The music group The Eagles perfectly captured the commercial side of the breezy, pop-country Southern California sound in the 1970s. Fans couldn’t get enough - the band sold tens of millions of copies of their six albums, two greatest hits packages and a live double album before disbanding acrimoniously in the early 1980s.
Their first compilation album, “Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)” is one of the best-selling albums in history, selling upward of 42 million copies to date. After the split, founding member Glenn Frey went on to have a handful of solo hits and made a few turns in front of the camera on shows like Miami Vice in the 1980s. The Eagles reformed for a number of lucrative tours and another new album in the following decades, but the seeds for Frey’s new musical direction were sown when legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood asked him to perform a ...
Remember the theme to The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson? Read TV comedy writer Ken Levine's blog post on TV music licensing and found out what it sounded like originally by clicking here!
Saying that Joplin, MO was hit hard by a tornado on May 22nd is an understatement. WHLI artist Barry Manilow told them the music program at his high school in Brooklyn, N.Y., had an impact on him as a musician and he wanted to help.
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