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tops the bill at the Grand Prize Saturday Night Jamboree in Eagles Hall, Houston, Texas, USA.
A coffin containing the body of country-rock star Gram Parsons
is stolen from LAX Airport, Los Angeles, California, USA, by his road manager, Phil Kaufman
, who drives it out to the Joshua Tree National Monument in the Navajo Desert and sets fire to the corpse, in accordance with a request made by Parsons before his death. The incident is immortalised in the song Fast Cars And Rented Beds
by Julian Dawson
on his 2004 album Bedroom Suite
. The 2003 movie Grand Theft Parsons
is about the same incident. Another song inspired by the life [and death] of Gram Parsons is My Man
by The Eagles
play in The Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
release the compilation album Their Greatest Hits in the USA. It will go on to notch up over 42m sales worldwide.
play in Schaeffer Stadium, Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA.
, Linda Ronstadt
perform at a benefit show for Ronstadt's boyfriend, Jerry Brown, Governor of California and Presidential candidate, at the Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA.
in the USA. The double LP features Anne Murray, Kenny Rogers
, The Eagles
, Mickey Gilley, Bonnie Raitt
, Linda Ronstadt
and J.D. Souther, Jimmy Buffett, The Charlie Daniels Band and others. The film is considered to have started the 1980s boom in pop-country music known variously as the Urban Cowboy Movement, Neo-Country or Hill Boogie.
The Urban Cowboy soundtrack is certified platinum by the
Don Henley plays at The Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
of The Eagles
marries his first and only wife, model Sharon Summerall, in Malibu, Los Angeles, California, USA. Guests at the wedding include Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh
, Randy Newman
, Jackson Browne
, David Crosby
, Jimmy Buffett, Sheryl Crow
, and others. Live music at the reception is supplied by Tony Bennett
, Bruce Springsteen
, Billy Joel
play at Lucca festival, Lucca, Italy, Europe.
play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
are the top-grossing live touring act for the six months up to this date, pulling in $76.7m, according to figures reported to Billboard
Don Henley and Stevie Nicks
play at the Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
play at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
American music trade publication Billboard
reports that U2
had the top-grossing tour of 2005. More than three million people attended their sold-out 90-date Vertigo tour which grossed $260m (£146.6m). The Eagles
took $117m (£66m) from 77 shows and Neil Diamond
grossed over $71m (£40m). The Top ten is rounded out by Kenny Chesney in fourth place with $63m (£35.5m), Paul McCartney
$60m (£33.8m), Rod Stewart
$49m (£27m), Elton John
$45.5m (£25.6m), The Dave Matthews
Band $45m (£25.3m), Jimmy Buffett $41m (£23m) and Green Day
play at Koengen, an outdoor concert venue in Bergen, Norway, Europe.
On their Long Road Out Of Eden tour, The Eagles
play the first of two night at The GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Glenn Frey [of The Eagles
] and Paul Heaton [The Housemartins and The Beautiful South] are guests on the BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
play the second of two nights at The MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
play at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
It is reported that The Eagles
' History of The Eagles
tour, which launched in July 2013, has grossed more than $145,000,000 and played to 1.1m fans.
Don Henley of The Eagles
presents The Walden Woods Project's 2014 Global Environmental Leadership Award to actor Robert Redford during a fundraising event at The Citi Performing Arts Center/Wang Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, featuring an intimate concert by The Eagles
When The Eagles
Of Death Metal play at The Grog Shop, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA, they perform their version of Duran Duran
's Save A Prayer live for the first time.
, a founding member of The Eagles
, dies aged 67
in New York City, USA, of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia, while recovering from intestinal surgery.