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.
The Eagles headlined at Day On The Green in Oakland, CA, May 1977.
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.
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 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.
The Eagles were the main attraction at the all-star festival at Edgewater Raceway Park, located about 20 miles northwest of Cincinnati. Also on the bill were the Marshall Tucker Band, Fleetwood Mac, and New Riders Of The Purple Sage, among others.
46 years ago this week, the Eagles arrived in the Windy City for a concert and took a series of photos on Lake Michigan. Oh, and Randy made a drastic change to his appearance.
The Eagles played two sold-out concerts in one night at the Academy of Music. Dan Fogelberg opened both shows.
The Eagles were presented with an award in Rotterdam, and a newly-shorn Randy emerges for the final shows in Sweden.
This was Randy’s second visit to Germany. His first trip was while touring Europe with Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band in 1970. All […]
The Eagles performed two nights each in Glasgow, Scotland and Stafford, England. In Glasgow, Joe Walsh played the bagpipes in a kilt, and Randy’s version of “Take It To The Limit” was a highlight at both venues.