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Don Henley- The End of the Innocence 30th Anniversary

The evening before my first interview with him was scheduled to occur regarding his third solo album The End of the Innocence,  Don Henley wanted to check me out. You see, Henley doesn’t suffer fools lightly, and now that I’ve lived for …
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Eagles- Desperado/ On the Border 45th Anniversary- Randy Meisner, the late Glenn Frey

Until the day that he died in January 2016, Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey was exceedingly proud of their second album, 1973's "Desperado" . Purely in popularity and chart stats, that sophomore record had the lowest glide path of any Eagles effort, yet in this exclusive In the Studio interview Frey and original Eagles bass player/ singer/ songwriter Randy Meisner make a detailed case for why "Desperado" may be the most important one of all.

30 YearsAgo In the Studio: James Gang"Rides Again"- Joe Walsh

This week In the Studio 30 years ago with Joe Walsh for James Gang "Rides Again". How ya doin' ?

Glenn Frey Fondly Remembered by Bob Seger

The late Glenn Frey was Bob Seger's buddy long before Frey headed west and took wing with the Eagles singing background vocals on Bob's first hit, "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" in 1968...
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Joe Walsh- The Smoker You Drink/ But Seriously Folks

Joe Walsh busts out of Cleveland-based The James Gang and heads west, making rock history along the Rocky Mountain way.
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Eagles 45th Anniversary-the late Glenn Frey, Randy Meisner

Down through the history of mankind, first flights such as The Eagles are revered: the Montgolfier brothers in Paris in 1783 with their hot air balloon; the Wright brothers in 1903 with powered flight...

Jo Jo Gunne 45th Anniversary- Jay Ferguson

Telling a funny story about Chuck Berry on the forty-fifth anniversary of that first ( and in songwriting, their best ) 1972 album Jo Jo Gunne, Jay Ferguson...

Eagles- Hotel California- Don Henley, Joe Walsh,the late Glenn Frey

"Hotel California" by The Eagles... impressive combination of cinematic vision, songcraft, and high tech production seemed to be coming from a place in the near future to which the rest of rock would have to catch up...

Jackson Browne- The Pretender

The critical rave reviews for Jackson Browne's fourth effort, 1976's The Pretender, were still coming in for the acclaimed Southern California singer/ songwriter when Jackson found himself to be a new first-time dad, a suddenly single parent, and a widower from the suicide of his first wife...