Episode 963: Eddie Van Halen, Rest in Power




October 12, 2020


All music in this episode by Van Halen.

  • “Eruption” Van Halen (Warner Bros.) 1978
  • “Spanish Fly” Van Halen II (Warner Bros.) 1979
  • “Beautiful Girls” Van Halen II (Warner Bros.) 1979
  • “Runnin’ With The Devil” Van Halen (Warner Bros.) 1978
  • “Drop Dead Legs” 1984 (Warner Bros.) 1984
  • “Jump” 1984 (Warner Bros.) 1984
  • “Runnin’ With The Devil” Van Halen (Warner Bros.) 1978


Eddie Van Halen, co-founder of the rock band Van Halen, passed away on October 6, 2020 after a battle with throat cancer. Kevin Spain joins us as we bid farewell to this singer-songwriter that defined a generation and changed rock history.

We paid tribute to Van Halen in 2018. Check out those episodes here!

Where credit is due: Original thumbnail photo of Eddie Van Halen by Carl Lender (Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)). Per CC 2.0 terms, changes to photo for thumbnail include a mask of Eddie and a blurred background.

For your viewing pleasure…

Eddie brings a whole new meaning to “academic lecture” in this stunning video! ?

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