1998 – The Smashing Pumpkins file suit against Wes… Read more

1998 – The Smashing Pumpkins file suit against Wes…

1998 – The Smashing Pumpkins file suit against Westwood One, claiming that the radio syndicator breached an oral and implied contract by licensing a 1991 interview with the band. According to the suit, the virgin band was never consulted about a licensing deal with Sound & Media; the U.K. company in 1996 released a “book […]

1947 – Don Felder of the Eagles is born in Topanga… Read more

1947 – Don Felder of the Eagles is born in Topanga…

1947 – Don Felder of the Eagles is born in Topanga, Calif. Donald William Felder (born September 21, 1947 in Gainesville, Florida) is an American rock musician who was a member of the Eagles from 1974–1980 and from 1994–2001. Felder was the primary guitar soloist and co-writer of the Eagles’ hit song “Hotel California”. He […]