I have just been an Eagles fan since Feb 2011. Before that, I have not been a fan of anything. After listening to a few of their songs, I fell for the band deep and hard. I can tell right away that this band is bursting with talents. Each of the member has his own style and personality and each is so different from each other. I can imagine the volatile group dynamics and the constant ebbs and lows of the competitive spirit amongst themselves. That, perhaps ironically, is what made the band so unique and so successful.
It is truly fascinating that all four members of the band can be lead vocal in their own right, each can play so many different musical instruments, and each contributes to the band's popularity by having their songs top the list over and over again. There doesn't seem to be such versatile band after the Beatles that makes such achievement.
I enjoy the Eagles' songs because there is always so much in each song. Their songs are never predictable. There are so many varieties of tempos, styles and voices. There is always a wonderful mosaic of sounds, stories, rhythms, emotions, attitudes and perspectives. Needless to say, the...