Among the many iconic guitars in Eddie Van Halen’s collection, one of the most striking is his small-bodied Steinberger 5150 striped GL2T. The guitar was built for Ed by luthier Jeff Babicz 30 years ago and quickly became part of Van Halen’s musical legacy, both on recordings and on tour.
That was really enjoyable to listen to. I started to learn the guitar as a teenager for a few years. eventually worked out that i was tone deaf and couldn't tell if something was in tune or out. other interests got in the was as well I suppose. Living in a small country town in oz was a bit limiting as well with only a few radio stations to listen to. So never got into Eddie. Have been enjoying listening to some of his back catalog today though.
any others you could recommend!
I wont drift into guitars and their nuances, that could be its own thread all on its own. I wish I had kept my guitar these days. maybe one day I will pick it up again. Will see if the boys get interested in that stuff as they get older.
Spotify has a few Van Halen playlists. Its basically all I have had playing recently. I hadn't realized how many of his songs I actually knew. I remember learning some of them on the guitar years ago, well just the major bar cords.