Eagles — rock group from the USA, established in 1971, plays country rock, soft rock, and folk rock.
The initial band lineup included Randy Meisner (vocals), Bernie Leadon (guitar), Glenn Frey (vocals and guitar), and Don Henley (vocals, percussions). All of them had experience working in other bands and had great vocal talent. After forming the group, musicians worked with the country rock queen Linda Rondstadt, A year later, Linda’s manager helped Eagles reach new career heights and invited Glin Johns to be their producer. Together with Johns, the band released two albums, Eagles (1972) and Desperado (1973). Both of them appeared in the world charts.
Eagles’ third LP came out when the band started working with a new producer. Bill Szymczyk helped the band find a new sound. On the Border (1974) was commercially successfully, reached high spots on the charts and eventually, earned two platinum certifications in the USA.
The branded sound of Eagles included classic rock with a touch of country and folk music. It didn’t change when they released their fourth album, One of These Nights (1975). However, they added some energy to the sound, which helped them conquer a new audience segment. Many event organizers were trying to book Eagles, but only a few succeeded. The fans were awed by the depth of their lyrics, which were often full of symbolism.