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Essentials by the Eagles’ Glenn Frey: Gimme Five

Essentials by the Eagles’ Glenn Frey: Gimme Five

Most people associate Glenn Frey with the peaceful, easy country-rock songs with the Eagles. But he also had a gift for R&B and vocal arranging.

Glenn Frey, “The One You Love” from No Fun Aloud (1982): One Track Mind

Glenn Frey, “The One You Love” from No Fun Aloud (1982): One Track Mind

Rather than repeating the Eagles country-rock sound, Glenn Frey’s solo career reverted to his Detroit roots, blending rock, pop and soul.

Glenn Frey’s music gave us a peaceful, easy feeling

Glenn Frey’s music gave us a peaceful, easy feeling

Earlier today the Eagles co-founder, singer and guitarist Glenn Frey became the latest entrant to a quickly overcrowding Rock ‘n’ Roll heaven, succumbing to a variety of maladies. He was sixty-seven years old.

The Eagles fashioned a Christmas classic out of tough times: ‘This was not going to be a romp’

The Eagles fashioned a Christmas classic out of tough times: ‘This was not going to be a romp’

Though it’s become a treasured Yuletide standard, the Eagles’ take on “Please Come Home for Christmas” has a complicated back story.

‘Fans speak with their wallets’: Glenn Frey on why the Eagles stick with the old songs

‘Fans speak with their wallets’: Glenn Frey on why the Eagles stick with the old songs

As Glenn Frey makes another run of History of the Eagles shows, more than six years after the group’s most recent album of original songs, the question of boredom begins to creep in. Not for Frey.

Forgotten series: Glenn Frey and the Mushrooms, “Such A Lovely Child/Burned” (1967)

Forgotten series: Glenn Frey and the Mushrooms, “Such A Lovely Child/Burned” (1967)

Not only is “Such A Lovely Child/Burned” a great single, but it also carries historical weight, as Glenn Frey was the lead singer of the Mushrooms.

‘Variety is the only aphrodisiac’: The Eagles’ Glenn Frey on mixing rock, acting and crooning

‘Variety is the only aphrodisiac’: The Eagles’ Glenn Frey on mixing rock, acting and crooning

Glenn Frey has been mixing up appearances with the Eagles with continuing dates in support of his new standards record After Hours, providing a wide variety of musical contexts. Frey says he wouldn’t have it any other way.

Don Felder, former Eagles guitarist: Something Else! Interview

Don Felder, former Eagles guitarist: Something Else! Interview

If Eagles fans felt a certain familiarity about the soaring guitar heard last Sunday on Showtime’s “Homeland” series, here’s why: The November 11, 2012 episode featured the lead single from former guitarist Don Felder’s new solo project

Glenn Frey nixes idea of a 40th anniversary tour with the Eagles

Glenn Frey says the Eagles aren’t planning to commemorate their 40th anniversary with a tour, with only a handful of key dates scheduled for this year — including a stop at the Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans.

Eagles cofounder Glenn Frey: Don’t call my new solo effort a ‘standards record’

A forthcoming solo project from the Eagles’ Glenn Frey will include tracks like “The Good Life” and “I Wanna Be Around,” both big hits for Tony Bennett, as well as the Beach Boys classic “Caroline No,” and the immortal “Route 66.” But don’t call it a “standards record.”

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