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    Default Eddie's Best Keyboard/Piano Work?

    What do you think is Eddie's best work on either the keyboard or piano?

    Much like on the guitar, I think Eddie has his own unmistakeable style and sound on the keys as well.
    But IMO, its a tie between "DREAMS" and dare I say it? "ONCE"
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    probably right now, when its love or dreams. Those 3 just have such powerful keyboard and piano intros that its no wonder why they are instantly recognizable.
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    Jump, of course...

    The solo is awesome and uplifting.

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    I'll Wait, Dreams, Right Now.
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    OHHHH, this one is just BEGGIN' for "How Many Say I", which I think just MIGHT be his best piano performance...of course, as I type this, I'm watching John Legend and Stevie Wonder together on the BET Awards...

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    Not Enough, hands down!
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    Not sure I could pick but it's gotta tell you something that some of those songs were the most popular to the masses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Van Squalen
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    I agree. He made keyboards "heavy" (arguable done first on Cradle, but he sorta masked it being a keyboard at all)

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    I agree with Mine All Mine. But if you want to hear some truly awesome keyboardage, check out the song called Demo 1984, an unreleased song from 1984. I think that's what its called. Ask Sucka, he knows. Unless its that one song from those swedes. I'm done.
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    You guys forgot to mention Love Walks In.. Simple but very powerful IMO.. :thumb
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    1. Jump(1984)
    2. I'll Wait(1984)
    3. 1984(1984)
    4. Once(Van Halen III)
    5. Right Now(F.U.C.K.)
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    I'll Wait, Right Now ...And The Cradle Will Rock.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Berseker
    I'll Wait, Right Now ...And The Cradle Will Rock.

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