Jack White two-hand taps on an EVH Wolfgang in tribute to Eddie Van Halen on Saturday Night Live

Jack White appeared on Saturday Night Live on October 10, and used his performance of his 2014 song Lazaretto to pay tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who passed away at the age of 65 on October 6.

White played the song using a modified three-pickup EVH Wolfgang electric guitar, and even threw in a quick Eddie-inspired tapping lick toward the end of the tune.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.