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Eddie Van Halen Donates 75 Guitars To L.A. Schools

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Everyone knows the guitar is the coolest instrument in the school band, but kids in the greater Los Angeles area now have even more incentive to pick up six-strings. As AntiMusic reports, Eddie Van Halen has given the local public schools 75 axes from his personal collection. He made his donation via the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, a charity that supports music-education efforts around the country.

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