Eddie Van Halen which was an iconic guitarist, who founded the band Van Halen died. Eddie was fighting with throat cancer and at the age of 65 he made his way to heaven. This news was made official by his son Wolfgang on Twitter. He wrote ” I can’t believe I’m having to write this, but my father has last his long and arduous battle with cancer this morning “. He also mentioned Eddie was the best father he could ask for and that every moment he got to spend with his father on the stage was a gift.
How the Family and Friends Reacted to This Sad News
Eddie’s ex wife who’s the mother of Wolfgang also reacted to the twit made by Wolfgang. He wrote broken heart emojis. Eddie and Bertinelli separated their paths in 2007 after being married for 27 years. She also posted a photo on Instagram in which she was with Eddie and holding the baby Wolfgang and she also wrote a real emotional note about Eddie.
Sammy Hagar who was former frontman also made a tweet with a picture of him with Eddie and captioned “Heart broken and speechless, my love to the family”.
David Lee Roth who was the original lead singer wrote ” What a long great trip it’s been”.
What Are the Songs of Eddie That Will Remain in People’s Heart
It won’t be fair to choose only few songs from Eddie’s song as all the songs he made always captured the people’s heart. But we tried to make a list of songs that must be included in your collection or you just go through if you are really a fan of Eddie. The songs are Jamie’s crying (1978), can’t get away from you (1978) , beautiful girls(1979), unchained (1981) ,mean street (1981), so this is love(1981) , little guitars (1982) , Beat it (1982) ,jump(1984), finish what ya started (1988), pound cake (1991), we’re the greatest (2013)