10 October, 2020

Eddie Van Halen and Musical Genius

Posted by Socrates in music, rock music, rock music industry, Socrates at 10:35 am | Permanent Link

Apparently, Eddie Van Halen was god-like in the guitar world. But why? Was Van Halen a fast guitar player? Yes. Very fast. But, was he a good guitar player? By many accounts, he was only so-so, talent-wise; his guitar solos were at times catchy, but not at all historic.

We live in a world today where being fast equals being brilliant. That’s just not true.

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