Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

Martha Davis of the Motels on the Durability of the 1980s and Her New Album, ‘The Last Few Beautiful Days’

A cinematic quality surrounds several songs on The Last Few Beautiful Days, The Motels’ first new studio release in a decade. Its cover art displays a shuttered Troy, N.Y. movie theater built in 1914. Martha Davis says her compositions serve as time machines or travelling agents and are “supposed to transport you…When I was a […]

Reflecting on the Eagles’ ‘Hotel California,’ 40 Years Later

Reflecting on the Eagles’ ‘Hotel California,’ 40 Years Later

By Marvin Matthews Senior Writer, Mountain City Rock Montreal’s Online Rock Station http://www.mountaincityrock.com/ The Eagles recently issued a special edition of their album ‘Hotel California’ to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the classic release. Here is my look back. “On a dark, desert highway…” I’m quite certain that if you recited those five words to anyone, […]

The Story Behind ‘A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg,’ with Jean Fogelberg and Norbert Putnam

The Story Behind ‘A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg,’ with Jean Fogelberg and Norbert Putnam

The Eagles, Jimmy Buffett, Boz Scaggs, Michael McDonald and Others Record A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg The Seventies was a golden era for singer-songwriters, as James Taylor, Carole King and Jackson Browne dominated the charts. One of the best was Dan Fogelberg, whose “Part of the Plan” was his first hit in 1974. Over the […]

Eagles Announce 2018 North American Tour; Jimmy Buffett, Chris Stapleton, James Taylor to Support Select Dates

Eagles Announce 2018 North American Tour; Jimmy Buffett, Chris Stapleton, James Taylor to Support Select Dates

Fresh off their successful two-show run at Classic East and Classic West, Eagles have big plans for 2018. The iconic band announced a string of North American tour dates for 2018 that will begin in March and run through June, either as “An Evening with the Eagles” or with support from Chris Stapleton, Jimmy Buffett […]

Stream the New ‘A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg’ LP with Michael McDonald, Train, Garth Brooks, Donna Summer, Eagles and More

Stream the New ‘A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg’ LP with Michael McDonald, Train, Garth Brooks, Donna Summer, Eagles and More

Musician/songwriter Dan Fogelberg is held in high regard for his contributions to the evolving musical landscape in the late 1970s and early 1980s. And while he passed away in 2007, his status as one of the more influential artists of the era is apparent today. On Friday, the star-studded A Tribute to Dan Fogelberg was […]

Eagles Announce New October ‘An Evening With…’ Gigs; Deacon Frey and Vince Gill to Take Part

Eagles Announce New October ‘An Evening With…’ Gigs; Deacon Frey and Vince Gill to Take Part

Last month, the Eagles took the stage at Dodger Stadium and Citi Field for the Classic West and East concerts alongside fellow legends Fleetwood Mack, Journey, the Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan and Earth, Wind & Fire. Joining the remaining Eagles on stage in place of the late Glenn Frey was Frey’s son, Deacon, who surprised […]

Watch the Eagles Perform with Bob Seger, Vince Gill, Glenn Frey’s Son and More Highlights from Classic West at Dodger Stadium

Watch the Eagles Perform with Bob Seger, Vince Gill, Glenn Frey’s Son and More Highlights from Classic West at Dodger Stadium

Over the weekend, LiveNation’s Classic West concerts took place at Dodger Stadium. The two-day gigs featured sets from the Eagles, the Doobie Brothers., Earth, Wind & Fire, Steely Dan, Journey and Fleetwood Mac, so naturally there were plenty of memorable moments. One of those came during the Eagles’ headlining set on Saturday night, when Deacon […]

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