Tuesday morning, Don Henley, the legendary founding member, singer, and drummer for Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Eagles made his first visit to The Howard Stern Show.
Henley recently concluded the first leg of a tour in support of his latest solo album, Cass County, which garnered Henley a Grammy nomination on Monday for Best American Roots Song for his duet with Merle Haggard, The Cost Of Living.
Throughout the in-depth interview, Howard and Henley went deep into how the singer crafted some of rock’s greatest songs, including his solo hits, Boys of Summer and Dirty Laundy.
Henley also delved deep into his work in The Eagles, and the work that went into creating legendary songs like Desperado and Hotel California, the riff of which was brought to the band by former guitarist Don Felder.
Henley also discussed the band’s relationship with superstar guitarist Joe Walsh, who came into the band with a fan base.