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Welcome to January 26th and Day 26 of 365 in Barrington, Illinois! You’ll find our stories of the day – past, present & future (events) – right here on today’s DailyPage.
Because every day has its own rhythm, we’re sharing a song of the day here at 365Barrington.com.
On this day, January 26th in 1957, Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-American guitarist with Van Halen who had the 1984 US No.1 & UK No. 7 single ‘Jump‘ was born. Jump was released in December of 1983 as the lead single from Van Halen’s album 1984. It is the group’s most successful single, reaching number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Van Halen also played the guitar solo on Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’. Van Halen died on October 6th, 2020 at the age of 65 after a battle with cancer. Van Halen has sold more than 80 million worldwide, making them one of the best-selling groups of all time.
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Song of the Day
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