So enjoy it below. More to come. David Lee Roth strolls into the Turret Penthouse of the Beekman Hotel at dusk, nattily dressed in a slim three-piece suit of his own design in plaid wool flannel anchored by sturdy black boots. From to , Roth was more often dressed in zebra-striped leotards, his long locks bleached and teased, as he fronted Van Halen, the era-defining band that sold more than 80 million records. How did he get from there to here? For starters, they all wore suits to work.