Today’s Vinyl Version takes a look back 41 years in time, to when one of the best-selling albums of all time was just a couple weeks old.
Having parted ways with founding member Bernie Leadon, The Eagles were intent on forming a more rock-based sound, and brought in Joe Walsh to complete it. The resulting album came out on December 8, 1976.
The Eagles released their fifth studio album ‘Hotel California’ 41 years ago today, December 8, 1976 pic.twitter.com/bYlNL9Aypm
— RetroNewsNow (@RetroNewsNow) December 8, 2017
Today’s featured track sees Walsh putting down the guitar to instead play piano and synth and sing a song he described as a melancholy reflection on his life so far.