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Eagles - Desperado

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Classic Album Art

release - 1973
album art - Garry Burden
Henry Diltz

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The album has an Old West theme. It was inspired by The Dalton Gang, a notorious group of outlaws.

The Dalton Gang was an outfit of outlaws in the American Old West during 1890–1892 also known as The Dalton Brothers because three of its members were brothers.

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'They were duelin', Doolin-Dalton - High or low, it was the same - Easy money and faithless women - Red-eye whiskey for the pain'

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The Eagles were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner. They released their Self-titled debut album in 1972, Desperado (1973), On the Border (1974 - adding guitarist Don Felder), One of These Nights (1975), Hotel California (1976 - their commmercial peak) and The Long Run (1979). Line up changes: Joe Walsh - Bernie Leadon (Hotel California). Timothy. B. Smitt - Randy Meisner (after the Hotel California Tour).

The Eagles disbanded in July 1980 but reunited in 1994 for the album Hell Freezes Over, a mix of live and new studio tracks. In 2007, the Eagles released Long Road Out of Eden, their first full studio album in 28 years and their sixth number one album. The Eagles have sold more than 150 million records world wide.

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One of these Nights | On the Border | Hotel California