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Hard and Heavy
     

Hard and Heavy

 
In any genre, fans divide themselves between purveyors of popular and "authentic" strands of the music. Popular heavy metal lovers will love Hard and Heavy, a collection of 18 radio favorites, mostly from the '80s. The collection features Sammy Hagar, David Lee Roth, and a number of others who, if they never quite managed to make

Overview

In any genre, fans divide themselves between purveyors of popular and "authentic" strands of the music. Popular heavy metal lovers will love Hard and Heavy, a collection of 18 radio favorites, mostly from the '80s. The collection features Sammy Hagar, David Lee Roth, and a number of others who, if they never quite managed to make heavy metal a household word, at least spread the hard rock gospel to American youth. And after all, who can resist the guitar crunch of Poison's "Talk Dirty to Me" or Warrant's "Cherry Pie"? Or Top Ten favorites like Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" and Quiet Riot's "Cum on Feel the Noize"? For the pure of heart, Judas Priest's "Living After Midnight," one of two tracks on the collection not to chart, will be the only cut to make the grade. Still, even purists will be surprised that they remembers cuts like Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It" and Roth's "Yankee Rose." Both sides of the aisle will also find a couple of less familiar cuts -- "Midnight Maniac" by Krokus and "Summertime Girls" by Y & T -- that only did moderately well on the charts. Wherever one stands on the heavy metal musical divide, Hard and Heavy serves as a fine and fun time capsule of the '80s.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/27/2004
Label:
Time Life Records
UPC:
0610583101423
catalogNumber:
18968

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Technical Credits

Sammy Hagar   Composer
Ian Hunter   Composer
David Lee Roth   Composer
Steve Vai   Composer
John Palumbo   Composer
Steve Plunkett   Composer
Bernie Marsden   Composer
Billy Altman   Liner Notes
Joey Alves   Composer
Vito Bratta   Composer
David Coverdale   Composer
Robbin Crosby   Composer
Jerry Dixon   Composer
K.K. Downing   Composer
Rob Halford   Composer
Leonard Haze   Composer
Noddy Holder   Composer
Steven Isham   Composer
Phil Kennemore   Composer
Jani Lane   Composer
Jim Lea   Composer
Stephen Lynch   Composer
Klaus Meine   Composer
Dave Meniketti   Composer
Bret Michaels   Composer
Stephen Pearcy   Composer
Donnie Purnell   Composer
Randy Rand   Composer
Keni Richards   Composer
Dee Snider   Composer
Greg Steele   Composer
Dana Strum   Composer
Glenn Tipton   Composer
Mike Tramp   Composer
Bobby Dall   Composer
C.C. DeVille   Composer
Rikki Rockett   Composer
Taime Downe   Composer
Mark Slaughter   Composer
Erik Turner   Composer
Robert Hull   Producer
Suzanne Manlove   Creative Services Director
Lynne O'Connor   Editorial Research
Garry Newman   Product Development
Rudolf Schenker   Composer

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