A lot of people were upset when they found out that Sammy Hagar was replacing David Lee Roth in Van Halen. But I wonder how much worse the reaction would have been if THIS happened:
Daryl Hall, you know, the blonde guy from Hall & Oates, claims Eddie Van Halen asked HIM to replace Dave.
Not long after Dave left, Eddie and his then-wife Valerie Bertinelli came to a Hall & Oates show. And after the show, Eddie allegedly popped the question.
Daryl says, quote, “Eddie said, ‘Do you wanna join Van Halen, man?’ He was half joking, but I think he was serious. I really do believe he was serious.
“And I took it seriously. I went, ‘Meh, I think not. I think I’ve got my own [stuff] going on.'”