Van Halen’s legendary 1984 tour was their most massive tour ever, consisting of 75 crew members, midget body guards, and 175,000 pounds of equipment loaded onto nine trucks and five buses, bringing the world’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll music party to millions of people.
David Lee Roth performed a kung fu-style sword dance. Eddie used a tray table on his guitar, allowing him to play horizontally. The band employed their ground breaking “grid system” that allowed them to more easily connect with female fans.
The Mighty Van Halen was a music and visual tsunami that left nothing and no one untouched, often playing 2 or 3 nights in cities, annihilating everything in it’s path.
Their t-shirts, especially this one, were the must-have souvenirs that showed everyone that YOU were a part of it! To this day, their “1984 Eagle” tour shirt has been one of the most sought-after vintage shirts to rock ‘n’ roll collectors. Grab the 1984 shirt here.
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