Something clicked for the Eagles in the mid-1970s, as they went from being a popular country-rock act to chart-breaking arena-filling superstars. Many credit lineup changes that included the arrivals of Don Felder and Joe Walsh. Felder has another idea, however.
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One Track Mind: Don Henley with Blind Pilot, “These Days” from Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne (2014)
What with the semi-permanent scowl that’s plastered on Don Henley’s face these days (ask Frank Ocean! Or better yet, ask Okkervil River!), it’s easy to forget just how resonant his voice can be. “These Days,” a track written by a teenaged Jackson Browne and featured on a forthcoming double-album tribute to the singer-songwriter called Looking Into You, provides a strikingRead More
Okkervil River should have paid closer attention to the saga between the Eagles’ Don Henley and Frank Ocean a few years ago.
Warren Zevon died on September 7th, 2003. However, he left a wonderful legacy of colorful music. There are plenty of great albums that comprise that legacy
Joe Walsh has been on a bit of a roll as of late. He toured for his first solo album in almost 20 years, the critically acclaimed and Jeff Lynne-produced Analog Man
‘Who can sing any song better than Don Henley?’: Inside the convoluted vocal track for the Eagles’ ‘Victim of Love’
Fans will remember the message etched into the vinyl on Side 2 the original Hotel California: “V.O.L. is five-piece live.” But there was one overdub on “Victim of Love,” eventually: The lead vocal.
Having acquired million-watt success as the singing drummer and one of the principal songwriters of the Eagles, Don Henley opted to take the solo route after the Los Angeles based band called it a day.
For Don Henley, the Eagles’ success was related not to gimmickry but to a focused attempt to blend bed-rock music styles without any of the artifice that’s associated with more modern acts.
‘The antithesis of what rock ‘n’ roll is all about’: The Eagles’ Don Henley questions need for a Hall of Fame
Just because the Eagles are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame doesn’t mean Don Henley is buying into the whole thing. In fact, for the band’s stalwart songwriter, singer and drummer, it’s quite the opposite.
Don Henley says the Eagles are in the early planning stages for a possible world tour — though “it very well could be our last.” He is also readying a new solo project, his first studio effort since 2000′s Inside Job.