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    Default Eruption vs Respect The Wind

    I anticipate some sertain member to go 6505 on my arse but I'm too hungry to care about it right now

    Anyway, Eruption is the first instrumental-only track in Van Halen's discography, and if you don't take VHIII into account, Respect the Wind is the last. IMO it shows Eddie's progression as a musician, from a atomic punk kid jumping on stage with a stick, to a Mozart-level composer (where's perticelli to cover me on this one ).

    So, what is your final verdict ?

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    Respect the Wind is one of my fav. songs but Eruption will beat any instrumental Eddie ever after. It has too. Eruption changed the way a guitar was looked at. It was no longer a piece of wood that made sound. IT was a weapon.
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    Last time I checked, Respect the Wind didn't revolutionize the guitar and announce the coming of the new guitar king. Bow down to Eruption!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mishar McLeud
    So, what is your final verdict ?

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    Oh gimme a break with that one

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    Eruption vs Respect The Wind?

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    I thought Alex played respect the wind...
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    Quote Originally Posted by stratogibson
    I thought Alex played respect the wind...
    He plays keyboard on it. Ed's on guitar.
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    Since I STILL haven't heard Respect The Wind(can't find it to DL, send me a PM if you got it!) I'm gonna go with Intruder for the block. Er Eruption...
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    Eruption is my choice. Respect The Wind is nice, but it is too long.
    Right Now you're reading my post!


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    Respect the Eruption.

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    Eruption, easy.
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    I don't believe that Steve Vai made a name for himself for being the first to transcribe Respect the Wind....Eruption is the standard for which all guitar solos to follow is measured against.

 

 

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