release - 1976
album art - John Kosh
The Eagles were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. They released their Self-titled debut album in 1972, Desperado (1973), On the Border (1974 - adding guitarist Don Felder), One of These Nights (1975), Hotel California (1976 - their commmercial peak) and The Long Run (1979). Line up changes: Joe Walsh - Bernie Leadon (Hotel California). Timothy. B. Smitt - Randy Meisner (after the Hotel California Tour).
The Eagles disbanded in July 1980 but reunited in 1994 for the album Hell Freezes Over, a mix of live and new studio tracks. In 2007, the Eagles released Long Road Out of Eden, their first full studio album in 28 years and their sixth number one album. The Eagles have sold more than 150 million records world wide.