WATCH: “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” – Sugarloaf ’74 vs Van Halen ’75

I had intended to just find a great LIVE version of Sugarloaf’s quirky 1974 hit, “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” but about all I could find was a recording of Sugarloaf’s album version (nice, but not the same as

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WATCH: Synth Sounds of Van Halen’s “Jump” – What Makes It Special?

Van Halen has always been know as a “guitar group” but how unmistakable is the opening synthesizer portion of “Jump?” I mean, you could “name that tune” after the first chord, couldn’t you? William Kurk not onl takes you through

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WATCH: What Makes This Song Great? Van Halen’s “Running With the Devil” – Rick Beato

Have you ever wanted to understand what really makes a great song? What it takes to put everything together just right to get that incredible sound? I’ve wanted a number of this guy’s videos and Rick Beato is the real

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WATCH: Van Halen’s first TV concert footage – Nov. 24, 1979 – Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert

Back in 1979, before there was an MTV, Van Halen was getting some radio airplay for “Dance the Night Away” but wasn’t really making headway with any of their new material.  So, on May 18 of that year, Warner Brothers

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WATCH: 6-Year-Old Drummer Covers “Hot for Teacher” by Van Halen

Wait, what? Yup, you read that correctly. We have video of a 6–year-old doing a drum cover of Van Halen’s “Hot for Teacher” and he’s really, really good!  Here’s more from the YouTube description: Avery “Drummer” Molek is young growing

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WATCH: Van Halen Lost Footage From Early Concert – January 28, 1978 – Fresno, California

We’re still doing research, but this appears to be some of the earliest “watchable” video of Van Halen in concert, early in 1978, just before their debut album, Van Halen, dropped. Yes, there is other footage that claims to be

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WATCH: Van Halen ‘Everybody Wants Some’ – LIVE Largo, MD on October 12, 1982

“Everybody Wants Some!!” is the second track off Van Halen’s 1980 album Women and Children First. Despite not being a big song on the radio, it’s one of the band’s most popular songs, and started as a concert highlight during

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WATCH: Van Halen – ‘Running With the Devil’ LIVE @ the 1983 US Festival

‘Running With the Devil’ has to be one of the heartiest songs ever from Van Halen. According to one reviewer, the song kicked off the band’s first album “.. with all the subtlety of a fist upside the head” and

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