Three Lock Box

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Three Lock Box
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ReleasedNovember 30, 1982
Label Geffen
Producer Keith Olsen
Sammy Hagar chronology
Standing Hampton
Three Lock Box
Live 1980

Three Lock Box is the seventh studio album by Sammy Hagar, released on November 30, 1982 by Geffen Records. This album has appearances by Loverboy's Mike Reno, Journey's Jonathan Cain and Mr. Mister's Richard Page. His only top 20 solo hit, "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy", reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1983 and #3 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock songs chart. [1]

Sammy Hagar American musician

Samuel Roy Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, musician and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He then launched a successful solo career, scoring an enduring hit in 1984 with "I Can't Drive 55". He enjoyed commercial success when he replaced David Lee Roth as the lead singer of Van Halen in 1985, but left in 1996. He returned to the band for a two-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. His musical style primarily consists of hard rock and heavy metal.

Geffen Records is an American record label, established by David Geffen and owned by Universal Music Group through its Interscope Geffen A&M Records imprint.

Loverboy Canadian rock group

Loverboy is a Canadian rock band formed in 1979 in Calgary, Alberta. Loverboy's hit singles, particularly "Turn Me Loose" and "Working for the Weekend", have become arena rock staples and are still heard on many classic rock and classic hits radio stations across Canada and the United States. The band is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.


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Track listing

  1. "Three Lock Box" (Sammy Hagar) - 3:22
  2. "Remote Love" (Hagar) - 3:54
  3. "Remember the Heroes" (Jonathan Cain, Hagar) - 5:58
  4. "Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy" (Hagar) - 3:30
  5. "In the Room" (Hagar) - 3:42
  6. "Rise of the Animal" (Hagar) - 5:30
  7. "I Wouldn't Change a Thing" (Hagar) - 3:19
  8. "Growing Up" (Hagar) - 3:16
  9. "Never Give Up" (Keith Olsen, Alan Pasqua) - 3:14
  10. "I Don't Need Love" (Bill Church, Hagar, David Lauser, Gary Pihl) - 3:08



Guitar Fretted string instrument

The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings. It is typically played with both hands by strumming or plucking the strings with either a guitar pick or the finger(s)/fingernails of one hand, while simultaneously fretting with the fingers of the other hand. The sound of the vibrating strings is projected either acoustically, by means of the hollow chamber of the guitar, or through an electrical amplifier and a speaker.

William "Bill" Church is an American bass guitarist, who started out playing bass in a band called Sawbuck in 1969, with Mojo Collins, Starr Donaldson, Ronnie Montrose and Chuck Ruff. As the band was beginning to record their first album, Montrose and Church left Sawbuck to join Van Morrison on his Tupelo Honey album. When Montrose rejoined Ruff to record Edgar Winter Group's smash They Only Come Out at Night, Church remained with Morrison and appeared on the Saint Dominic's Preview LP. When Montrose left Winter to form his own hard rock outfit, Montrose, Church was recruited along with singer Sammy Hagar and drummer Denny Carmassi. Church was replaced on the second Montrose album Paper Money by Alan Fitzgerald.

The bass guitar is a plucked string instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric or an acoustic guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and typically four to six strings or courses. Since the 1960s, the bass guitar has largely replaced the double bass in popular music.


Jonathan Cain American musician

Jonathan Cain is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known for his work with The Babys, Journey, and Bad English. Cain was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Journey on April 7, 2017.

Mike Reno Canadian singer

Mike Reno is a Canadian musician, singer and the lead singer of the rock band Loverboy. He is reported to have taught himself how to play guitar. He fronted other bands, including Moxy, before helping form Loverboy. Reno also sang for the Canadian band Hammersmith in 1976.

Additional personnel

Alan Pasqua is an American jazz pianist, educator, and composer. He co-composed the CBS Evening News theme. He has also had an extensive career in pop and rock music, most notably as a founding member, keyboardist, and songwriter of the 1980s hard rock band Giant. He studied at Indiana University and the New England Conservatory of Music. His album Standards with drummer Peter Erskine was nominated for a Grammy Award. As a session musician, he has toured and recorded with Bob Dylan, Cher, Michael Bublé, Eddie Money, Allan Holdsworth, Joe Walsh, Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield, Juice Newton, Prism, and Santana.

Richard Page (musician) American musician

Richard Page is an American musician who is best known as the lead singer and bassist of 1980s band Mr. Mister. The band's hits include Broken Wings and Kyrie. Since the early 1980s, he has also been renowned background singer for many artists and bands, and a solo artist since 1996. He also wrote songs for popular artists such as Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Dionne Warwick, and Josh Groban, among others.

Tom Kelly (musician) American musician

Thomas F. 'Tom' Kelly is an American musician, best known for his songwriting partnership with Billy Steinberg. Steinberg and Kelly co-wrote numerous hit songs for popular music artists, including five number-one singles on the Billboard Top 100 chart in the 1980s.



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  1. "Billboard Magazine" (PDF). Jan 15, 1983: 18. Retrieved 14 December 2016.Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. Hagar, Sammy. Rockline. April 14, 1994