Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. During the late 60s all, or at least many, roads led to southern California, and Eagles not there's officially no "the" in the name was one of the destinations.
As the list of Eagles Songs Ranked Worst to Best shows, they made their legend in a veritable blink of an eye. There have been only seven studio albums and less than 90 songs. Only one of those studio efforts, 's Long Road Out of Eden , arrived outside of a tight seven-year span in the '70s that comprises the Eagles' classic era. Schmit followed Randy Meisner. Don Felder made key contributions but only over the course of a similarly compact three album swing in the late '70s — with additional turns on 's On the Border and 's appropriately titled reunion record, Hell Freezes Over.
Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on September 30, A few weeks later, his song "Time In A Bottle" hit 1. Bernie Taupin, who wrote the lyrics, was married to Rene's sister, Toni. Quiet Riot had their first hit with the song when they recorded it in Bono came up with the idea of focusing on a soldier's last thoughts as he dies from his wounds in the U2 song "White As Snow" after reading William Golding's novel Pincher Martin. The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs. The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in With five number-one singles and six number one albums, six Grammy Awards , and five American Music Awards , the Eagles were one of the most successful musical acts of the s in North America. Founding members Glenn Frey guitars, vocals , Don Henley drums, vocals , Bernie Leadon guitars, vocals and Randy Meisner bass guitar, vocals , were recruited by Linda Ronstadt as band members, some touring with her, and all playing on her third solo album , before venturing out on their own on David Geffen 's new Asylum Records label.