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Joe Walsh: My Life in 15 Songs

May 19, 2016

Joe Walsh has called himself an "ordinary average guy," which is something of a stretch for a man who's written some of rock's greatest riffs, from the James Gang's "Funk #49" to the Eagles' "Life in the Fast Lane" and his own "Rocky Mountain Way."...

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Wife of Eagles' Randy Meisner Shot and Killed

March 7, 2016

Lana Rae Meisner, the wife of Eagles co-founder and former bassist Randy Meisner, was shot and killed Sunday at the Studio City, California house the couple shared. The LAPD confirmed to Rolling Stone that a "death investigation" was being conducted...

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Grammys 2016: 8 Things You Didn't See and Hear on TV

February 16, 2016

Like the Oscars, the Grammy Awards are seen by millions around the world, but even with dozens of unblinking CBS television cameras around the Staples Center arena in Los Angeles, much is missed by the viewers at home. For the thousands...

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Don Henley, Jackson Browne Lead Grammy Tribute to Glenn Frey

February 15, 2016

Eagles members Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit joined Jackson Browne for a heartfelt tribute to Glenn Frey at the Grammys Monday. As expected, the group delivered a poignant rendition...

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Glenn Frey: An Oral History

January 28, 2016

Ambitious Midwestern kid learns to play guitar, moves to California and strikes gold with a rock & roll band: In many ways, that was the basic tale of Glenn Frey, who died at 67 on January 18th of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative...

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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Glenn Frey Song?

January 22, 2016

Tributes have been pouring in for Glenn Frey ever since the shocking news of his death hit Sunday evening. "I'm not sure I believe in fate, but I know that crossing paths with Glenn Lewis Frey in 1970 changed my life forever, and it eventually had...

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Remembering Glenn Frey: Cameron Crowe on Eagles' Teen King

January 21, 2016

It was 1972, and "Take It Easy" was on the charts. The Eagles came to San Diego, where I was working for a local underground paper. I grabbed my photographer buddy Gary from school and made a plan. We were going to sneak backstage and grab an...

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Flashback: See the Eagles' Lone CMA Awards Performance

January 20, 2016

Aside from four new tunes included on their 1994 live LP Hell Freezes Over, the Eagles hadn't produced new material in the studio since their sixth album, 1979's The Long Run, which preceded their acrimonious split the following year. The group's classic...

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Flashback: See Dolly Parton's Poignant Eagles Cover

January 19, 2016

After scoring two consecutive Number One pop hits, "Best of My Love" and "One of These Nights," the Eagles had a Number Two single late in 1975 with what would also become their biggest country hit. "Lyin' Eyes," penned by Glenn Frey and Don Henley, was...

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'Eagles' Doc Director on Glenn Frey: 'He Was Brave'

January 19, 2016

Glenn Frey's interviews in the unvarnished 2013 History of the Eagles documentary can best be described as delightfully unrepentant. Over the course of the candid two-part film, currently streaming on Netflix, Frey, who died Monday at 67, pulls...

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Glenn Frey: The Voice That Launched a Million Tequila Sunris

January 19, 2016

With a voice resembling a pitched-down Neil Young and the best hair by far (not to mention the most convincing desperado mustache), Glenn Frey was the Eagles' ace in the hole. He played lead, rhythm, acoustic, electric, and slide guitar; he doubled on...

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'Rolling Stone Music Now' Podcast: Beyonce, Glenn Frey, More

February 16, 2016

The latest episode of Rolling Stone Music Now, our first-ever podcast, is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, or check it out below. In this episode, Almost Famous director and longtime RS contributor Cameron Crowe joins the...

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Eagles Members Uniting for Glenn Frey Grammy Tribute

February 10, 2016

Eagles co-founder Bernie Leadon and singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will join members Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit for a Grammy tribute honoring Glenn Frey, the Eagles singer-guitarist who died January 18th at age 67. As Billboard...

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Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Glenn Frey Songs

January 27, 2016

The sudden death of Glenn Frey earlier this month almost certainly means that the Eagles are finished. They carried on after Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder left the fold, but the Eagles without Glenn Frey? It's impossible to imagine. As the...

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See Jackson Browne Honor Glenn Frey With Live 'Take It Easy'

January 22, 2016

Jackson Browne recently honored the late Glenn Frey with an intimate acoustic performance of the Eagles' 1972 folk-rock anthem "Take It Easy." Browne performed the track, which he co-wrote with Frey, during a January 19th concert in Clearwater, Florida...

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Jimmy Buffett on Glenn Frey: 'A True Friend and Inspiration'

January 21, 2016

Jimmy Buffett fondly recalled his first meeting with Glenn Frey and their decades-long friendship in a touching tribute to the Eagles guitarist and co-founder, who died Monday. The two musicians met backstage at a concert at the Columbia...

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover 'Take It Easy' for Glenn Frey

January 20, 2016

It's been a hard few weeks in the music world as a pair of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees — David Bowie and Glenn Frey — have passed away. Just as Bruce Springsteen paid tribute to his early supporter Bowie with a cover...

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Vince Gill on Glenn Frey: 'A World Class Guitar Player'

January 19, 2016

The Eagles' guitar sound may be best identified with the ferocious "Hotel California" fretwork of Joe Walsh and Don Felder, but Glenn Frey's playing was also key to the group's output. Vince Gill, himself an ace guitarist who has turned in solos for artists...

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Flashback: Glenn Frey Makes Acting Debut on 'Miami Vice'

January 19, 2016

Miami Vice had only been on the air for a few months when show creator Michael Mann heard Glenn Frey's song "Smuggler's Blues" on the radio. The tune, like the show, dealt with the seedy world of drug smuggling in Florida; Mann quickly commissioned an...

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Bob Seger on Glenn Frey: 'He Was the Leader of the Eagles'

January 18, 2016

Bob Seger, a longtime friend of Glenn Frey who collaborated with the guitarist when the two artists resided in Detroit in the Sixties, paid tribute to the late Eagle in an interview with Billboard. "I knew him for 50 years," Seger said. "He was a...

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