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    Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen handwritten signed music notation for "Eruption". Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen handwritten signed music notation for "Eruption". (1988) Notation signed on 10 x 13 in. printed music paper leaf. Under the title, "Eruption" Van Halen has handwritten musical notation for his song, in black ink, on the first and second staffs. Van Halen has noted in the upper left corner of the page, "First played at the Whiskey A Go-Go 1975". Signed upper right, "Eddie Van Halen". Dated, "July 20, 1988". John Stix believes "Eruption" to be the most played, imitated and revered solo electric guitar piece in history. In fine condition.

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