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    Default Legendary Guitarist Eddie Van Halen Donates Guitar

    Didn't see this anywhere else and thought it was worth sharing.

    http://www.charitybuzz.com/categorie...g_items/291927


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    Legendary guitarist Eddie Van Halen will personalize this incredible 1999 Wolfgang Translucent Cherry Sunburst 5A Flame top guitar for one lucky winner!

    This is not just any guitar – This is one of the first Wolfgang guitars ever produced and was owned by Eddie from 1999 to 2011. The guitar comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by EVH himself.

    Eddie Van Halen is indisputably one of the greatest guitar players of all time. He exploded onto the music scene in 1978 with the release of Van Halen’s debut album and went on to rewrite the book on electric guitar. He has inspired generations of guitar players that sought to emulate his legendary recordings and dynamic performances.

    A Grammy award winning songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2007 inductee, Eddie Van Halen’s contributions to rock and roll are without a doubt some of the most significant and enduring the genre has ever known.

    The proceeds for this item benefit Drop in the Bucket

    Terms: Guitar in condition as donated. Please allow additional shipping time for this item as Eddie Van Halen will personalize it while touring. Includes certificate of authenticity.
    Donated by: Eddie Van Halen

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    Quote Originally Posted by JakeK21 View Post

    The proceeds for this item benefit Drop in the Bucket
    Well, here come one more drop in the bucket!
    Here come one more drop in the the bucket
    Gotta get it one more
    Right here I say....

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    Interesting, would EVH use a Peavey on tour? (if these is one)

    "Terms: Guitar in condition as donated. Please allow additional shipping time for this item as Eddie Van Halen will personalize it while touring."

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    Quote Originally Posted by JakeK21 View Post
    Terms: Guitar in condition as donated. Please allow additional shipping time for this item as Eddie Van Halen will personalize it while touring. Includes certificate of authenticity.
    Donated by: Eddie Van Halen
    hmmm?
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    "This is not just any guitar – This is one of the first Wolfgang guitars ever produced and was owned by Eddie from 1999 to 2011"

    One of the first? Owned since 1999?

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    No, it isn't one of the first Wolfgangs produced (EVH starting receiving his first Wolfgangs from Peavey in 1995). But it is interesting that this is a Peavey Wolfgang Eddie is putting out there right now. Granted, it is for charity; so he might not really be thinking about promotion of the EVH brand.

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    I'm sure Ed had a lot to do with this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheresOnlyOneWay View Post
    I'm sure Ed had a lot to do with this.

    Heh, whoever set this up probably thinks he is still with Peavey. Beautiful guitar though... I feel privileged- my Wolfgang Special is a '98 and Ed didn't get his until '99.

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    Very nice of Ed to donate the guitar!
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    Says there are 26 days left on the bidding and will take time for Eddie to personalize it, ect.
    If I spend $5,000 (having spent $3200 on a Wolfgang) or more I think a person would want their autographed guitar a.s.a.p.
    Sounds like a tour maybe coming down the line soon.
    .....or Eddie may perform with the Beach Boys in John Stamos backyard ---who knows !!!
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    Women and Children First was "one of the first" Van Halen albums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raldo View Post
    Very nice of Ed to donate the guitar!
    Exactly.

 

 

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