2003 – Ex-Van Halen wildman David Lee Roth begins a week filling in as a morning DJ on Arrow 93.1 in Los Angeles.
1993 – David Lee Roth is busted by police after allegedly buying marijuana in New York’s Washington Square Park.
1984 – No. 1 Chart Toppers hit: “Jump,” by Van . Eddie Van Halen writes the music for “Jump” two years before band member David Lee Roth agrees to write the lyrics and record it.
1978 – Van Halen opens its first tour at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago. The group’s contract specifies that M&Ms be provided to the group during the stint with the brown candies removed. Part of this first tour was to open up for Black Sabbath in several locations. Van Halen is an American hard rock […]
1931 – No. 1 on the American pop singles chart today is Ted Lewis with “Just a Gigolo.” A whole new generation is introduced to the song when David Lee Roth covers it 54 years later.