken Livingston   Composer
Hannah Hampf   Publicity
Stephen Garvy   Composer

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