Monday, September 5, 2011

Van Halen (c. 1984)

A friend gave me this on the last day of school one year (1984 or ’85?), so I brought it up to PEI and hung it by my bed.

Van Halen was huge when I was in the 4th grade, and that was just when I was starting to add “rock” to my musical preferences (I had mostly just listened to The Beatles up to that point).

I remember signing their songs, loving their videos, and not wanting to believe it when they broke up.

I finally saw them play live in 2007 when they toured with David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen’s son Wolfgang, but I will write more about that and VH later…

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