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Glenn Lewis Frey (pronounced Fry; born November 6, 1948) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, producer and actor, best known as a founding member of Eagles. Frey played guitar with Eagles as well as piano and keyboards and sang lead vocals on many Eagles hits such as "Take It Easy", "Peaceful Easy Feeling", "Tequila Sunrise", "Already Gone", "Lyin' Eyes", "New Kid in Town", and "Heartache Tonight".

After the breakup of Eagles in 1980, Frey embarked on a moderately successful solo career. He released his debut album, No Fun Aloud in 1982 and went on to record Top 40 hits "The One You Love", "Smuggler's Blues", "Sexy Girl", "The Heat Is On", "You Belong to the City", "True Love", "Soul Searchin'", and "Livin' Right".

As a member of Eagles, Frey won six Grammy Awards, and five American Music Awards. Eagles have sold over 120 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998, the first year they were nominated. As a solo artist and with Eagles combined, Frey has released 24 Top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.


Top Rated Albums

Soul Searchin'
Studio Album - 1988


No Fun Aloud
Studio Album - 1982


Live Album - 1993


After Hours
Studio Album - 2012


Solo Collection
Compilation - 1995


Classic Glenn Frey
Compilation (Import) - 2001


Strange Weather
Studio Album - 1992


The Allnighter
Studio Album - 1984




Birth Name

Glenn Lewis Frey


Vocals, guitar, keyboards, piano, organ, harmonium, bass guitar, drums, synthesizer, horn, clavinet, harmonica


United States

Years active


Date Born

Saturday, November 6, 1948

City Born

Detroit, Michigan, US

Date Died

Monday, January 18, 2016

City Died

New York City, NY


67 (at time of death)

Born 72 years ago.

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