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The Friday Morning Listen: Angel – White Hot (1978)

The Friday Morning Listen: Angel – White Hot (1978)

So we were standing around the Something Else! water cooler the other day, getting a lot of laughs from an absolutely ridiculous article we’d read about guitar players.

‘This is not going to go anywhere': The Eagles’ Joe Walsh didn’t have a guitar as his first instrument – or his second

‘This is not going to go anywhere': The Eagles’ Joe Walsh didn’t have a guitar as his first instrument – or his second

Most rock fans can recite Joe Walsh’s CV from memory: James Gang, the Eagles, solo artist. Maybe most important of all: Guitar god. But it wasn’t always thus. In fact, Walsh’s first instrument was not a guitar. Neither was his second.

On Second Thought: Joe Walsh – You Bought It, You Name It (1983)

On Second Thought: Joe Walsh – You Bought It, You Name It (1983)

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

‘I didn’t know what to do': Joe Walsh on the ugly turn his life took without the Eagles

‘I didn’t know what to do': Joe Walsh on the ugly turn his life took without the Eagles

Joe Walsh was reminded, at screenings worldwide of the new documentary History of the Eagles, just how far he’d slipped into addiction during the group’s long hiatus between 1980-94.

‘Just a joke': What Don Felder said to Joe Walsh on the classic video for the Eagles’ “Hotel California”

‘Just a joke': What Don Felder said to Joe Walsh on the classic video for the Eagles’ “Hotel California”

Ever wondered what Don Felder said to Joe Walsh to crack him up during the iconic twin guitar solos on the original 1970s-era video for “Hotel California”? Us, too.

‘Just because you write ‘em, doesn’t mean you can play ‘em!': Joe Walsh hams it up on Bob Seger tour

‘Just because you write ‘em, doesn’t mean you can play ‘em!': Joe Walsh hams it up on Bob Seger tour

Joe Walsh presented “And the Band Played On,” a cut off his current release Analog Man, for the first time during his on-going tour with Bob Seger — introducing it with a hilarious quip

Ringo Starr, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, Joe Walsh – Ringo at the Ryman (2013)

Ringo Starr, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, Joe Walsh – Ringo at the Ryman (2013)

Don’t let the goofball demeanor fool you: Ringo Starr is the model of consistency these days, as solid and professional a frontman as there is — and maestro of one of the last decades’ most reliably entertaining guest-packed tours.

Almost Hits: Joe Walsh, “Life of Illusion” (1981)

Almost Hits: Joe Walsh, “Life of Illusion” (1981)

Growing up in Chicago, I listened to WLS-AM before it became all-talk radio. It served as one of my earliest introductions to rock and helped form my musical tastes.

‘Cooking up something here': Joe Walsh is in the studio with Mick Jagger, Ringo Starr, Don Was, others

Joe Walsh has posted a photograph of himself, in the studio, with an all-star lineup that includes the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, the Beatles’ Ringo Starr, super-producer Don Was and others.

On Second Thought: James Gang – Rides Again (1970)

Although James Gang is mainly remembered as the band that starred Joe Walsh, who eventually spawned a commercially successful solo career and boasted membership in the Eagles, they were actually popular on the live underground circuit.