2007 – The Eagles were at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Long Road Out Of Eden’ the bands seventh studio album and first since 1979.
2007 – The Eagles went to No.1 on the UK album chart for the first time ever – 33 years after their debut album On the Border. This was the group’s first full studio album since The Long Run in 1979.
2002 – The Eagles, John Fogerty, Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks are among those taking part in Four Concerts for Artists’ Rights, held in the Los Angeles area to raise funds for the Recording Artists Coalition. The organization is working toward changes in the California Labor Code that affect recording artists.
1980 – The Eagles: A 28-year-old truck driver takes the office manager of Elektra/Asylum Records’ New York branch hostage. Joseph Riviera demands that either Jackson Browne or the Eagles give him money in order to start his own business. Neither responds, and he eventually surrenders to New York police.
1979 – The Eagles went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Heartache Tonight’, the group’s 5th and final US No.1. It made No.40 in the UK. Don Henley and Glenn Frey wrote this with Bob Seger and J.D. Souther. When Frey was a 19-year-old in Detroit, Seger took him under his wing and […]
1977 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “New Kid in Town,” Eagles. The single, the first release from the album “Hotel California,” is the group’s first to be certified gold for selling more than 1 million copies. The Eagles are an American rock band that was formed in Los Angeles, California in the early […]
1976 – The Recording Industry Association of America certifies The Eagles: Their Greatest Hits platinum…
1976 – The Recording Industry Association of America certifies The Eagles: Their Greatest Hits platinum. It’s the first time a platinum disc has been awarded for sales of a million copies. The Eagles are an American rock band that was formed in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. With five Number 1 singles and […]
1974 – The Eagles release their third album, On the Border.
1947 – Don Henley, The Eagles, drums, vocals, is born on This Day in Rock! He has hits like 1977 US No.1 & UK No.8 single ‘Hotel California’, plus 5 US No.1 albums. ‘Greatest Hits 1971-1975’ is the second biggest selling album in the world with sales over 30m. Solo 1985 US No.5 & UK No.12 […]