Central New York’s Greatest Hit Maker Decision 2012- Van Halen vs Don Henley 10/19
17 days and counting until Election Days 2012. Have you decided which candidate you plan on voting for? If not take a minute and vote on the music and that’ll help some.
Oldiez 96.1 wants to know who’s the biggest hit maker of all time. Who should be the next President of Oldiez 96.1? Here’s today’s (10/19) candidates.
Should our next President of Oldiez 96.1 come from the 1980′s Rock Party?
Our two candidates today in our Primary vote are the following:
Van Halen was formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. Its 1978 debut album, Van Halen—featuring guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Van Halen is the 19th best-selling band/artist in United States history, with sales of over 56 million albums in the U.S. and over 86 million albums worldwide. Van Halen is one of only five rock bands that have had two albums sell more than 10 million copies in the U.S. Additionally, Van Halen has had the most #1 hits in the history of Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart
Don Henley is probably best known as a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career. Henley was the drummer and lead vocalist for the Eagles from 1971–1980, when the band broke up. After the Eagles broke up in 1980, Henley pursued a solo career and released his debut album in 1982. He has released four studio albums, two compilation albums, and one live DVD. His solo hits include “Dirty Laundry”, “The Boys of Summer”, “All She Wants to Do Is Dance”, “The Heart of the Matter”, “The Last Worthless Evening”, “Sunset Grill”, “Not Enough Love in the World”, “New York Minute” and “The End of the Innocence”. Henley has also played a founding role in several environmental and political causes, most notably the Walden Woods Project.