The final song from the 1976 Hotel California record posits an elegiac tone, dismissive of how modern progress forever harms the natural beauty of the world. 75 more words
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The driving beat and guitar lick in this song always gets me….
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 22, 1991
Don Henley really put his foot in his mouth during his second encore at the Coliseum last Friday (August 16). 272 more words
“Hotel California” – Eagles, 1977.
“Hotel California” is not a song I like very much. That’s something of an understatement, really. I detest it. The hatred began as a seed of indifference, nourished by decades of hearing it overplayed on the radio, oversung off-key at karaoke bars, over-requested at weddings and over-selected on pool hall jukeboxes, blossoming finally into a putridly fragrant flower of pure, embittered, soul-deep loathing. 1,066 more words
Written by Don Henley
From the Song “Boys of Summer” and the Album Building the Perfect Beast (1984)
Henley, famous as a singer and drummer for The Eagles, explains this lyric: 92 more words