Vince Gill joins the Eagles

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by cber1517, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. cber1517

    cber1517 Well-Known Member Thread Starter

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  2. He is as good as any musician on that stage. Why not? I made some silly jabs about the idea of them carrying on, on another thread but this makes sense. More power to them, and it will be interesting musically/vocally and who knows.. record some new, really good stuff?
     
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  3. CybrKhatru

    CybrKhatru Forum Resident

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    That IS a really good fit.
     
  4. kozy814

    kozy814 Forum Resident

    For those who may not know, Gill is extremely talented and versatile. This should be a great add.
     
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  5. PDK

    PDK One-eyed sparrow watcher.

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    Whatever you think of Eagles they always had people who could more than competently get the job done. I might have to check out ole Vinnie.
     
  6. davmar77

    davmar77 I'd rather be drummin'...

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    and a great guitarist.
     
  7. segue

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    “While I was still in shock during some interviews after Glenn passed away, I did say that I thought that was the end of the band,” said Henley.

    But after speaking with his accountant...

    Irving Azoff, the Eagles’ longtime manager, said in a separate interview “It was the natural thing to do.” ($$$)
     
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  8. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

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    He can handle any solo they give him. What a contrast between him and Walsh onstage.
     
  9. ssmith3046

    ssmith3046 Forum Resident

    Good fit.
     
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  10. lightbulb

    lightbulb Not the Brightest of the bunch

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    Very interesting; it may be a very good fit musically.

    Of course, with The Eagles, I hope the chemistry and personalities also fall into place.
    That seems to be the crucial factor here.
     
  11. GodShifter

    GodShifter Are you having a laugh?®

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    Great vocalist and good guitarist. Makes sense. Is Steuart Smith still playing with them as well?
     
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  12. lightbulb

    lightbulb Not the Brightest of the bunch

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    Hopefully Vince Gill will be able to play some of his songs...
    And they'll play less of Joe Walsh's :hide:
     
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  13. kwadguy

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  14. MRamble

    MRamble Forum Resident

    Out of curiosity has Gill ever performed or been connected with the band at all in the past?
     
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  15. I would pay money to see he and Joe trade licks on Hotel California. Knowing that we are talking about the Eagles, I am thinking it will be a LOT of money. :)
     
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  16. Walter Sobchak

    Walter Sobchak Forum Resident

    I suppose this is as cynical as twenty or so years of Grateful Dead reunion shows with Garcia substitutes.
     
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  17. segue

    segue Forum Resident

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    Paging John Mayer...start practicing...you will get the call when Vince soon realizes no amount of money is worth putting up with Henley night after night!
     
  18. Vince is the equivalent of David Crosby in his musical world, although not personality wise.
     
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  19. BluesOvertookMe

    BluesOvertookMe Forum Resident

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    I've seen Vince play live - he's very good. Odd that people aren't aware of this.
     
  20. Bellagio Insider

    Bellagio Insider Forum Resident

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    Not sure how I feel about this. Will Bernie Leadon be joining them again?
     
  21. Yankeefan01

    Yankeefan01 Forum Resident

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    Very, very good guitar player. He's played on one or two of the Eric Clapton Crossroads Festivals.

    Would be cool to see Gill and Walsh do Hotel California.
     
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  22. Django

    Django Forum Resident

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    Aka, Eagills
     
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  23. Malina

    Malina Forum Resident

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    As far as you know, the only cynic is you.
     
  24. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Member Of The Midnight Society

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    Interesting. Vince is such a great singer and guitar player. I loved him in Pure Prairie League.
     
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  25. Whoa. Okay, I'm down. This sounds like a good time!
     

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