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From Rolling Stone Magazine: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hotel California

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The Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know How Glenn Frey’s drug dealer, Don Henley’s king-size mattress and other behind-the-scenes elements played into band’s dark 1976 masterpiece The Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know By Jordan Runtagh December 8, 2016 By the second half the Seventies, the Eagles‘ “Peaceful Easy Feeling” seemed like a distant memory, a […]

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Jack Tempchin Looks Back on His Partnership With Glenn Frey

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Jack Tempchin, Who Wrote “Peaceful Easy Feeling,” Looks Back On His Partnership with Glenn Frey The Eagles’ recording of “Peaceful Easy Feeling” forever forged Tempchin’s path as a songwriter. Written By Paul Zollo // March 4, 2016 Jack Tempchin (left) with Glenn Frey in a Los Angeles studio. 1982. Jack Tempchin met Glenn Frey before he was famous. When Frey put […]

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Interpreting The Eagles’ Hotel California

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“Hotel California” topped the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week in May 1977 and peaked at number 10 on the Easy Listening chart. Billboard ranked it number 19 on its 1977 Pop Singles year-end chart.  Three months after its first release, the single was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), representing one million copies shipped. The […]

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