Yes, this epic is an obvious choice -- but it's also the band's defining artistic statement. Frey and Henley co-wrote the lyrics, with Don Felder penning the music and that extended guitar solo at the end.
The song is about ... well, what, exactly? From "the warm smell of colitas" (that's Spanish for marijuana buds) to "you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave," its lyrics begged for interpretation. Both Frey and Henley spent decades answering questions about the song's meanings, w...
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