Today, reports have come in that Van Halen founder Eddie Van Halen passed away of cancer at 65. Regardless of where you stand on Van Halen overall (whether you prefer David Lee Roth’s vocals over Sammy Hagar’s), it was Eddie that brought some great sound…
Ever get a tune stuck in your head that you just can’t pin down?.
I was trying to track down a song from Martin Scorsese’s Casino, and thank goodness, I finally found it. “I Ain’t Superstitious” was a classic blues tune originally written by Willie Dixon and recorded in the early 1960’s by Howlin Wolf. This particular version is from Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart. Though the song runs for nearly 5 minutes, half of that is simply Jeff Beck’s great guitar work at play.
For this, I’m including both the song, and the scene from Casino that used it.
And the scene from Martin Scorsese’s Casino (1995):