Artist & Tune
About the Song
This soft rock song was written by Don Henley & Glen Frey of the Eagles in 1973. It was the title track of their 2nd album released in 1973 on Epic.
It has been covered by many country & pop stars. List of covers on Secondhandsongs: https://secondhandsongs.com/performance/19702
Some notable covers include:
- It was recorded & released in the same year by Linda Ronstadt on her Don't Cry Now album. Henley liked the song & credited her with helping to popularize it with her early cover of it.
- The Carpenters on their 1975 Horizon album
- Kenny Rogers on his 1077 Daytime Friends album
- Judy Collins on her 1979 Hard Times for Lovers album
- Johnny Cash on his final album American IV: The Man Comes Around released in 2002
- Diana Krall on her 2015 Wallflower album
- Kristin Chenoweth on her 2019 For the Girls album