EAGLES Founding Member Glenn Frey Dies. He Was 67 #RIPGlennFrey

Rest in Peace Glenn Frey.

According to a statement released by the band on Monday, Glenn Frey died due to various complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia.
Word can neither describe our sorrow, nor our love and respect for all that he has given to us, his family, the music community & millions of fans worldwide.
EAGLES took the sudden demise of its member "With the heaviest of hearts" as Glenn Frey was not just a talented guitarist (Lead) but also a singer and songwriter.

Frey was an icon of great fame. With the EAGLES, he was able to win six Grammy Awards. He was also a Hall of Fame awardee in the realm of Rock and Roll.

EAGLES broke up in 1980. Frey then went solo. He released the hits "The Heat Is On" and "You Belong to the City".

RIP Glenn Frey

The band then reunited in 1994. It was the year the album "Hell Freezes Over" was released.

Before going to California to pursue his career in music, Frey, a Detroit born has been in a number of bands in the 60s.

"Glenn was the one who started it all. He was the spark plug, the man with the plan. He had an encyclopedic knowledge of popular music and a work ethic that wouldn’t quit," EAGLES' producer and drummer Donald Hugh "Don" Henley said in an interview.

"I will be grateful, every day, that he was in my life. Rest in peace, my brother. You did what you set out to do, and then some.", Henley added.

Frey was 67. He was married to wife Cindy. They had three children - daughter Taylor and sons Deacon and Otis.

Source: Global News CA

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