The legendary rocker was 65.
Cancer is a bitch.
I saw them on their first tour. They were opening for Black Sabbath in Niagara Falls at the now-gone NF Convention Center. The acoustics in that place really sucked but they were incredible. I never forgot Eddie.
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Good heavens. Sixty-five is young to a septuagenarian.
One of the biggest things that sucks about getting old is seeing the cultural fixtures of one’s youth fall like leaves in late autumn. Walter Becker’s death staggered me. [I remember the Queen of Soul].
C’mon November! Make me less ashamed of being an American, and condolences to Van Halen’s family and friends. From the obit, it sounds like he was a good man.
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