Eagles Central Park concert at Wollman Rink in New York – Aug. 1-2, 1973

The Eagles Central Park concert at Wollman Rink in New York City aired on the TV show “Good Vibrations From Central Park” on Aug. 23, 1973. August 1-2 were the actual dates of the 2-day concert, and also on the televised show were: Melissa Manchester, John Sebastion, The Temptations, and Sly & the Family Stone.

There are videos from the Central Park concert at the end of this page. There’s also an audio which captured the stage talk between the Eagles and guitar tuning between songs from this show.

Videos below:

  • “Desperado”
  • “Take It Easy”
  • “Tryin'”

Eagles Central Park Concert at Wollman Rink

Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon

Randy Meisner, Glenn Frey, and Bernie Leadon

Glenn Frey

Randy Meisner and Glenn Frey

Bernie Leadon

Randy Meisner

Randy Meisner

Also on the show: Melissa Manchester, John Sebastion, The Temptations, & Sly and the Family Stone
(On Sept. 5 it was Poco & David Blue, not the Eagles as shown on this schedule).

Glenn & Don visited WNEW-FM while in New York to promote the Desperado album. The Eagles have dropped in at the radio station other times when they were in New York.

Eagles Central Park - WNEW-FM visit to promote Desperado album
Cash Box – Aug. 18, 1973
Eagles Central Park
Cash Box – Aug. 25, 1973

The Robesonian (Lumberton, NC) – Aug. 19, 1973

The Golden Star (Golden, British Columbia) – Aug. 22, 1973

Vidette-Messenger of Porter County (Valparaiso, IN) – Aug. 23, 1973

Eagles Central Park concert at Wollman Rink in New York

The Oil City Derrick (Oil City, PA) – Aug. 23, 1973

Eagles Central Park concert at Wollman Rink in New York

LA Times (Los Angeles, CA) – Aug. 23, 1973

Eagles Central Park concert at Wollman Rink in New York

Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ) – Aug. 23, 1973

Tucson Daily Citizen (Tucson, AZ) – Aug. 28, 1973

Audio of concert (including banter between the band on stage)

Unfortunately, it is not the complete show and cuts off soon after “Tryin” begins.

“Desperado”

“Take It Easy”

“Tryin”

Eagles Central Park crowd enjoying the concert

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