Eddie Van Halen pictured backstage with his first Voyager (aka ” Star”) guitar.
This one came into Ed’s possession in late ’79 or early ’80. He put a old Danelectro neck on it—an early Floyd Rose prototype—and rocked the world. (Incidentally, the first guitar that he gave to Dweezil Zappa back in ’82 was this body type and was white with an orange lightening bolt on it. Lucky guy)!
Diamond Dave always said, “The key to Van Halen is that we look like the music sounds.” Voila!
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