Here Are 7 Iconic Songs To Remember Glenn Frey, The Eagles Founder 'Who Started It All'

19/01/2016 5:11 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
SUNRISE, FL - JANUARY 26 : Glenn Frey of the Eagles performs at the Bank Atlantic Center on January 26, 2009 in Sunrise Florida. Credit: mpi04/MediaPunch/IPX

As the world mourns the passing of Glenn Frey, the talented guitarist, songwriter and founding member of the rock band Eagles, it's time to revisit the legacy that made the band the toast of the 70s with timeless hits such as 'Hotel California' and 'Desperado'.

Frey, along with drummer Don Henley, co-wrote and sang many of the band's greatest hits, fusing rock with country to give America's heartbreaks a voice. Detroit-born Frey, who often sang lead vocals, fuelled the band's rise to the top of charts with numbers such as 'Take It Easy', 'Peaceful Easy Feeling' and 'Lyin' Eyes'.

"He was the spark plug, the man with the plan," Henley said in his tribute to Frey. "He had an encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and a work ethic that wouldn’t quit. He was funny, bullheaded, mercurial, generous, deeply talented and driven."

After the Eagles broke up in 1980, Frey went on to have a successful solo career with songs such as 'The One You Love' and 'The Heat Is On.'

Without further ado, here are some iconic songs as a tribute to the man "who started it all".

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Hotel California

Take It Easy

The Heat Is On

Lyin' Eyes

Tequila Sunrise

Peaceful Easy Feeling

Already Gone

Take it easy, man. RIP.

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