10 Things You Need To Know About Don Henley (The Eagles)

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#1- Don Henley was born on 22 July, 1947, in Texas, U.S. His real name is Donald Hugh Henley.

#2- He was a founding member, drummer, and one of the lead vocalists of the rock band "The Eagles."

#3- He was a football player in high school, but at the suggestion of his coach, he quit football and joined the school band.

#4- During high school, Henley joined the band "Dixieland," formed by one of his childhood friend's father.

#5- Before forming the Eagles with Glenn Frey, Henley was a member of a band called "the Four Speeds."

#6- Don Henley released his first solo studio album, "I Can't Stand Still," in 1982 under Asylum Records.

#7- As a solo artist, he released 5 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, and 27 singles.

#8- Rolling Stone magazine ranked him the 87th greatest singer of all time In 2008.

#9- As a solo artist, Don Henley sold more than 11 million albums globally and won two Grammy Awards.

#10- He is the richest member of the Eagles, with an estimated net worth of $250 million.

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