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Did you know that Sammy Hagar just celebrated his 70th birthday? How much do you know about him and his works since his days in the Montrose rock band? Find out this and much more on his life below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who did Sammy Hagar replace in the rock group Van Halen?

    • A.

      Eddie Van Halen

    • B.

      Michael Anthony

    • C.

      Alex Van Halen

    • D.

      David Lee Roth

    Correct Answer
    D. David Lee Roth
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar replaced David Lee Roth in the rock group Van Halen. This change occurred in 1985 when Roth left the band due to creative differences. Hagar, a successful solo artist at the time, was chosen as the new lead vocalist. Hagar's addition brought a different sound and style to the band, resulting in a successful period for Van Halen with hits like "Jump" and "Why Can't This Be Love."

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  • 2. 

    What is Sammy Hagar's nickname?

    • A.

      The Rock and Roller

    • B.

      The Rad Rocker

    • C.

      The Red Rocket

    • D.

      The Red Rocker

    Correct Answer
    D. The Red Rocker
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar's nickname is "The Red Rocker" because he is known for his fiery red hair and his rock music career. This nickname has become synonymous with him and is often used to refer to him in the music industry.

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  • 3. 

    What are Sammy Hagar fans called?

    • A.

      Hagarheads

    • B.

      Redheads

    • C.

      Deadheads

    • D.

      Sam Fans

    Correct Answer
    B. Redheads
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar fans are called "Redheads" because Hagar is known for his distinctive red hair. This nickname has been adopted by his fans as a way to identify themselves and show their support for the musician.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of Sammy Hagar's tequila?

    • A.

      Cabo Wabo Tequila

    • B.

      Sammy's Red Rockin' Tequila

    • C.

      Hagar's Horrible

    • D.

      Red Rocker Tequila

    Correct Answer
    A. Cabo Wabo Tequila
    Explanation
    Cabo Wabo Tequila is the correct answer because it is the actual name of Sammy Hagar's tequila brand. Sammy Hagar, the former lead vocalist of Van Halen, founded Cabo Wabo Tequila in 1996. The brand has gained popularity and is known for its high-quality tequila, which is made from 100% blue agave. Cabo Wabo Tequila offers a range of products, including blanco, reposado, and añejo tequilas, and has become a favorite among tequila enthusiasts.

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  • 5. 

    Where is Sammy Hagar's nightclub, Cabo Wabo, located?

    • A.

      Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    • B.

      Los Angeles, California

    • C.

      Cabo Wabo, California

    • D.

      Wabo San Lucas, Mexico

    Correct Answer
    A. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
    Explanation
    Cabo Wabo is located in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

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  • 6. 

    Which member of Van Halen joined Sammy Hagar on his tour with the Waboritas?

    • A.

      Gary Cherone

    • B.

      Michael Anthony

    • C.

      Alex Van Halen

    • D.

      Eddie Van Halen

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Anthony
    Explanation
    Michael Anthony is the correct answer because he was a member of Van Halen and joined Sammy Hagar on his tour with the Waboritas.

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  • 7. 

    What do the letters in the Sammy Hagar album title "VOA" mean?

    • A.

      Voice Of America

    • B.

      Victory Of America

    • C.

      Very Often American

    • D.

      Vacation On Acid

    Correct Answer
    A. Voice Of America
    Explanation
    The letters in the Sammy Hagar album title "VOA" stand for Voice Of America. This suggests that the album is likely to contain songs or themes related to American culture or society, or perhaps songs with a patriotic or political message.

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  • 8. 

    What's on the cover of Sammy Hagar's album "The Red Album"?

    • A.

      Sammy Getting Out Of A Car

    • B.

      A Communist Flag

    • C.

      Sammy Covered In Blood

    • D.

      Sammy Looking Angry

    Correct Answer
    A. Sammy Getting Out Of A Car
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sammy Getting Out Of A Car. This suggests that the cover of Sammy Hagar's album "The Red Album" features an image of Sammy Hagar getting out of a car.

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  • 9. 

    In the Sammy Hagar song "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy" what's "on the vine"?

    • A.

      Juicy Juicy Grapes

    • B.

      Hot Sweet Cherries

    • C.

      Big Ripe Tomatoes

    • D.

      Leafy Kudzu

    Correct Answer
    B. Hot Sweet Cherries
    Explanation
    In the Sammy Hagar song "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy," the line "on the vine" refers to "Hot Sweet Cherries." This means that the love being described in the song is intense and passionate, just like the flavor of hot sweet cherries. The phrase "on the vine" suggests that the love is fresh and natural, like cherries that are still attached to the plant. This choice effectively captures the essence of the song and the emotions it conveys.

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  • 10. 

    What band was Sammy Hagar's Planet Us bandmate Neal Schon from?

    • A.

      Montrose

    • B.

      Journey

    • C.

      Twisted Sister

    • D.

      Deep Purple

    Correct Answer
    B. Journey
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar's Planet Us bandmate Neal Schon was from the band Journey. Journey is a well-known American rock band that was formed in 1973. Neal Schon is a guitarist and founding member of Journey, known for his exceptional guitar skills and contributions to the band's success. Journey has produced several hit songs and albums, making them one of the most influential rock bands of all time.

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  • 11. 

    What member of Sammy Hagar's H.S.A.S. was Santana's drummer?

    • A.

      Michael Shrieve

    • B.

      Neal Schon

    • C.

      Kenny Aaronson

    • D.

      Alex Van Halen

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Shrieve
    Explanation
    Michael Shrieve was the drummer for Santana and was also a member of Sammy Hagar's H.S.A.S. Therefore, it can be inferred that Michael Shrieve was Santana's drummer in H.S.A.S.

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  • 12. 

    Which Van Halen song (pre-Sammy Haggar) doesn't contain Eddie Van Halen's licks?

    • A.

      Aint Talkin Bout Love

    • B.

      Summer Nights

    • C.

      Ice Cream Man

    • D.

      Poundcake

    Correct Answer
    C. Ice Cream Man
    Explanation
    The song "Ice Cream Man" by Van Halen (pre-Sammy Haggar) doesn't contain Eddie Van Halen's licks. This means that Eddie Van Halen, the guitarist of the band, did not contribute his signature guitar solos or riffs to this particular song.

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  • 13. 

    In what year did Sammy Hagar join the band Van Halen?

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1992

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    B. 1985
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar joined the band Van Halen in 1985. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 14. 

    What career did Sammy Hagar give up to pursue music?

    • A.

      Teaching

    • B.

      Sales

    • C.

      Journalism

    • D.

      Boxing

    Correct Answer
    D. Boxing
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar gave up a career in boxing to pursue music.

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  • 15. 

    Who called Sammy Hagar to dismiss him from Van Halen?

    • A.

      Alex Van Halen

    • B.

      Eddie Van Halen

    • C.

      Michael Anthony

    • D.

      David Lee Roth

    Correct Answer
    B. Eddie Van Halen
    Explanation
    Eddie Van Halen called Sammy Hagar to dismiss him from Van Halen.

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  • 16. 

    What did Sammy Hagar do before entering into music?

    • A.

      He Was An Aspiring Opera Singer

    • B.

      He Was An Aspiring Communist

    • C.

      He Was An Aspiring Boxer

    • D.

      He Was An Aspiring Olympic Swimmer

    Correct Answer
    C. He Was An Aspiring Boxer
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar was an aspiring boxer before entering into music. This suggests that he had an interest in boxing and possibly pursued it as a career option before eventually transitioning into the music industry.

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  • 17. 

    What did the Kentucky Governor do to Sammy Hagar in 2002?

    • A.

      Made Him A Kentucky Colonel

    • B.

      Pardoned Him

    • C.

      Threw Him In Jail

    • D.

      Gave Him A Key To The State

    Correct Answer
    A. Made Him A Kentucky Colonel
    Explanation
    In 2002, the Kentucky Governor honored Sammy Hagar by making him a Kentucky Colonel. This is a prestigious title bestowed upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the state or have achieved notable success in their respective fields. By granting Hagar this title, the Governor recognized his accomplishments and contributions, symbolizing his admiration and appreciation for the musician.

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  • 18. 

    Where does the singer sign his named in the Sammy Hagar song "I Can't Drive 55"?

    • A.

      On The Line Before

    • B.

      On One Hundred And Four

    • C.

      One Number One Four

    • D.

      On Number 24

    Correct Answer
    D. On Number 24
    Explanation
    In the Sammy Hagar song "I Can't Drive 55," the singer signs his name on number 24.

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  • 19. 

    In the Sammy Hagar song "Heavy Metal" what is she riding on?

    • A.

      The Razor's Edge

    • B.

      A Motorcyle

    • C.

      The Tube Steak

    • D.

      A Highway To Hell

    Correct Answer
    A. The Razor's Edge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Razor's Edge." In the Sammy Hagar song "Heavy Metal," the lyrics mention riding on "The Razor's Edge." This suggests that the song is referring to a metaphorical journey or experience that is intense and dangerous, similar to riding on a sharp edge. The other options, such as a motorcycle, the Tube Steak, or a Highway to Hell, are not mentioned in the song and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    What did Sammy Hagar's band "H.S.A.S." stand for?

    • A.

      Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve

    • B.

      Harold Sammy Anthony Stan

    • C.

      Hot Shots And Stops

    • D.

      Hagar Stands Against Stupidity

    Correct Answer
    A. Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hagar Schon Aaronson Shrieve. H.S.A.S. was the acronym for Sammy Hagar's band, which consisted of himself (Hagar), Neal Schon, Kenny Aaronson, and Michael Shrieve.

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  • 21. 

    Which members of Journey joined Sammy Hagar in a band called "Planet Us"?

    • A.

      Prairie Prince and Neal Schon

    • B.

      Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo

    • C.

      Ross Valory and Gregg Rolie

    • D.

      Steve Augeri and Jonathan Cain

    Correct Answer
    B. Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo
    Explanation
    Neal Schon and Deen Castronovo were members of Journey who joined Sammy Hagar in a band called "Planet Us".

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  • 22. 

    What is Sammy Hagar doing on the cover of his "VOA" album?

    • A.

      Eating An Apple Pie

    • B.

      Parachuting To The White House

    • C.

      Fighting Communism

    • D.

      Playing Baseball

    Correct Answer
    B. Parachuting To The White House
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar is depicted parachuting to the White House on the cover of his "VOA" album. This suggests that he is making a grand entrance or statement by literally dropping into the White House, symbolizing his ambition and desire for attention. It could also imply a sense of rebellion or defiance, as parachuting to a prominent political institution like the White House is unconventional and unexpected. Overall, the image captures Hagar's bold and adventurous spirit.

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  • 23. 

    Where is Sammy Hagar standing on the cover of his 1994 album "Unboxed"?

    • A.

      In Front Of The White House

    • B.

      In A Street

    • C.

      In A Box

    • D.

      On A Boat

    Correct Answer
    C. In A Box
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar is standing on the cover of his 1994 album "Unboxed" in a box. This suggests that the album is a collection of songs or a compilation, which is often referred to as being "unboxed" or outside of the traditional album format. The image of Hagar in a box could also symbolize confinement or being restricted, possibly hinting at the artist's desire to break free from conventional expectations in his music.

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  • 24. 

    How cold is it in the Sammy Hagar song "Baby's On Fire"?

    • A.

      It's Thirty-Two Degrees

    • B.

      It's Fifty-Five

    • C.

      It's One Hundred And Six

    • D.

      It's Five Below

    Correct Answer
    D. It's Five Below
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's Five Below." This suggests that the temperature in the Sammy Hagar song "Baby's On Fire" is extremely cold, reaching five degrees below zero.

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  • 25. 

    What Sammy Hagar album contains the songs "Give to Live" and "Privacy"?

    • A.

      Three Lock Box

    • B.

      Danger Zone

    • C.

      I Never Said Goodbye

    • D.

      VOA

    Correct Answer
    C. I Never Said Goodbye
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I Never Said Goodbye." This album by Sammy Hagar includes the songs "Give to Live" and "Privacy."

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  • 26. 

    What Sammy Hagar album featured Sammy inside a pair of lips on the cover?

    • A.

      Musical Chairs

    • B.

      VOA

    • C.

      Live 1980

    • D.

      Three Lock Box

    Correct Answer
    D. Three Lock Box
    Explanation
    The album "Three Lock Box" by Sammy Hagar featured Sammy inside a pair of lips on the cover. This album was released in 1982 and was Hagar's fifth solo studio album. The cover art depicted Hagar's face inside a pair of red lips, which became an iconic image associated with the album. The album was well-received by fans and critics alike and featured hit songs such as "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy" and the title track "Three Lock Box".

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  • 27. 

    What Sean Penn movie did Sammy Hagar write the title song for?

    • A.

      Fast Times At Ridgemont High

    • B.

      The Falcon And The Snowman

    • C.

      At Close Range

    • D.

      Shanghai Surprise

    Correct Answer
    A. Fast Times At Ridgemont High
    Explanation
    Sammy Hagar wrote the title song for the movie "Fast Times At Ridgemont High."

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