Eddie Van Halen’s Kramer Doubleneck (Yellow)

Eddie started using this guitar during 1982 Hide Your Sheep Tour to play the song Secrets, from the band’s fifth studio album, Diver Down. On the studio recording, however, he used a Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck.

I used that live to play ‘Secrets’ off of Diver Down. On the record, I used a Gibson double-neck. I had that before the ‘Panama’ 5150 guitar, so it’s probably the first guitar I ever got from Kramer.

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In the later years, the guitar was seen sitting around Eddie’s studio, but it’s unknown whether he ever used it again.

Eddie playing the double-neck Kramer.
Eddie playing the double-neck Kramer.


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