The Eagles 1972 debut album had not one, but two top 20 singles, Take It Easy and the Henley-penned Witchy Woman.
In 1980, Glenn Frey announced his plans to make a solo record. This decision resulted in the break-up of the Eagles. The breakup fueled Henley's decision to start his own solo career. Dirty Laundry became Don Henley's his first hit single.
In 1984's Don Henley release Building The Perfect Beast, which went double platinum. Clearly, Don Henley's solo career was heating up. The album offered 4 Top 40 hits in The Boys Of Summer, and All She Wants To Do Is Dance.
Don Henley's third solo album The End Of The Innocence was released in 1989. Henley's new album went triple platinum and stayed on the charts for 148 weeks.
In 1990, the singer spearheaded a major campaign to preserve the Walden Woods, the forest area surrounding Henry David Thoreau's celebrated retreat at Walden Pond. By 1993, the cause was furthered by the all-star benefit tribute album Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles, featuring well-known country singers Clint Black, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Trisha Yearwood and others performing the songs Henley and his former band had made famous two decades earlier.
Don Henley's most recently recorded a duet with Kenny Rogers on a song called Calling Me from Rogers' 2006 release Water & Bridges. Don Henley also apeared on Reba McEntire's 2007 album, Reba: Duets, performing Break Each Other's Hearts Again.
Don Henley Facts
|Birth Name||Donald Hugh Henley|
|Birthday||July 22, 1947 (71)|
|Birthplace||Gilmer, Texas, USA|
|Height||5' 10" (1m78) How tall is Don Henley compared to you?|
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