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Eddie van Halen played the memorable guitar solo on Michael Jackson’s instant classic, “Beat It,” back in 1983. Producer Quincy Jones paid tribute to him tonight:

“RIP to the GREAT @eddievanhalen
. Even though it took a couple calls to convince U it was actually me on the phone :) U killed it on Thriller, & your classic
Guitar
solo on Beat It will never be matched. I’ll always smile when I think of our time working together. Eternal
Red heart
& props.”

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