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Stephen Hope
March 21, 2011
Colchester, CT
August 30

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Mar 21, 2011
That's why he's the man..

It was early 1987...I had just come back from a field trip and we had a dance at school that night. I was walking home from the bus stop and as I walked up to my house (my brother had put his stereo speakers in his bedroom windows so he and his buddies could listen to some tunes while throwing a ball around), I heard the DJ on the radio say "OK, here's the new Van Halen song...it ain't Dave, but I'll let you judge for yourself." And it started with the thumping bass line from "Why Can't This Be Love." My brother and his friends started to boo and say it sucked. I kept listening...

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