Sammy Hagar

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Samuel Roy "SammyHagar (born October 13, 1947), also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and musician. 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 huge 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 2 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.

Outside of music, he founded the Cabo Wabo Tequila brand and restaurant chain, as well as Sammy's Beach Bar Rum. His present musical project is lead singer of Chickenfoot.

 

Top Rated Albums

All Night Long
Live Album - 1978

 

Nine on a Ten Scale
Studio Album - 1976

 

Musical Chairs
Studio Album - 1977

 

Red Hot!
Compilation - 1989

 

Marching to Mars
Studio Album - 1997

 

Standing Hampton
Studio Album - 1981

 

Greatest Hits Live!
Compilation - 2003

 

Live 1980
Studio Album - 1983

 

Unboxed
Compilation - 1994

 

The Anthology
Compilation - 1994

 

Livin' It Up!
Studio Album - 2006

 

Danger Zone
Studio Album - 1980

 

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Birth Name

Samuel Roy Hagar

Instruments

Vocals, guitar

Origin

United States

Years active

1967–present

Date Born

Monday, October 13, 1947

City Born

Salinas, California, US

Age

71

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