Glenn Frey, who is best known for cofounding the Eagles with Don Henley has passed away.
Frey was 67 and had been battling multiple ailments. He died Monday. The band’s website says he died in New York.
Guitarist Frey and drummer Henley formed the Eagles in Los Angeles in the early seventies, along with guitarist Bernie Leadon and bassist Randy Meisner. They would become one of the best-performing groups for the next decade, personifying the melodic California sound.
An Eagles greatest hits collection from the mid-1970s and “Hotel California” are amongst the best-selling albums in history.