Sammy Hagar

Sammy Hagar

 

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Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947),[1] also known as The Red Rocker,[2] is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He afterwards launched a successful solo career, scoring an enduring hit in 1984 with "I Can't Drive 55". He enjoyed commercial success when he replaced David Lee Roth as the lead singer of Van Halen in 1985, but left the band in 1996. He returned to the band for a two-year reunion from 2003 to 2005. On March 12, 2007, Hagar was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. His musical style primarily consists of hard rock and heavy metal.[3][4][5][6]

Also a businessman, he founded the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain, as well as Sammy's Beach Bar Rum.[7] His current musical projects include being the lead singer of Chickenfoot and The Circle.

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Santa's Going South for Christmas
Song
Santa's Going South for Christmas is a song by musical artist Sammy Hagar, released on November 24, 2017.
This Is Sammy Hagar: When the Party Started, Vol.1
Album
This Is Sammy Hagar: When the Party Started, Vol.1 is an album by musical artist Sammy Hagar, released on March 31, 2017.
 
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I've Done Everything for You
 
"I've Done Everything for You" is a 1978 song written and sung by American rock musician Sammy Hagar and covered by Australian singer Rick Springfield whose version became a Top 10 hit in the United States in 1981.

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Popular Albums40

Album Appearances & References21

Popular Songs9

Song Appearances & References18

Live Album Appearances & References3

Musical Groups3

Minor Film Appearances & References5

TV Shows3

Collaborators & Influencers12

Other Music-Related Relationships22

Personal & Professional Relationships6

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Videos24

Spotify - Albums & Singles50

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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News Articles7

Sammy Hagar to co-host 2018 Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert with Bob Weir
  –  March 27, 2018
Sammy Hagar will once again serve as co-host of the annual Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert, which he co-founded with Metallica‘s James Hetfield in 2014. Joining the Red Rocker to emcee this year’s event will be another Bay Area music legend ...
SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By BOB WEIR, All Three CHICKENFOOT Bandmates At This Year's 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Event
  –  March 27, 2018
Bay area music legends Sammy Hagar and Bob Weir are joining forces for the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. "Acoustic-4-A-Cure V" will be a special 75th birthday celebration for blues icon Taj ...
Sammy Hagar Inducted Into Bammies Walk Of Fame
  –  March 26, 2018
(hennemusic) Sammy Hagar was inducted into the Bammies Walk Of Fame in San Francisco, CA during a March 23 ceremony, and video from the event is streaming online. Named after the former Bay Area Music Awards presented by BAM magazine, the honor of a plaque ...
Motley Crue’s ‘The Dirt’ Film Casts Its Doc McGhee, Plus News on Metallica, Sammy Hagar + More
  –  March 25, 2018
Congrats to Sammy Hagar, whose latest accolade is a plaque on the Bammies Walk of Fame in San Francisco. The Bammies are the Bay Area music scene equivalent of the Grammys. Watch an ABC 7 News feature on the honor here.
Sammy Hagar Inducted Into San Francisco’s Bammies Walk Of Fame
  –  March 25, 2018
Legendary rocker Sammy Hagar has been honored with a plaque on the Bammies Walk ... There was (and still is) something about the music scene that is not the middle-of-the-road, commercial path. That is the road I am still on. I like where it’s taken ...
Sammy Hagar to co-host 2018 Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert with Bob Weir
  –  March 27, 2018
Joining the Red Rocker to emcee this year’s event will be another Bay Area music legend, The Grateful Dead‘s Bob Weir. The fifth annual Acoustic-4-a-Cure show is scheduled for May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. In addition to its stated purpose ...
Sammy Hagar Inducted Into Bammies Walk Of Fame
  –  March 26, 2018
John Lee Hooker and music promoter Bill Graham. "Nothing is as gratifying as when your hometown, your home area, honors you," says the Red Rocker. "It's where you want it the most. I mean, I will be down here looking at my plaque, believe me." Alco ...

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