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    Default Special Request : Franksuit & Beat it solo !

    ..I was thinking..really probably the 2nd most famous gtr solo beside eruption is beat it..lets face it..take it over the top and rip everybodys head off with the beat it solo !..but then again..can he legally ?
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    Second most famous guitar solo? I respectfully disagree. It's awesome though.
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    That would be cool if he played that solo in his solo spot during the show.

    Love that solo!
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    Why couldn't he legally?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raldo View Post
    That would be cool if he played that solo in his solo spot during the show.

    Love that solo!
    Actually that would be kind cool. I'd like to see that, just as a tip of the hat kind of gesture.

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    Why not

    They should just cover Beat it or do a sample


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    Quote Originally Posted by Frankenshoes View Post
    Why couldn't he legally?
    Depends on the specifics of who owns the rights. I think legally he could, but he would have to pay-up, he doesn't own the rights to the solo.
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    This would technically be a cover, and as we know, VH does covers. Beat It would be fun to see, a short version of the song as an instrumental, with the solo done accurately.

    Van Halen would not have to pay royalties, but the venue would. Not sure how this kind of thing is tracked, but for a nice summary of the law, see http://www.musicianwages.com/the-wor...g-cover-songs/

    "...As a performer, you do not have to pay performance royalties. These are paid by the venue which hired you to perform. However, if you record your show and sell it as a live album, you will need to pay for the compulsory licenses, discussed later in this article."

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    Ive heard Eddie play some of the same passages as in "Beat it" in his solo spot b4.
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    can you imagine that right in between cathedral and eruption ..that would part everybodies hair in the building !
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