ESPN aired a special last night, Eagles: Live from the Forum MMXVIII, with highlights from three sold out concerts at the LA Forum back in 2018. Nothing says summer to me like the California soft rock harmony of this band.
Oh, it brought back memories for me! I was lucky enough to see the band perform twice, once from the nosebleed seats of Chicago’s United Center and once while getting a lovely contact high on a gorgeous summer night in the bleachers at Soldier Field.
Sadly, the Eagles lost founding member Glenn Frey back in 2016 from pneumonia related to his RA and colitis. Don Henley declared the band would not go on performing without Glenn. But by 2017, Glenn’s son, Deacon Frey, had joined the group along with country legend Vince Gill and the Eagles went on.
I was mesmerized seeing this young man who was only 25 singing his father’s songs and playing guitar in front of thousands only two years after his dad’s death! And he looks so much like his father in the early years of the band. Deacon and Vince Gill seemed to take turns performing all of Glenn Frey’s songs and they both did him proud!
If you have a chance to catch this three hour special when ESPN or one of its affiliates reruns it, you won’t be disappointed!
So sorry I haven’t been around much. Bought a new home a few weeks ago and it’s taking up all my time so I can move in by the end of July.
The listing said, “pristine condition, new roof, new dryer, move right in!” Yep, move right into 1996! The house has good bones, a nice layout, just woefully dated. Too old to be current, too new to be retro.
Flooring got delivered last night and we will begin installing on Thursday. That will really transform things! Wish me luck…