Don Henley Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


15th March 2016

Quote: "I don't think you'll see us performing again. That was probably it." Don Henley tells the BBC the death of Glenn Frey may have spelled the end for the Eagles. Henley and his bandmates teamed up with Jackson Browne for a tribute to Frey at the Grammy Awards last month (Feb16).


25th September 2015

Quote: "These days you can be famous without having accomplished anything worthwhile. That doesn't speak well for our values. We've become a nation of exhibitionists and voyeurs. If properly channelled, fame can be used to accomplish good things. Otherwise it's just a tool for making money... or getting good tables at restaurants." The Eagles rocker Don Henley on the value of celebrity.


22nd September 2015

Quote: "I've written some of my best stuff while unloading the dishwasher because you're distracted - and yet you're not. I've read Zen masters talking about the same thing... (and) I wrote things down on random bits of paper and put them in a cardboard box. When the time comes to write the album, I go and get the box." Eagles star Don Henley on his simple songwriting techniques.


22nd September 2015

Quote: "We were at a clothing boutique in Dallas, buying bell-bottoms and Nehru jackets. Then Kenny came in because he was interested in this gorgeous girl who was working there. One of the bolder members of my band went over, introduced himself and invited him to come and hear us play that night. And he did." Don Henley on how the Eagles took flight after an impromptu meeting with country music legend Kenny Rogers.


17th March 2008

Quote: "People ask, 'Why are you still doing it at your age, surely you have enough money now?' But the fact is, we need to do it. This is our profession and we still have legions of fans." EAGLES star Don Henley explains why the band will not give up making music just yet.


30th October 2007

Quote: "We worried for a while about how to fit in with what's happening on radio. Finally we decided we just need to be who we are." Rocker Don Henley was concerned about how the EAGLES should sound on LONG ROAD OUT OF EDEN, the band's first studio album since 1979.


22nd September 2007

Fact: Rockers Don Henley and GRAHAM NASH are among the celebrities who have donated memorabilia for an upcoming auction to raise funds to pay for ailing POCO star GEORGE GRANTHAM's medical bills. Grantham suffered a stroke and has no health insurance.


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