Rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at age 65

CEO of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Greg Harris weighs in on the recent death of legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen.

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    1. Year have nothing to do, there’s no perfect year. Every year in the Earth die some nice celebrity die.

    1. Imagine being a child on Father and son day … one kid says … this is my father … he’s a doctor …another says his dad is a welder …

      Then Wolfgangs turn … “my dad is … Eddie Van Halen .. he revolutionalized the way EVERYBODY plays guitar”…

  1. So sad to hear of Eddie Van Halen’s passing. Loved the band as a kid and still do to this day. R.I.P. Eddie.

  2. Truly sad day to lose this great innovator of the guitar. His legacy will continue to inspire many to come.

  3. RIP Loved the music, saw him live, and was inspired to play guitar. Cradle will rock was the start of that experience

  4. I remember Van Halen playing on the radio when I was in the Navy in the late 1970s. It all seems like yesterday. Where does the time go? RIP Eddie.πŸ™βœοΈ

  5. 2020 sux. Someone should invent a time machine. Take me back to the 70’s…, non disco 70’s.

  6. Feel like I just got punched in the stomach, but it’s my heart that hurts. Van Halen is the very definition of great times πŸ˜ŽπŸŽΈπŸ‘

  7. R.I.P., Eddy Van Halen from Montreal , U are certainly not” running with the devil ” & the” Cradle will Rock” , alway’s !!!!Great American rock .

  8. Couldn’t remember the bass player’s name, referred to the early 60s and 70s….where did they find this guy??

  9. Another piece of my teen years gone. You were truly the best there ever was. 100 years from now budding guitarist will be trying to get Eruption right. RIP Eddie. Gonna binge listen to VH all day tomorrow. 😫😒

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