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Don Henley- Building the Perfect Beast 35th Anniversary- Don Henley, Danny Kortchmar

While sitting with his Building the Perfect Beast   collaborator Danny Kortchmar, my  other guest here In the Studio, Don Henley, made a prediction thirty years ago that haunts me to this day. "We certainly don't have all of the answers,"…

Don Henley- Building the Perfect Beast 35th Anniversary 12-9

Don Henley's November 1984 solo album Building the Perfect Beast   was so stacked with hits  such as "The Boys of Summer","All She Wants to Do is Dance", and "Sunset Grill",  was so wildly popular ( #13 Billboard  album chart with  over…
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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.

Stevie Nicks Gets Historic Recognition at Rock Hall of Fame

... long before she became a star as a solo performer; before she and her musical partner( then lover) Lindsey Buckingham helped to transform the British blues rock band Fleetwood Mac, Stephanie Lynn Nicks was living a real- life version of the Glass Menagerie.
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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...

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...