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History of the Eagles 

The life and times of the super successful American soft-rock band, Eagles.
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Series cast summary:
Don Henley ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Glenn Frey ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Don Felder ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Joe Walsh ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Randy Meisner Randy Meisner ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Bob Seger ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
JD Souther ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Kenny Rogers ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Jackson Browne ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
David Geffen ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
John Boylan John Boylan ...  Himself - Linda Ronstadt's manager 2 episodes, 2013
Bernie Leadon Bernie Leadon ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Glyn Johns ...  Himself - producer 2 episodes, 2013
Jack Tempchin Jack Tempchin ...  Himself - songwriter 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' 2 episodes, 2013
Henry Diltz Henry Diltz ...  Himself - photographer and album cover artist 2 episodes, 2013
Gary Burden ...  Himself - album cover artist 2 episodes, 2013
Irving Azoff Irving Azoff ...  Himself - The Eagle's manager 2 episodes, 2013
Bill Szymczyk Bill Szymczyk ...  Himself - producer 2 episodes, 2013
Timothy B. Schmit ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Jerry Brown ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2013
Stevie Nicks ...  Herself 1 episode, 2013
Steuart Smith Steuart Smith ...  Himself 1 episode, 2013
Joni Mitchell ...  Herself (archive footage) 2 episodes, 2013
Carole King ...  Herself (archive footage) 2 episodes, 2013
James Taylor ...  Himself (archive footage) 2 episodes, 2013
Elton John ...  Himself (archive footage) 2 episodes, 2013
Linda Ronstadt ...  Herself (archive footage) 2 episodes, 2013
Stephen Stills ...  Himself (archive footage) 2 episodes, 2013
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The life and times of the super successful American soft-rock band, Eagles.

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English

Release Date:

15 February 2013 (USA) See more »

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History of the Eagles See more »

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Trivia

There is a scene in the 2nd half showing the band (in black and white) singing in a trailer park featuring airstream trailers, this is almost identical to the Radiohead music video for Street Spirit (fade out). See more »

Connections

Featured in 2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Tequila Sunrise
Written by Glenn Frey and Don Henley
Performed by the Eagles
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Great documentary on a great band
5 February 2016 | by grantssSee all my reviews

Great documentary on a great band.

Made in 2013, a documentary on the Eagles, from the early days of Glenn Frey and Don Henley to the (then) present day.

Includes interviews with the band members at different times in their lives, including in the mid-1970s. No narration, the movie is effectively narrated by the interviews.

Not your simple chronological telling of their story either, there is an examination of the impact of their music. Quite emotional at times.

Also quite bluntly told too. The frictions within the band are often examined and the truth is not sugar-coated.

A wonderful musical and emotional journey.


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