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Eddie Van Halen Dead at 65!

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Eddie Van Halen, Guitar Hero, Dies At 65

"Eddie Van Halen, the guitarist and songwriter who helped give the rock band Van Halen its name and sound, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 65."

His music is a little too hard of rock for my taste but it's undeniable he was tremendously talented guitarist. My wife and I were in the car and she was reading a news bulletin on her iPad about his death.  I didn't realize that he is a classically trained pianist.  Interesting guy.


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I still remember the first time I heard Eruption, it was like nothing that ever came before. I was lucky to see Van Halen in concert and he put on a terrific show. 

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R.I.P.  Eddie Van Halen............ a musician ahead of his time. One of many talents that pushed the outside of the envelope of rock music. This level of talent only come along in any discipline rarely!  Your music will live on forever!


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RIP Eddie Van Halen.... outstanding musician and performer. His playing inspired many to pick up a guitar. 


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