Today marks Van Halen vocalist, high kicker, and all around legend David Lee Roth's 63rd birthday. One night while lost deep in the vast black hole known as YouTube, I found a recording of Diamond Dave's isolated vocals on their 1978 masterpiece, "Runnin' With The Devil." Roth's vocals sound the epitome of early 80's excess - it's loud, it's big, and is the audio equivalent of a giant plate of cocaine.
Listen below and wait for the slide whistle at the 2:00min mark. It's incredible.
Bonus isolated vocals of "Panama" and "Dance The Night Away"
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