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The Eagles: "One of These Nights"
The Hook: Guitarist Bernie Leadon credits producer Bill Szymczyk [pr: SIHM-zick] with recording the band in a more contemporary R&B style.
Album: One of These Nights
Writers: Don Henley and Glenn Frey
Stats: Topped the Billboard Hot 100.
Background: The Eagles' fourth album, One of These Nights, marked a shift toward a different kind of sound for the group. Guitarist Bernie Leadon says a lot of the credit for that change -- which can be heard in the title track and first single -- goes to the producer.
Eagles guitarist Bernie Leadon on “One of These Nights.” OC:…and stuff. :18
“Bill Szymczyk, his background was in R-&-B, I think that might have been a factor. It certainly was a factor in how the sound changed to be a little more like contemporary R-&-B records than Glyn Johns’s more open studio sound. And the ‘One of These Nights’ song was more of an arranged sound than it had been earlier on – little ‘chink’ parts and stuff.”
Provided to YouTube by Warner Music Group One Of These Nights · Eagles The Very Best Of The Eagles (Remastered) ℗ 1975 Elektra/Asylum Records. Released on: 2003-10-21 Banjo, Guitar: Bernie Leadon Bass Guitar: RANDY MEISNER Guitar: Don Felder Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals: Glenn Frey Producer: Bill Szymczyk Vocals: DON HENLEY Composer: Donald Henley Composer, Writer: Glenn Frey Writer: DON HENLEY Auto-generated by YouTube.