To the Limit: The Untold Story of the Eagles
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To the Limit: The Untold Story of the Eagles

3.69 of 5 stars 3.69  ·  rating details  ·  109 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner
Hardcover, 370 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Little Brown and Company (first published 1998)
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For any fan of the Eagles or the Classic Rock artists of the area (Fleedwood Mac, etc.), an entertaining and in-depth chronicle of how the band came to be, their infamous falling out, and the sex, drugs and rock and roll in between.
A very good bio of one of my favorite bands – The Eagles. The author describes how the band came together with help from Kenny Rogers, David Geffen and Bob Seger. It was interesting to read how the two leaders of this band, Glen Frey and Don Henley, gravitated to LA and the music scene there which was really beginning a great run there in the 1970’s. Then the book goes through the growth of the band and its eventually becoming the mega stars on the back of Hotel California. After that we read ab...more
I loved reading this book. Great oversight into the California music after the 1960s; the author's analysis of that era and the Eagles' part in it is fascinating. There is great detail on the Eagles' rise to the top, the power dynamics among the group members, and the flaws in their working relationships that tore the band apart over and over. You'll never view the Eagles the same again after reading this book, especially Henley, and to a lesser extent, Frey.
Clarence Goodman
I can't fathom getting into fistfights with bandmates, but The Beatles did it, The Who, and these guys. A great read, but it's over too quickly.
Dave Larson
Great book, I loved the details about the group, their origins, their musical roots, and how their timeless songs and albums came to be!
Paul Garns
Great book about a bunch of self-important, petulant little kids who made some of the best music in history.
Jason Brasier
Dec 09, 2010 Jason Brasier is currently reading it
A very intriguing insight into one of Americas greatest bands.
Barbara Ruuska
Not worth reading. It would have been a waste of time to finish it.
Zzzzzz. How can such a storied band's discord be so boring?
love it I would highly let a music person read it
Very good book found out a lot about them.
Oct 29, 2007 Nate rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: music nerds; jerks and those hoping to become them
I fucking hate the Eagles man.
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