Co-founder of “The Eagles” Glenn Frey dead at 67
Glenn Frey was born in 1948 in Detroit, Michigan. He moved to Los Angeles in 1969 with his girlfriend and in 1970 he met Don Henley, Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon and in 1971 the foursome formed “The Eagles”. Sadly today Glenn Frey passed away at age 67 in New York City.
The Eagles were a super group of the 1970’s with hits such as “Take it Easy”, “Heartache Tonight, “Peaceful Easy” The group broke up in 1980 amid rumors of discontent which Frey and Henley denied.
After The Eagles breakup Frey enjoyed his own solo success. He recorded hits like “The Heat is On” and “You Belong to the City”, both songs reached number two on the billboard chart.
Frey and The Eagles reunited in 1994 had the very successful “When Hell Freezes Over Tour”
The Eagles co-founder also had a successful career as an actor. As he appeared in several TV Shows including, “Miami Vice”, “Nash Bridges”, and “Wiseguy”. He also starred in his own television series “South of Sunset” which only lasted one episode before being cancelled. His movies roles included, “Let’s Get Harry”, “Cameron Crowe’s” and “Jerry Maguire”.
Reports are that Frey died of complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.
POSTED 01/18/2016 18:08