Any Van Halen fan has an opinion about what guitar solo is the best from Eddie.  I know that this is totally commercialized, but I do like Eruption.  I think it's cool and was super innovative for its time.  It may have now been a bit overplayed, but for it's time, it was super cool.  That is the point that I am hanging on to.

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This list was put together by Rolling Stone Magazine, and it isn't even in a specific order, that I can tell, but they are the supposed top 20 Eddie Van Halen guitar solos.  There is pretty much everything on this list.  Even the "at the time unknown" guitar solo from Michael Jackson's Beat It in 1982.  I think anyone that knows anything about music knows that, but when it first came out, I don't think that Eddie thought it was that cool to be associated with pop star.. in fact.;. the KING of Pop.  Or maybe he thought that the fans wouldn't think it was that cool.  I don't think anyone has an issue with that anymore.  But that was then, this is now.

Do you like the list... do you agree?