Sammy Hagar

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Cousin of Ken Tamplin

His more recent releases such as 2003's "Live Hallelujah!" and 2006's "Livin' It Up" are released as the band "Sammy Hagar and The Wabo's". Please do not try to add them here.

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Legal name: Samuel Roy Hagar


Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar (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.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1977 Sammy Hagar 1
1981 Standing Hampton 4
1982 Three Lock Box 5 2
1984 VOA 1
1987 I Never Said Goodbye 4
1987 Rematch and More 5 1
1992 Street Machine 2
1995 Danger Zone 1
1996 Nine on a Ten Scale 1
1996 Musical Chairs 3
1997 Marching to Mars 3
2000 Ten 13 2
2008 Cosmic Universal Fashion 1
2013 Sammy Hagar & Friends 2
Classic Masters 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1994 Unboxed 1
1994 The Anthology 1
2004 The Essential Red Collection 1
36 All-time Greatest Hits 1
The Best of Sammy Hagar 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
1980 Loud and Clear 3
All Night Long 1
Red Hot 1


Year Title RatingReleases
Mas Tequila 1

Unspecified type

Year Title RatingReleases
Masters of Rock 1

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