I’m not going to say that I’m Eagles’ biggest fan in the world, but the solos in the middle and at the end of Hotel California were the reason I even picked up a guitar in the first place. Knowing somebody could do that with 6 strings and a piece of plastic between their fingers gave me such a sense of awe.
I wanted to do that. I needed to do that.
So on yet another sad day in January, here is my tribute to Glenn Frey.