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Birth Group is committed to Los Angeles. Maybe, "Eagles" became his main paradox : no one from the group, the best glorifying California was not the Californian. Lydon came from Minnesota, Nebraska Meisner and Frey (b. November 6, 1948) and drummer Don Henley (b.July 22, 1947) came from Michigan and Texas, dropped out of college for meager earnings in amateur groups.
Future " Eagles" had time to gain experience in different teams practicing folk tradition. The most famous were the "Flying Burrito brothers" and "Poco", where they played, respectively guitarist Bernie Leadon (b. July 19, 1947) and bassist Randy Meisner (p. March 8, 1946) . Birth Group is committed to Los Angeles. Maybe, "Eagles" became his main paradox : no one from the group, the best glorifying California was not the Californian. Lydon came from Minnesota, Nebraska Meisner and Frey (b. November 6, 1948) and drummer Don Henley (b. July 22, 1947) came from Michigan and Texas ,He dropped out of college for meager earnings in amateur groups. The most active and successful proved Frey : the first began to write songs and released a little album on a tiny studio "Emos" in a duet with Jay Sather. He was lucky to get acquainted with David Crosby ("Crossby, Stills, Nash and Young"), and through him to his manager David Geffen. The local club " Troubadour " Frey came across Henley, whose another group " Shilon " just collapsed. Then Lydon met with Meissner. They were already pretty well known session musicians, and Geffen harnessed both for country singer Linda Ronstad records.
They worked for a year as a group support and, feelingthat have grown to independence, honestly warned about leaving. By mid- 1971, in California there was a quartet called "Eagles". Although able to sing all made tireless frontman Frei. His songs and brought initial success - in particular, "Take it easy". The song was included in the debut album "The Eagles",which Geffen released on "Asylum" of the newly established studio. Burn discs in England with producer Glyn Johns who worked with the "Rolling stones" and "Led zeppelin". Despite the strong support, the plate has suffered a commercial failure. Students agreed that the band looks better live.Critics unanimously named the quartet " another tipichnoykantri - gang ".
The second LP, "Desperado", narrated about Doolin Delton gangster and his gang was operating in the Wild West. Probably because all the songs written, whole plate did not work. But pay attention to the composer`s gift Henley ,who owned the title track. The hits can also be called "Tequila sunrize" and "Doolin Dalton" - they all went into their arsenal of percussion. The main thing is that the author has developed a tandem Frey - Henley. The new album, "On the border", was a turning point in their career. Musicians have changed the manager and producer - came Irving Azoff and Billy Zhimchik. The tools included key. And in the recording participated guitarist Don Felder. New sound poured into the old, much-needed identity crystallized. The album brought the first " gold" and