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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.