The music world lost a legend this week with the passing of Eddie Van Halen. With such a giant figure in guitar now gone from us, we thought it best to remember Eddie with help from those who knew him best.
Read on for a selection of tributes to Eddie given by his family, bandmates, contemporaries, and those who grew up listening to and idolizing this virtuoso. Feel free to leave your own tributes in the comments section below.
Bandmates and Contemporaries
Those He Inspired
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