VOA (album)

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VOA
Studio album by Sammy Hagar
Released July 23, 1984
Recorded Spring-Summer 1984
Genre Hard rock
Length 36:24
Label Geffen
Producer Ted Templeman
Sammy Hagar chronology
Live 1980
(1983)
VOA
(1984)
I Never Said Goodbye
(1987)

VOA is the last solo album released by Sammy Hagar before he joined Van Halen. At around the same time, the guitarist Gary Pihl joined Boston. The title is a reference to the Voice of America broadcast network.

Song information[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars link

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Can't Drive 55" (Sammy Hagar) - 4:12
  2. "Swept Away" (Hagar) - 5:36
  3. "Rock Is in My Blood" (Hagar) - 4:29
  4. "Two Sides of Love" (Hagar) - 3:41
  5. "Dick in the Dirt" (Hagar) - 4:19
  6. "VOA" (Hagar) - 4:29
  7. "Don't Make Me Wait" (Hagar/Jesse Harms) - 4:06
  8. "Burnin' Down the City" (Hagar) - 5:32

Personnel[edit]

Other personnel[edit]

  • Ted Templeman: producer
  • Jeff Hendrickson: engineer
  • Tom Size: assistant engineer
  • Gary Rindfuss: assistant engineer
  • Eric Mohler: assistant engineer
  • Terry Christian: assistant engineer

Singles[edit]

  • "I Can't Drive 55" b/w "Burnin' Down The City" - US (Geffen 7-29173)
  • "I Can't Drive 55" b/w "I Can't Drive 55" - US (Geffen 7-29176)
  • "I Can't Drive 55" b/w "I Can't Drive 55" - US (Geffen PRO-A-2174)
  • "I Can't Drive 55" b/w "Dick In The Dirt" - Germany (Geffen A 4959)
  • "Two Sides Of Love" b/w "Burnin' Down The City" - US (Geffen 29246-7)
  • "Two Sides Of Love" b/w "Two Sides Of Love" - US (Geffen PRO-A-2156)
  • "Two Sides Of Love" b/w "Burnin' Down The City" - Japan (Geffen 07SP 833)
  • "VOA" b/w "VOA" - US (Geffen PRO-A-2213)
  • "Swept Away" b/w "Swept Away" - US (Geffen PRO-A-2282)

Charts[edit]

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1984 I Can't Drive 55 Mainstream Rock 9
1984 I Can't Drive 55 Billboard Hot 100 26
1984 Two Sides of Love Mainstream Rock 27
1984 Two Sides of Love Billboard Hot 100 38

Versions[edit]

  • Geffen Records (US LP): GHS 24043
  • Geffen Records (Japan LP): 28AP 2899
  • Geffen Records (Holland LP): GEF 26054
  • High Stereo Light Records (Korean LP): 119
  • Geffen Records (US CD): 24043-2
  • MCA Victor (Japan CD): MVCG-21006

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