b. October 16, 1947
The Van Halen co-founder and guitar god, who died this week at 65, redefined how rock music should sound—and look—with style and ease.
~ Steve Kandell, Pitchfork
Even though I had no idea how to create the deviously mesmerizing sounds Eddie had produced on the instrument, I couldn’t help but admire it and think that it was this guitar, and a pair of divine hands, that was responsible for flipping the world of rock guitar-playing on its head.
~ Max Kalnitz, Insider
Happy birthday to Steve Miller …
Some call it the greatest album of all-time. Nirvana release their 3rd and final album on September 21, 1993.
Tom Waits releases #10 on September 8, 1992. The album’s co-written with his beau, Kathleen Brennan, and some friends show up to help in the studio — Keith Richards, Les Claypool, Waddy Wachtel and David Hidalgo. Jesse Dylan shot the classic album cover.