Watch Paul Gilbert Perform Van Halen's "Spanish Fly"

by Guitar World Staff
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at 11:18am

Below, check out a video of Racer X/Mr. Big guitarist Paul Gilbert playing "Spanish Fly," a classic 1979 instrumental tune by Van Halen.

Although we're not sure when (or where) the brief clip was filmed, we do know it was posted to YouTube only a few weeks ago on March 21, 2014.

Unfortunately, we are not able to embed the Gilbert video in our story; however, you can watch Gilbert perform the piece — on acoustic guitar, no less — by clicking HERE.

For context, we've also included a clip of Eddie Van Halen performing "Spanish Fly." You can check out that video below.

SEE GILBERT PLAYING "SPANISH FLY" HERE.

This is actually the second time in the past few days that we've seen clips of Gilbert performing Van Halen tunes. If you watch the video of this recent Gilbert guitar clinic, below, you'll see Gilbert launch into "Eruption" at 1:49:


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