Musical icons on film

Jun 27, 2013, 06:10 IST | The Centre Stage Team

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. 

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