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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.
Timothy B. Schmidt, bassist and vocalist of Poco and The Eagles, is born in Oakland, California, USA.
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.
Elvis Presley tops the bill at the Grand Prize Saturday Night Jamboree in Eagles Hall, Houston, Texas, USA.
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 Town Hall, Birmingham, UK.
The Eagles and The Springfields play at The Civic Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.
Bristol-based instrumental combo The Eagles play at the The City Hall, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe, supported by Mel Ryder and The Spirits.
The four founding members of The Eagles play together for the first time, as the backing band for Linda Ronstadt, on the Tomorrowland stage at Disneyland, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Yes play at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA, supported by The Eagles.
The three-day-long Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival begins on Bull Island in the Wabash River, Illinois, USA. The event is 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 will arrive instead of the 30,000 expected, and the event will 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.
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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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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 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.
The Eagles enter the Billboard singles chart in the USA with One Of These Nights which will peak at No1.
The Eagles play in The Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
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.
Johnny Cash becomes the first country artist to receive the Award of Merit at the American Music Awards. Other winners include Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, Charley Pride, Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson, Olivia Newton-John and The Eagles.
Twenty eight year old Texan Joseph Riviera, pulls out a gun in the New York offices of Elektra/Asylum Records, and demands to see either Jackson Browne or The Eagles, because he wants them to finance his trucking business. He is over-powered by police.
The Eagles play at The Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California, USA.
The Boys Of Summer by former Eagles member Don Henley peaks at No5 on the Billboard Top 40 singles chart in the USA.
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The Eagles release a 13-track compilation LP, The Best Of The Eagles, on Asylum Records in the UK.
Don Henley plays at Elliott Hall Of Music, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
Don Henley plays at The Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
The tribute album Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles is awarded triple-platinum status by the R.I.A.A. in the USA. The album features covers of The Eagles' songs by Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, John Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks And Dunn and Lorrie Morgan.
Don Henley 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 and Sting.
The Eagles play at Lucca festival, Lucca, Italy, Europe.
The Eagles play at The Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Long Road Out Of Eden tour, The Eagles play for the first time at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Long Road Out Of Eden tour, The Eagles play the first of two night at The GM Place, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Eagles play at The Osaka Dome, Osaka, Japan, Asia.
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.
Adventure Club, Zomboy, Candyland, The Devil from Acapulco and others play at The Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
The Eagles play the first of two nights at The MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
The Eagles play at The Toyota Center, Houston, Texas, USA.
The Eagles play at The Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
The Eagles play at The EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, USA.
On their History – Live in Concert tour, The Eagles play at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
On their History Of The Eagles tour, The Eagles play at Jobing.com Arena, Glendale, Arizona, USA.
Eagles Of Death Metal release thgeir fourth studio album, Zipper Down.
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.
Forbes Magazine's Annual Rich List shows Katy Perry as the year's most financially successful musician, with estimated earnings of $135m. One Direction are second with $130m, followed by Garth Brooks with $90m, Taylor Swift with $80m and The Eagles with $73.5m.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at First Direct Arena, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at 3 Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at 3 Arena, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles play at The MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
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