The real story behind the Knoxville 1977 concert, using facts from published reviews, plus Randy’s own words.
Part 5 in the series
Black Tie was formed in 1985 by Randy Meisner, Jimmy Griffin and Billy Swan. They released one album together in 1985 called WHEN THE NIGHT FALLS.
A crowd of nearly 40,000 packed Tampa Stadium on America’s 200th anniversary for “4th Of July Jubilation,” an outdoor concert featuring The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and Loggins & Messina.
Read the reviews and listen to a rare audience recording of this concert from the DESPERADO tour.
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.
Randy’s tribute to Mother Earth was included on the Eagles’ 1975 album, ONE OF THESE NIGHTS.
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.
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.”
We take a closer look at the gig history of Randy’s first band, The Dynamics, through clippings and remembrances of those who were there.
“Rick Nelson was one of the best people I’ve ever known–really humble and nice. He never played the star. He was way beyond that.” –Randy […]