Astounding isolated ‘Hot for Teacher’ EVH guitar track

If you’ve ever wondered what the big deal with Eddie Van Halen is, but have never quite managed to ‘get it’, this isolated track from classic VH album ‘1984’ should tell you everything you need to know.

Tone, attitude and, my god, those chops, made all the more amazing by the fact that Eddie was only in his early twenties when this was composed and recorded.

If that’s not enough, check out the fat, brown sound of Eddie’s Marshall Plexi Super Lead (not to mention some insanely tasty licks) on ‘Running with the Devil’:

Finally, Eddie’s jaw dropping solo from Micheal Jackson’s 1982 record-breaker Beat it in glorious isolation:

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