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The Eagles

Keith Grant, a recording engineer who will become widely-known for his work at London's Olympic Studios on tracks by The Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Led Zeppelin, Queen, The Small Faces, Dusty Springfield, Scott Walker and others, is born in Freebridge, Norfolk, UK.
Music promoter Harvey Goldsmith is born in Edgware, Middlesex, UK. In a lengthy and acclaimed career, he will work with Andrea Bocelli, Jeff Beck, Muse, Genesis, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Santana, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Luciano Pavarotti, Sheryl Crow, Shania Twain, Bee Gees, Jools Holland, Marti Pellow, Oasis, Paul Weller, Rod Stewart, Diana Ross, Saxon, Shirley Bassey, Family, Ronan Keating, Gabrielle, Richard Hawley, U2, Coldplay, Nigel Kennedy, Eric Clapton, Richard Ashcroft, Ash, Asian Dub Foundation, Supergrass, Doves, Madness, Aswad, David Gray, Queen, Elton John, Streetwalkers, The Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Nelly Furtado, Scissor Sisters, Van Morrison, Madonna, Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, Whitesnake, Passionate Friends, Sting and many others.
Irving Azoff is born in Danville, Illinois, USA. He will find success as an entertainment executive and personal manager, representing recording artists including Christina Aguilera, Journey, The Eagles, Dan Fogelberg, Joe Walsh, Van Halen, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Steely Dan, Maroon 5, No Doubt, Triumph, Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac, Bon Jovi and others.
The Dynamics, a rock'n'roll band playing around the Gering-Scottbluff area of western Nebraska, USA, are formed. Their bass player/singer, Randy Meisner, will in due course join The Eagles.
The Dynamics play at Little Moon Lake dance hall, Nebraska, USA. Their bass player/singer Randy Meisner, will in due course join The Eagles.
The Eagles and The Springfields play at The Odeon, Manchester, UK.
The Eagles and The Springfields play at The Granada, Kingston, UK.
The Eagles and The Springfields play at The Granada, Tooting, UK.
Bristol-based instrumental quartet The Eagles play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, supported by The Stereos.
Hearts And Flowers, with producer Nick Venet, record Ode To A Tin Angel in Los Angeles, California, USA. The band includes Bernie Leadon, who will find greater success as a member of The Eagles.
The four founding members of The Eagles play together for the first time, as the support band for Linda Ronstadt, on the Tomorrowland stage at Disneyland, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Eagles begin recording their eponymous debut album with producer Glyn Johns in London, England, UK, Europe.
The Eagles release a new single, Witchy Woman, in the USA on Asylum Records.
The three-day-long Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival staggers into its third and last day on Bull Island in the Wabash River, Illinois, USA. The event was billed as featuring major bands including Black Sabbath, Santana, Joe Cocker, Fleetwood Mac, Canned Heat, The Allman Brothers, The Eagles and many more. In the end, over 200,000 people arrived instead of the 30,000 expected, and the event has become a disaster, with most of the bands pulling out because of the chaos. Bands who actually do play include Canned Heat, Brownsville Station, Black Oak Arkansas and Pure Prairie League. The angry crowd burns the stage down.
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The Eagles play at Waikiki Shell, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
Emerson, Lake And Palmer (ELP), Deep Purple, The Eagles and Black Sabbath perform at The California Jam Festival, Ontario Raceway, Ontario, California, USA. Audience estimated at 400,000
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The three-day long Ozark Music Festival begins at The Fairgrounds, Sedalia, Missouri, USA. Artists appearing over the course of the event include Jefferson Starship, The Eagles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bachman Turner Overdirve, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Earl Scruggs Revue, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boz Scaggs, Electric Flag, Ted Nugent And The Amboy Dukes, David Bromberg, Leo Kottke, Cactus, Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen. Hosting the event is Wolfman Jack.
The three-day long Ozark Music Festival comes to an end at The Fairgrounds, Sedalia, Missouri. Artists appearing over the course of the event have included Jefferson Starship, The Eagles, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Bachman Turner Overdirve, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Earl Scruggs Revue, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Boz Scaggs, Electric Flag, Ted Nugent And The Amboy Dukes, David Bromberg, Leo Kottke, Cactus, Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen. Hosting the event is Wolfman Jack.
Bernie Leadon officially leaves The Eagles and, in due course, will be replaced by Joe Walsh.
The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac play at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Eagles' latest album, Hotel California, hits No1 in the USA for the first of several times, and is certified platinum. It will go on to sell over nine million copies in the USA alone.
The Eagles open a European tour with the first of four nights at the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
The Eagles reach No1 in the Billboard US Top 40 singles with Heartache Tonight.
Chicago play at the Sports Arena, San Diego, California, USA. The show, organised by Linda Ronstadt as a fundraiser for her boyfriend, Jerry Brown, [Governor of California and Presidential candidate] also features The Eagles.
Don Henley releases a new single, Sunset Grill, on Epic Records in the UK.
The End Of The Innocence by Don Henley (formerly of The Eagles), peaks at No8 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles chart in the USA.
Don Henley plays at Coca-Cola Starplex, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Don Henley plays at Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Hotel California by The Eagles is certified as a nine-times platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
The Eagles play at Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
Don Henley and Stevie Nicks play at The Tweeter Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA.
The Eagles play at The Arena, Verona, Italy, Europe.
Ian Wallace, former drummer of King Crimson, dies of cancer, aged 60 in Los Angeles, California. Wallace also played drums for Bob Dylan, Don Henley, Jackson Browne and many others.
The Eagles play at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Motorhead play at The Eagles Club, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Eagles play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Bastille play at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Adventure Club, Zomboy, Candyland, The Devil from Acapulco and others play at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Eagles play at Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play at Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, Washington, USA.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play the first of two nights at Harveys Outdoor Arena, Stateline, Nevada, USA.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play the second of two nights at Harveys Outdoor Arena, Stateline, Nevada, USA.
The Eagles play at The EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, USA.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USA
The Forbes list of The World's Highest-Paid Musicians is revealed, showing Dr. Dre at No1, having earned $620m, largely due to the sale of his headphone brand, Beats, to Apple Inc for $3bn. The Top Ten music earners are as follows :



01. Dr. Dre ' $620 million

02. Beyonce ' $115 million

03. The Eagles ' $100 million

04. Bon Jovi ' $82 million

05. Bruce Springsteen ' $81 million

06. Justin Bieber ' $80 million

07. One Direction ' $75 million

08. Paul McCartney ' $71 million

09. Calvin Harris ' $66 million

10. Toby Keith ' $65 million

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.
When U2 play at AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France, Europe, they bring The Eagles Of Death Metal onstage as special guests. This is the EODM's first live show since their performance at Le Bataclan was disrupted by a terrorist attack which killed 90 fans. U2 and EODM perform the Patti Smith song People Have The Power together.
The Eagles Of Death Metal return to The Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe, to complete the gig that was violently disrupted by a terrorist attack three months earlier. After the show, the band's vocalist-guitarist Jesse Hughes, tells a French tv reporter that guns should be available to anybody who wants them.
Forbes Magazine's Annual Rich List shows Taylor Swift as the year's most financially successful musician, with estimated earnings of $170m. One Direction are second with $110m, followed by Adele with $80m. Madonna sits in fourth place with $76.5m, with Rihanna fifth on $75m.
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