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The Eagles

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Net worth 2018: $1.4 Million
Industry: Celebrity
Country: United States
BIOGRAPHY

The Eagles was born in United States, is MusicianMusician. Though the classic rock band hasn't had a No. 1 single in ages, The Eagles are still alive and well on the tour circuit. The 57 shows they played during our scoring period, part of the History of The Eagles tour, helped propel them to the No. 14 spot on this year's Celebrity 100 list, beating out many younger names like Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga. Thanks to their devoted fan base, The Eagles also earned millions from merchandise and DVD sales.

TIMELINE
2018

A North American tour, again with Frey and Gill, is scheduled for March–September 2018

2017

In March 2017, it was announced that the band would be headlining the Classic West and Classic East concert events in July 2017, which were organized by their manager Irving Azoff

2016

On January 18, 2016, founding member Glenn Frey died at the Columbia University Medical Center in New York City at the age of 67

2015

The Eagles (Frey, Henley, Walsh, and Schmit) were slated to receive Kennedy Center Honors in 2015, but this was deferred to 2016 due to Frey's health problems

2013

In February 2013, The Eagles released a career-spanning documentary called History of The Eagles and began the supporting tour with 11 US arena concerts in July

2012

" Frey later stated in a 2012 interview that the band has had discussions about releasing an EP of potentially 4–6 songs that may contain both original and cover material

2011

The tour expanded to England as the headline act of the Hop Farm Festival on July 1, 2011

2010

" Walsh said in 2010 that there might be one more album before the band "wraps it up

2009

The tour travelled to Europe, with its final concert date on July 22, 2009, in Lisbon

2008

"On March 20, 2008, The Eagles launched their world tour in support of Long Road Out of Eden at The O2 Arena in London

2007

The band's 2007 comeback album Long Road Out of Eden saw them explore country rock, blues rock, and funk

2006

" A special edition 2006 release, exclusive to Walmart and affiliated stores, includes a bonus audio CD with three new songs: a studio version of "No More Cloudy Days," "Fast Company," and "Do Something

2005

On June 14, 2005, The Eagles released a new 2-DVD set, Farewell 1 Tour-Live from Melbourne, featuring two new songs: Frey's "No More Cloudy Days" and Walsh's "One Day at a Time

2004

Hotel California is ranked 37th in Rolling Stone's list of "The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time" and the band was ranked number 75 on the magazine's 2004 list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time

2003

" Also in 2003, Warren Zevon, a longtime Eagles friend, began work on his final album, The Wind, with the assistance of Henley, Walsh, and Schmit

2002

On January 23, 2002, the Los Angeles County Court consolidated the two complaints, set a trial date for September 2006, and the single case was dismissed on May 8, 2007, after being settled out of court for an undisclosed amount

2001

release was canceled after publisher Hyperion Books backed out in September 2001, when an entire print run of the book had to be recalled for cuts and changes

1999

The Eagles performed at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on December 28 and 29, 1999, followed by a concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on December 31

1998

In 1998, The Eagles were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

1994

" In the words of Sal Manna, author of the CD liner notes of the band's 1994 album Hell Freezes Over, "no one knew quite what 'California rock' meant – except perhaps that, because in California anything was possible, music that came from that promising land was more free-spirited and free-ranging

1993

An Eagles country tribute album, titled Common Thread: The Songs of The Eagles, was released in 1993, 13 years after the breakup

1992

" In 1992, Schmit and Walsh toured as members of Ringo Starr's All-Starr Band and appeared on the live video from the Montreux Jazz Festival

1989

Henley's next album, The End of the Innocence (1989), was also a major success

1987

He had a Top 40 solo hit in 1987 with "Boys' Night Out" and a top-30 Adult Contemporary hit with "Don't Give Up," both from his album Timothy B

1985

He had another number 2 single in 1985 with "You Belong to the City" from the Miami Vice soundtrack, which featured another Frey song, "Smuggler's Blues

1984

Schmit released two solo albums, Playin' It Cool in 1984 and Tell Me the Truth in 1990

1983

He spent three years (1983–1985) as a member of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer band and coined the term "Parrotheads" for Buffett's die-hard fans

1982

Schmit sang backup vocals on Toto's Toto IV album, including the song "I Won't Hold You Back" and appeared with the group on their 1982 European tour

1981

"Meisner hit the top 40 three times, including the number 19 "Hearts on Fire" in 1981

1980

The song reached number 21 on the charts in 1980, becoming The Eagles' last Top 40 single until 1994

1979

"Heartache Tonight" became their last single to top the Hot 100, on November 10, 1979

1978

The band also recorded two Christmas songs during these sessions, "Funky New Year" and "Please Come Home for Christmas," which was released as a single in 1978 and reached number 18 on the charts

1977

The Eagles went into the recording studio in 1977 to begin work on their next album, The Long Run

1976

The following album, Hotel California, released on December 8, 1976, was the band's fifth studio album and the first to feature Walsh

1975

The 1975 follow-up album One of These Nights saw the group explore a softer sound, notably exemplified on the hit singles "Take It to the Limit," and "Lyin' Eyes

1974

Henley and Frey then countersued Felder for breach of contract, alleging that Felder had written a "tell-all" book, Heaven and Hell: My Life in The Eagles (1974–2001)

1973

It was written by Steve Young in an arrangement created by Iain Matthews for his Valley Hi album in 1973

1972

Felder accused them of coercing him into signing an agreement under which Henley and Frey would receive three times as much of the Selected Works: 1972–1999 proceeds

1971

Having not settled on a band name yet, they performed their first show in October 1971 under the name of Teen King and the Emergencies at a club called The Gallery in Aspen

1970

The band had performed the song as part of their live sets in the early to mid-1970s, but did not record it at the time because Souther wanted to reserve it for use on his first solo album

1960

Influenced by 1960s rhythm and blues, soul, bluegrass, and rock bands such as the Byrds and Buffalo Springfield, The Eagles' overall sound has been described as "California rock

1958

At the 58th Annual Grammy Awards in February, The Eagles, joined by Leadon, touring guitarist Steuart Smith, and co-writer Jackson Browne, performed "Take It Easy" in honor of Frey

20

The album became the highest-selling album of the 20th century in the United States, and has since sold 29 million copies in the U

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