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.
The Eagles were the main attraction at the all-star festival at Edgewater Raceway Park near Cincinnati.
On March 10th, 1973, the Eagles played the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Randy’s bass playing is compared to Rick Danko’s & his “chillingly beautiful” performance of “Certain Kind Of Fool” is the highlight of the evening.
A closer look at the Eagles appearance at Popgala, a two-day, made-for-TV pop festival in Voorburg, Netherlands, which featured thirteen bands, and aired a week later on Dutch television.
In early August 1975, the Eagles arrived in the Windy City for a concert and took a series of photos on Lake Michigan, one of which appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.
In 2001, Randy attended a 40th anniversary celebration for the Drivin’ Dynamics in Gering, Nebraska.
The Eagles played two sold-out concerts in one night at the Academy of Music. Dan Fogelberg opened both shows.
Through interview excerpts, Randy describes his early life and career, up until the formation of the Eagles.
Randy Meisner: A Retrospective is honored that former member of The Dynamics, Steve Cassells, has agreed to answer some of our questions. Cassells played keyboards with the band from 1964-1966. We appreciate his insight into this early part of Randy’s career.
The Eagles performed for an “exuberant” Dutch audience at the Ahoy. Joe Walsh, not yet a member of the band, opened.
One day after his 35th birthday, Randy appeared at the Agora in Cleveland, with Rosanne Cash as the opening act.
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.
Forty-four years ago this week, the Eagles gave an interview for BBC Radio 1 in London shortly after their arrival to kick off their European tour. Each member is interviewed individually, including Randy who answers questions for a full six minutes.