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Do you have a story to tell about meeting Glenn Frey?
"In 1975, during a concert at the Academy of Music, a switching of the "Peaceful Easy Feeling" lyric from "in the desert" to "in the Warwick" led my two friends and I to a ridiculously easy phone contact with Don Henley, and two days later we were sitting in Glenn Frey's room in said hotel watching the Stanley Cup final between the Sabres and the Flyers. We were thoroughly unsophisticated and in thrall, and that was the tenor of the next couple of hours. Whatever those two young men had been expecting from three high school girls who invited themselves over (rock and roll stars, mid-70s, need I say more?), they responded just as we needed - with friendliness, tickets, backstage passes, and a story that blew up back in our Long Island high school. Hard to believe in these paranoid days that it was all so easy. Glenn Frey will always be a part of those favorite memories, and I know Cindy and Amy are right there with me on that." (bkny commented in the NYT)
Barry Ungles commented in Rolling Stone: "One day more than 40 years ago, my car broke down in front of my home in Topanga Canyon so I stuck out my thumb and a van stopped and picked me up and Glenn was behind the wheel. So for the next 30 to 40 I had the opportunity to hang out with a member of the greatest American Band ever, as we made are way down to Santa Monica. Glenn told me that he was headed to the studio to cut a song called One of These Nights. It was the one of the coolest experiences of my life, along with getting to see the Eagles live three times (at the California Jam in 1974, the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium the following year and the History of Eagles tour when it came through Salt Lake City in 2015). So it was with great sadness when I heard that Glenn has died yesterday. What a great talent he was and I fill so blessed to find out what a kind and down to earth person Glenn was so many years ago. RIP Glenn and for the great memories you gave us all and will continue to do so, Thanks.