Musical icons on film
The musical journey of the legendary American band, The Eagles has been chronicled in a documentary film History of the Eagles - The Story Of An American Band, which releases this weekend on telly.
CS tells you more:
>> The Eagles was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner.
>>They have seven number-one singles, six Grammys, five American Music Awards, and six number one albums in their kitty. This made the Eagles one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s.
>> The band was ranked No 75 on the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
>> The Eagles disbanded in July 1980 however, they reunited in 1994 for the album Hell Freezes Over, a mix of live and new studio tracks.
>> Their song Hotel California was inspired by the post-Depression era.