Eddie Van Halen's Dad

Roy Smeck rocking out useing finger tapping technique

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Author Summer AndLightning (1 month)
This is not Eddies dad. Eddies dad was Jan Van Halen, not Roy Smeck.

Author Michal Reich (2 months)
It's Roy Smeck, not Eddie's dad :-)))

Author Dave Lovallo. (6 months)
not his dad 

Author vroom843 (4 months)
this guy reminds me of Harpo Marx he was something to watch when he
played the harp. Also most of the comments are hysterical and crack me
up .

Author Jeffrey Thomas (4 months)
So, who is the idiot who thinks this is Eddie's Dad?

Author BortaMaga NFS (4 months)
It's Jan Van Halen

Author MegaGary1960 (4 months)
talent runs in the family and I think I can see the likeness

Author northwood92620 (1 month)
This may not be his dad, but he still plays pretty well.

Author Dave loser (2 months)
yea baby that is rockand roll

Author Tim Pauls (2 months)

Author Marco Miotello (2 months)
no dad, his granny!!

Author Undead Samurai (3 months)
not that great lmao just need good hand practice (if you get what i
mean...) and endurance 

Author Michael Morrison (2 months)
The Van Halen family didn't move to the states until 1962. This is
obviously much earlier than that. I'd say this video is from the late 20's
or early 30's. Jan Van Halen was born in 1920. It's not him.

Author Nelson Montana (3 months)
This is a real musician. Not only is he great, he's having a genuinely good
time. Beautiful. 

Author Lindsey M (3 months)
omfuckingawd! so old but what a mean raw talent!!

Author frank maffa (6 months)
Its shemps little brother

Author nom d'plume (11 hours)
seemed like a marx brother for a min...

Eddie's dad did play on the diver down album ...

Author Kirby Dinglebear (4 months)
Why does everybody insist on referencing Eddie fucking van halen with all
these Roy smeck videos .
It's fucking stupid .
No shit this is before EVH .
Does it need to be said over and over !?
Did you just copy some other idiots video title ?
This is Roy smeck .
That's what it should be called .
The fact that Eddie can halen is affiliated with this at all is beyond
ridiculous .

Author Andre Luz (4 months)
I'm an Woody Woodpecker episode in wich he goes to a ship that is sailing
to hawaii, in this episode, he plays the same instrument of this guy inthis

Author Rod Goelz (4 months)

Author Agustín San Miguel García (7 months)
Who is this man?

Author Gergerpatpat (5 months) diminished thing at 0:51

Author Les Brewer (8 months)
shreddin a uke cool

Author TheMusitrip (5 months)
van halen isn't the creator of tapping like certain person who wants

Author eltonini (1 month)
guaaa !!!... no somos nada... este tipo es genial !!!... y con una
guitarrita de 4 cuerdas !!..... se parce a la de juguete que le compre a
mi hija chica en el persa estación !!!... 

Author Moisés Castillo (6 months)
de tal palo tal astilla !

Author Túlio Alves (9 months)
I have this weirdest boner...

Author Ivan Mad Vejarano (7 months)
steve vai is a poor asshole ! compared to this guy! XD

Author Liberty AboveAllElse (7 months)
Twas very nice indeed. Now, eff off...

Author montana slim (8 months)
What we got here is smoke and mirrors. This guy is just going through the
motions while five other guys with ukes are playing in the background. Nice
suit and haircut.

Author tga2848 (3 months)
Alright , alright, I give up. This old ukelele's going on the trash heap.

Author Erik van Goch (8 months)
Assuming/hoping the last "it's very nice indeed" is not added, can anyone
tell me the name of that movie?

Author Gustavo Rodríguez (8 months)
amazing player!!! bravo!!! simply amazing some similitude with nowadays
(and decades ago) charango players from latin america, and a little more!
jaja.. well, this has really, not much to do with Van Halen sounds,
concepts and diverse techniques... it´s another universe.. guitar players
know what I mean... charango players know what I mean... but this is really

Author Gitanoz (8 months)
Bela Lugosi on Uke!

Author Rick Call (8 months)
Undeniable, Eddie is not the first man play it tapp, but he is the first
man who show it to million youngers (at that time) and light them up.

Author Bigus Dickus (9 months)

Author Ray Quigley (10 months)
That explains alot! I'd pay to see him.

Author MrWoodwizerd (8 months)
are you bull shitting me about this guy being Eddie Van Halen's father?

Author robert rogers (6 months)
Fucking bitch !

Author viciousattackvideo (7 months)
After seeing this guy, literally tens of uke players went out and got
wannabe Smeck ukes. Then Gibson made a limited edition Tom Murphy aged

Author James Rockford (9 months)
But can he play "everybody wants some"???? doubt it

Author Professor Musica (9 months)
Kinda humbles you to know that what we think is cool has been done before!

Author salvadormarley (9 months)
George Formby on Acid

Author Robert Tornello (1 year)
...from the tree!!!

Author mr5spd (2 years)
More talented than ANY rapper that has ever lived.

Author PoofDuddy (11 months)
This metal was more metal than when before metal began: evidence of
Pre-Metal metalling.

Author Nathan Potter (1 year)
this must be where tapping started

Author ChuggityMuggs1 (11 months)
Eddie couldn't steal this, he's not capable of playing this good

Author TruthSurge (1 year)
At the end of this vid he most certainly DOES tap on the fretboard with his
right hand fingers. You clearly didn't even watch the entire video. Oh, the
irony of correcting people yet being wrong. HAHAHHA

Author Joseph Coughlin (1 year)
is this really eds father???

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