Fully updated and published in anticipation of the band's 50th anniversary in 2021, this is a unique and fascinating insight into the history of the band.
Eagles: Take It To The Limit is the fascinating inside story of one of the greatest rock bands of all time, written by one of music journalism's most influential voices. Ben Fong-Torres was at Rolling Stone magazine when the Eagles were a cover story in 1979. He followed the band's career, interviewed them himself, and even played in the now-famous Eagles vs Rolling Stone magazine softball match.
Filled with anecdotes and insights spanning almost 50 years, Take It To The Limit follows the Eagles as the band changed line-up, toured the world, made the best-selling album in American history, split up, and finally reunited. Fully updated in anticipation of their 50th anniversary, this is an exceptional tribute to one of the great American bands.
Ben Fong-Torres was born in California. He became a writer and Senior Editor at Rolling Stone magazine, where he wrote 37 cover stories and hundreds of articles, and won the Deems Taylor Award for Magazine Writing in 1974. He had major interviews with many of the most important acts of the 1970s, including Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and Linda Ronstadt. He has since written for Esquire, GQ, Parade, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, Harper's Bazaar, American Film, Travel & Leisure and People, and has also worked as a radio DJ, TV presenter.
Table Of Contents:
Introduction: A Softball Game in Hollywood 1978/Live in New York City 2005 • Live From the Troubadour • Eagles • Debut • Desperado • On the Brink • One of These Fights • Hey, Joe • The Fast Lane • New Sounds • Breaking Point • The Long Wait • Cold Day in Hell • Eagles Today.