Everyone has heard and likely owned this album. Twenty-six million copies sold in the U.S. alone. Go ahead, check your record collection, I’ll wait. I have reviewed several other Eagles albums, but bypassed this one. Honestly, I was not sure what I could say that was new or original about the album. Then I noticed … More Hotel California (1976) Revisited
This is both my favorite Eagles song, and one of my least favorite albums. One of These Nights, released in 1975 saw the band’s stock rise, started a transition of members, and marked a profound shift in their vision. Officially, the band consisted of Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Randy Meisner, Bernie Leadon and Don Felder. … More Eagles: One of These Nights (1975)
Joe was an Eagle and he was cruising high. Hotel California (1977) was a massive hit. Through the 1970s, Joe had maintained a steady solo career even between the various groups he was a part of during the decade. His last solo album was You Can’t Argue With a Sick Mind (1976) but his writing … More But Seriously, Folks…Joe Walsh
Which is the Eagles best album? Most would say, Hotel California, by far their most commercial album. It’s a definitely a classic. I will offer an alternative thought, On the Border, their 1974 release. On the Border, their third album, might sound like an odd choice as a “best” selection, but of the albums preceding … More The Eagles Best Album?
How ya doin’? If you are Joe Walsh, pretty good. Joe is a survivor. He could easily be a rock and roll casualty. Getting sober, kicking drugs and finally settling down, probably saved his life. Joe is in his fifth decade as a rock and roll star. Hard to believe. If you’ve seen him with … More Joe Walsh: Life’s Been Good