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Don Henley      

Texas-born Singer and Songwriter; Founding Member of The Eagles

Donald Hugh "Don" Henley is an American singer, songwriter and drummer, best known as a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career. Henley was the drummer and lead vocalist for the Eagles from 19711980, when the band broke up. Henley sings lead vocals on Eagles hits such as "Witchy Woman", "Desperado", "Best of My Love", "One of These Nights", "Hotel California", "Life in the Fast Lane", and "The Long Run". After the Eagles broke up in 1980, Henley pursued a solo career and released his debut album in 1982. He has released four studio albums, two compilation albums, and one live DVD. His solo hits include "Dirty Laundry", "The Boys of Summer", "All She Wants to Do Is Dance", "The Heart of the Matter", "The Last Worthless Evening", "Sunset Grill", "Not Enough Love in the World", "New York Minute" and "The End of the Innocence". The Eagles have sold over 120 million albums worldwide, won six Grammy Awards, had five #1 singles, 17 Top 40 singles, and six #1 albums. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and are the biggest selling American band in history. As a solo artist, Henley has sold over 10 million albums worldwide, had eight Top 40 singles, won two Grammys and five MTV Video Music Awards. Combined with the Eagles and as a solo artist, Henley has released 25 Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. He has released seven studio albums with the Eagles and four as a solo artist. In 2008, he was ranked the 87th greatest singer of all time by ''Rolling Stone'' magazine. Henley has also played a founding role in several environmental and political causes, most notably the Walden Woods Project. Since 1994, he has divided his musical activities between the Eagles and his solo career.

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QA: Don Henley Discusses 'The History of the Eagles' at Sundance ...

After remaining notoriously mum for the majority of their career, the Eagles let the world in on Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival premiere.

Summerfest 2013 - Don Henley hints at end of an era for the Eagles ...

The Eagles is hitting the road — including a sold-out Summerfest show — for what one member suggested could be the band's final tour.

Don Henley 'thrilled' with Forum, talks about Eagles concerts there ...

When the Eagles play the Forum starting Jan. 15, Don Henley says, fans will hear Eagles standards in an 'amazing' venue.

Don Henley Pays Tribute to Jackson Browne on 'These Days ...

Don Henley and Blind Pilot pay tribute to Jackson Browne on "These Days," premiering on Speakeasy.

Don Henley Talks Solo Album: 'I Do Not Want to Spend the Rest of ...

“I love my career in the Eagles, but I need some new material,” joked Don Henley at a listening party for Cass County, his first solo album in 15 years, at Capitol ...

Don Henley on New Country Album: 'It's Who I Am' | Rolling Stone

Don Henley previewed his upcoming country album 'Cass County' at an intimate listening event in Nashville.

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