Five tracks that feature Randy as a background/harmony vocalist are highlighted.
Forty-seven years ago today, the Eagles played Kent State University on the eve of the 5th anniversary of the Kent State Shootings. But it was not without controversy.
For Earth Day, we celebrate Randy’s song about Mother Earth.
The Eagles were the headliners at the third annual Ohio University Music Festival in Athens, Ohio, less than two weeks after the release of their second album, DESPERADO.
A rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the recording of Randy’s second solo album, ONE MORE SONG.
In this fifth installment of my quote compilation series, “In His Own Words,” Randy talks about his hobbies & interests outside of music.
The European Tour kicks off with four nights at the Wembley Empire Pool in London.
In front of a small audience at the College Of The Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, the Eagles performed a 10-minute epic, written and sung by Randy, called “Wait & See,” which was originally intended for ON THE BORDER.
The inside story of the Eagles’ third album and first with producer Bill Szymczyk & guitarist Don Felder. In the reviews, Randy’s “Is It True” is called the “most beautiful song on the album.”
A closer look at the gig history of Randy’s first band, The Dynamics, through clippings and remembrances of those who were there.
In this interview, published by Teen magazine in February 1981, Randy talks about taking piano lessons as a kid, his early struggles in California, and leaving the Eagles.
Tucked away near the end of Hotel California is the last song Randy wrote during his tenure with the Eagles, “Try And Love Again.” Today, the song is considered a deep track, but in 1976, it was a hit with contemporary critics, who felt it was the highlight of the album.
The Eagles headlined the show and were supported by Mountain.
The Eagles played to a venue that was only about a third full, but gave an impressive performance. Listen to a rare audience recording of Randy performing “Tryin'” and Certain Kind Of Fool.”
An overlooked, yet pivotal, period of Randy Meisner’s career took place between 1966 and 1968 when he was a member of the short-lived Denver garage rock band, The Poor. Here, I hope to provide a comprehensive look at the band’s origins and brief existence on the L.A. music scene during the Summer Of Love (1967). Struggling with poor management and just being poor themselves, they were really just a talented group of guys who couldn’t get a break.