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Old 11-14-2017, 01:41 PM   #1191
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Interview with Joe in Las Vegas where he is performing.

He talks about the 40th anniversary of Hotel California:
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The classic Eagles album ďHotel CaliforniaĒ is coming out as a 40th anniversary deluxe edition this month, just in time for the holidays. How has the way you think about the album changed over the years? I think when it was done, after we spent just under a year working on it, we had lost our perspective on it but knew it was pretty darn good. We had no idea it was going to affect that many people. It was unheard of. We were amazed. It really turned into a big deal. Iím so proud to have been part of creating that album because a lot of musicians never get to experience that. ďGratefulĒ is a better word. But when we were doing the Eagles documentary, we went into the vault where we tried to keep everything and found a whole concert we recorded we didnít even know we had. So thatís part of the big box. Itís great to watch. I canít believe how young we are ó I donít even remember being that young. But we played our asses off. I think thatís the part of the repackaging that makes it juicy.
Also big news about an upcoming Eagles + Guests tour in 2018:
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You also played some Eagles shows recently with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey, Glennís son. Are you planning more? Yes we are. You know, we had to try. We didnít know if we could do it, so we had to try. Glennís son said okay and stepped up, heís 23 and heís great. He doesnít know heís great but heís great, and that really helped us spiritually. Then we got Vince Gill and he filled in that ghost voice in the harmonies, and heís a brilliant musician. So we rehearsed and I was really nervous about, but we played a couple shows and got great reviews and it just felt right onstage. It felt great. So we took a deep breath and recommitted and yes, next year weíre going to play between 40 and 50 shows. It sure feels good to play our music for people again, and they know the words better than we do.
ĒTalking with the Eaglesí Joe Walsh, back at the House of BluesĒ Las Vegas Sun, Nov. 14, 2017
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Old 11-14-2017, 03:18 PM   #1192
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But when we were doing the Eagles documentary, we went into the vault where we tried to keep everything and found a whole concert we recorded we didnít even know we had. So thatís part of the big box. Itís great to watch. I canít believe how young we are ó I donít even remember being that young. But we played our asses off. I think thatís the part of the repackaging that makes it juicy.
So Delilah, unless I read that incorrectly it reads as if there is concert video footage that is going to be included in the new release.

Someone please correct me if I am wrong.
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Old 11-14-2017, 03:32 PM   #1193
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" But when we were doing the Eagles documentary, we went into the vault where we tried to keep everything and found a whole concert we recorded we didnít even know we had."

Hmmmm, they've declared forever that they never saved anything and there was no vault! As if I really believed that!

And 50 shows next year? Wow!

Well, Joe, I hope you all enjoy it and anyone else that's going to go. I just can't and more than likely, never will. It's just not the same. I'll listen to my recordings from the past.
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Old 11-14-2017, 04:17 PM   #1194
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So Delilah, unless I read that incorrectly it reads as if there is concert video footage that is going to be included in the new release.

Someone please correct me if I am wrong.
TBH, Iím not sure what he means. It sounds like they found a ďwhole concertĒ (i.e. Ď77 Capital Centre) when they were making the documentary. But then he says itís ďpart of the big box.Ē Maybe by ďbig boxĒ he meant the HOTE dvd set. I am intrigued he said a ďwhole concertĒ which to me sounds like more than 8 songs.

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" But when we were doing the Eagles documentary, we went into the vault where we tried to keep everything and found a whole concert we recorded we didnít even know we had."

Hmmmm, they've declared forever that they never saved anything and there was no vault! As if I really believed that!

And 50 shows next year? Wow!

Well, Joe, I hope you all enjoy it and anyone else that's going to go. I just can't and more than likely, never will. It's just not the same. I'll listen to my recordings from the past.
I know Brooke, right. Maybe they forgot there was a vault!

Joe says 50 shows, Irving is saying a few stadium dates. So Iím guessing most of those 40-50 dates will be in arenas and such.

Thank you for your well wishes. I agree itís not the same and never will be.
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Old 11-14-2017, 06:10 PM   #1195
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That long denied vault !!!! We all knew they had footage/concerts stored away. So Joe finally confirmed it.
I bet there is tons more concert footage they have stored away, including that whole CC concert. I also bet they have film of the HOTE Tour. They apparently did record every concert to play back and study before the next show.

I could be wrong, but it sounds to me like Joe is talking about the Capital Center Concert released with the HOTE dvd. If I remember correctly, the CC concert was filmed as part of what was supposed to be a documentary on the band. It of course did not happen until 36 years later. JMHO, but Don and Irving have known about that vault since the day the first taped footage was placed in there.

I would guess most concerts will be at indoor arenas as stadiums are at the mercy of the weather. We are talking about three 70 year-olds who would have to possibly play in rain, heat and humidity.
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Old 11-14-2017, 09:44 PM   #1196
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" But when we were doing the Eagles documentary, we went into the vault where we tried to keep everything and found a whole concert we recorded we didnít even know we had."

Hmmmm, they've declared forever that they never saved anything and there was no vault! As if I really believed that!

And 50 shows next year? Wow!

Well, Joe, I hope you all enjoy it and anyone else that's going to go. I just can't and more than likely, never will. It's just not the same. I'll listen to my recordings from the past.
I am not surprised they want to keep touring but can not imagine what possesed them to book 40-50 shows next year. Jimmy Buffet who per Azoff they've been paired with for a couple of concerts in Colorado tours every year with between 20-30 shows booked. I last saw Jimmy Buffet in Honolulu in 2000, loved the show but just not a big fan. As for the Eagles I am at peace with saying goodbye in 2015 when I last saw them not knowing it would be the last time and relying on my record collection to enjoy.
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Old 11-14-2017, 10:24 PM   #1197
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That long denied vault !!!! We all knew they had footage/concerts stored away. So Joe finally confirmed it.
I bet there is tons more concert footage they have stored away, including that whole CC concert. I also bet they have film of the HOTE Tour. They apparently did record every concert to play back and study before the next show.

I could be wrong, but it sounds to me like Joe is talking about the Capital Center Concert released with the HOTE dvd. If I remember correctly, the CC concert was filmed as part of what was supposed to be a documentary on the band. It of course did not happen until 36 years later. JMHO, but Don and Irving have known about that vault since the day the first taped footage was placed in there.

I would guess most concerts will be at indoor arenas as stadiums are at the mercy of the weather. We are talking about three 70 year-olds who would have to possibly play in rain, heat and humidity.
I think it'd be a serious blast from the past to see a recording of the entire CC concert, one of my personal favorites that's for sure!

I said I wasn't surprised the band would want to continue touring but never did I imagine they'd commit themselves to 40-50 concerts next year. Azoff pairing them with Buffet also not a surprise but now I'm wondering who else from his roster of classic bands and artists he may tap.
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Old 11-15-2017, 12:18 AM   #1198
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I think it'd be a serious blast from the past to see a recording of the entire CC concert, one of my personal favorites that's for sure!

I said I wasn't surprised the band would want to continue touring but never did I imagine they'd commit themselves to 40-50 concerts next year. Azoff pairing them with Buffet also not a surprise but now I'm wondering who else from his roster of classic bands and artists he may tap.
I thought they might play a few shows but I didnít imagine 40-50! I wondered if maybe Joe misspoke. It averages to about 3-4 shows a month, though, which doesnít seem quite as much although I doubt theyíll be touring the whole year through. Plus heís committed to at least 2 VetsAids shows a year
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