The Best of Sammy Hagar (1992 album)

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The Best Of Sammy Hagar
Compilation album by Sammy Hagar
Released November 16, 1992
Recorded 1976–1980
Genre Rock
Length 52:01
Label Capitol
Sammy Hagar chronology
Red Hot!
(1989)
The Best Of Sammy Hagar
(1992)
Turn Up The Music!
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Best of Sammy Hagar is a Sammy Hagar compilation album.

Song information[edit]

This compilation marks the first CD release of Sammy's 1979 cover of Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay". That recording was released as a single and not included on Sammy's 1980 follow up album Danger Zone. Producer John Carter had the track recorded in May 1979 with guitarist Steve Cropper, bassist Leland Sklar, and drummer Alvin Taylor. Later, he added Sammy's vocals with background harmonies by three then-members of Boston, with whom Sammy had just toured.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Red" (John Carter/Sammy Hagar) - 4:57
  2. "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" (Steve Cropper/Otis Redding) - 3:02
  3. "I've Done Everything for You" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:25
  4. "Rock 'N' Roll Weekend" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:43
  5. "Cruisin' & Boozin'" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:07
  6. "Turn Up the Music" (John Carter/Sammy Hagar) - 5:46
  7. "Reckless" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:34
  8. "Trans Am (Highway Wonderland)" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:31
  9. "Love or Money" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:57
  10. "This Planet's on Fire (Burn in Hell)" (Sammy Hagar) - 4:36
  11. "Plain Jane" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:48
  12. "Bad Reputation" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:32
  13. "Bad Motor Scooter" (Sammy Hagar) - 7:07
  14. "You Make Me Crazy" (Sammy Hagar) - 2:45

External links[edit]

Lyrics from Sammy's official site. link

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Liner notes. Hagar, Sammy, The Best Of Sammy Hagar, 1992. (Capitol CDP 0777 7 80262 2 8)