A shout-out to Geoff at 1001albums for the inspiration.
RECORD STORE TALES MkII: Getting More Tale
#381: There’s Only One Way to Rock
Back in 1981, the philosopher Samuel Roy Hagar announced that there is “only one way to rock”. He made his case on the song “There’s Only One Way to Rock” from Standing Hampton, a song that he later performed in Van Halen. An except of Sammy’s argument is below:
But there’s only one way
There’s only one way to rock, yeah
While Hagar is normally quite convincing, I have to disagree with him on this matter. In fact I was able to think of at least five ways to rock while on my lunch break. I am sure you can think of many more. How many ways to rock are there? Here are five of my personal favourites!