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On the time, they didn’t care, yet via the reunion, the tequila was once in every single place and other people have been consistently bobbing up and conversing concerning the cantina. It drove them nuts. They placed it within the agreement that i couldn't put on any Cabo Wabo T-shirts onstage or point out whatever concerning the tequila or the cantina at the mike. I went directly to a tattoo parlor and that i bought this gigantic Cabo Wabo tattoo on my shoulder. I knew we'd be wearing colossal video monitors and that, because the lead vocalist, i used to be going to get lots of close-ups on these vast video displays. I didn’t want a T-shirt. They didn’t be aware of I did this. I made some extent of donning long-sleeved shirts. yet Mikey knew. He might stroll right into a practice session and slap me at the shoulder. “How ya doin’? ” he acknowledged. It damage like a mom with all that black within the tattoo. Mike saved slapping me at the shoulder and making jokes, however the Van Halens didn’t recognize what I’d performed. Rehearsals didn’t pass good. Eddie was once having hassle completing songs. whatever might get it wrong together with his apparatus. It used to be an identical regimen as whilst we’d first begun messing round within the studio months earlier than. He might begin songs, yet wouldn’t end. I left at dinnertime. Al may stay awake all evening with him. Eddie by no means performed the complete set at practice session. All he desired to play at practice session used to be the 3 new songs. He wouldn’t examine the outdated songs. whatever used to be consistently fallacious. I’d stroll right into a practice session and he’d be tearing aside his audio system. the 3 new songs have been all he knew, type of, and he didn’t understand all of them that good. lets play the keyboard songs—with the keyboards on tape—and he may perhaps noodle alongside, “When It’s Love,” songs like that. We by no means received during the different songs—“Runaround,” “Top of the World,” “Finish What You began. ” He couldn't play “Why Can’t This Be Love. ” Photographic Insert II on the building web site for the Cabo Wabo Cantina in 1989. My Merlin three airplane that i purchased now not lengthy sooner than Cabo Wabo opened. The Cabo Wabo grand establishing weekend. For the grand beginning of the cantina, Van Halen got here down for the weekend and played. Van Halen, “Poundcake” time, 1991. With Eddie at the here, right away travel in 1991. With my brother, Bobby Jr. , in Malibu on Grammy evening, 1992. Ed Leffler and his moment spouse. Kari and me at our marriage ceremony dinner with the Van Halen contributors and their better halves. With Kari and Kama on Kama’s first day domestic from the sanatorium after she used to be born in 1996. With John Entwistle from the Who at my Cabo Wabo birthday bash in 2000. on the Cabo Wabo plant in Jalisco, Mexico. With my daughter Samantha in 2001. on the Cabo Wabo agave fields in Jalisco. With the Wabos in Sacramento, 2009. The occasion onstage. Lars Ulrich of Metallica at my Cabo Wabo birthday bash. making a song with my son Aaron on the Cabo Wabo in Lake Tahoe. From left to correct: Mickey Hart, me, Bob Weir, and Mike Anthony. Jamming with Mikey and drummer Matt Sorum at my Cabo Wabo birthday bash, 2008. The backstreets of Cabo. With Kari in our Cabo entrance backyard. At my mom’s seventy-fifth party in Cabo.