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Glenn Frey Portrait, illustrated here at his Laurel Canyon home, Los Angeles, CA in 1975, age 27.
Frey was an American singer, songwriter, actor and founding member of the rock band the Eagles. Frey was the co-lead singer and front man for the Eagles, roles he came to share with fellow member Don Henley, with whom he wrote most of the Eagles’ material.
Frey played guitar and keyboards as well as singing lead vocals on songs such as “Take It Easy”, “Peaceful Easy Feeling”, “Tequila Sunrise”, “Already Gone”, “James Dean”, “Lyin’ Eyes”, “New Kid in Town”, and “Heartache Tonight”.
Growing up in Royal Oak, Michigan, he studied piano at age five, later switched to guitar, and became part of the mid-1960s Detroit rock scene.
After graduating from Dondero in 1966, Frey met Bob Seger, who helped Frey get a management and recording contract with a label formed by Seger’s management team, Hideout Records.
In 1968, at age 19, Frey played the acoustic guitar and performed background vocals on Seger’s single, “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man”.
They remained good friends and occasional songwriting partners in later years, and Frey would also sing on Seger’s songs such as “Fire Lake” and “Against the Wind”.
Frey met drummer Don Henley in 1970. They were signed to the same label, Amos Records, at that time and both spent time at the Troubadour.
When Linda Ronstadt needed a backup band for an upcoming tour, Frey and Henley were hired in 1971.
Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon were also hired, although as the backing band personnel changed through the tour, the four had only played once together at a gig at Disneyland. Frey and Henley decided to form a band together while on the tour, and they were joined by Meisner on bass and Leadon on guitar, banjo, steel guitar, mandolin and dobro, forming the Eagles.
Their debut, Eagles (1972), spawned two top 20 singles in the US and Canada: “Take It Easy” and “Witchy Woman”.
From about 2000, Frey had suffered from rheumatoid arthritis, which affected various joints of his body.
The medication that he was prescribed to control the disease eventually led to colitis and pneumonia.
In November 2015 Frey was hospitalized for complications of pneumonia and was placed in a medically induced coma at Columbia University Medical Center.
Frey unexpectedly died at the Medical Center on January 18, 2016, at the age of 67 from complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis, and pneumonia.
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