People: Jul. 1, 1985

Kids sometimes hold their noses and try to count to 100. But this was the big time. "We were holding our breath until we sold the first million," confesses David Lee Roth, who released his first solo album, Crazy from the Heat, in the dead of last winter. Record buyers warmed to California Girls, one of the album's singles; another, Just a Gigolo/ I Ain't Got Nobody, is still on the charts. Roth's rock roll has music gossips asking whether the flamboyant singer will ever return to Van Halen, the group where he started. His response: "I asked (Van Halen), 'How...

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