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Cameron Crowe interviews the Eagles for the San Diego Door and Rolling Stone magazine – 1972 & 1975

1972: Cameron Crowe interviews the Eagles for the first time backstage after a San Diego concert opening for Procol Harum. The interview was for an underground newspaper called the 'San Diego Door'. The 'Door' ran from January 1968 to August 1974. Cameron was just 15 years old at the time of meeting the Eagles for... Continue Reading →

British interviews with the Eagles in the 70s

British interviews with the Eagles are always informative to read and listen to, because you can get a non-American perspective on the band. On this page are different interviews that took place in England and/or were published in British rock music publications. The pdf versions are best for viewing and reading. More interviews will be... Continue Reading →

Constant Meijers interviews the Eagles in the 1970s

Constant Meijers, Dutch rock music journalist, has interviewed the Eagles at various times and locations beginning in 1973. From 1973-1981 Constant was editor-in-chief for Muziekkrant Oor, which is a well-known Dutch music publication. 'Music Newspaper Ear' is the English translation of the name, and in the 1980s the name was changed to simply Oor. He has... Continue Reading →

Randy Meisner’s Early Bands – 1960s

Randy Meisner's early bands in the 1960s included the Deacons/Thunderbirds, the Invaders, the Dynamics/Drivin' Dynamics, and the Soul Survivors/The Poor. (After the Soul Survivors moved to California, they had a very brief period of calling themselves the North Serrano Blues Band, and they then changed their name to The Poor.) There is also a separate... Continue Reading →

The Poor CD with Randy Meisner

From the Drivin' Dynamics to The Poor One of the first bands Randy Meisner was a founder of is a band called the Drivin' Dynamics in Scottsbluff, NE. It was first formed in 1961 as the Dynamics, and they later changed the name to the Drivin' Dynamics. Sometime in 1966 they competed in a Battle... Continue Reading →

Poco in the beginning in 1968

Poco in the beginning in 1968 was originally called Pogo. The originator of the Pogo comic strip threatened to sue the band if they didn't change the name, so they changed it to Poco. Randy Meisner only stayed with the band for a few months before moving on to Rick Nelson's Stone Canyon Band. Randy... Continue Reading →

Indiana Fairgrounds Coliseum Eagles concert with Yes and Gentle Giant – Sept. 20, 1972

The Indiana Fairgrounds Coliseum Eagles concert with Yes and Gentle Giant was on September 20, 1972. It was in Indianapolis at the State Fair Coliseum building located on the fairgrounds property. It is now called the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Gentle Giant opened the show first, followed by the Eagles, then Yes as the headliner. This... Continue Reading →

Eagles and Spooky Tooth concert at the University of Akron – May 13, 1973

The Eagles and Spooky Tooth concert at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio was in the University's Memorial Hall on May 13, 1973. This performance was fairly early in the Desperado tour. Eagles on stage at University of Akron Randy Meisner, Glenn Frey, and Bernie LeadonThe Akron Buchtelite-University of Akron student newspaper (Akron, OH)... Continue Reading →

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