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NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 05: Glenn Frey of the Eagles performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

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Eagles: “New Kid in Town”

The Hook: Glenn Frey says it’s his favorite Eagles song that he sang, and that its vocal arrangement is the band’s best.

Album: Hotel California

Year: 1976

Writers: Don Henley, Glenn Frey and J.D. Souther

Stats: Topped the Billboard Hot 100.

Background: Glenn Frey says that “New Kid in Town” is more than just another Eagles number-one for him. He explains why.

Glenn Frey on “New Kid in Town.” OC:…I sang. :12

“Best vocal arrangement the Eagles ever did. We won a Grammy for Best Vocal Arrangement that year. There’s really some nice changes in the modulation. It’s my favorite Eagles record that I sang.”

Eagles / New kid in town (Live 1977)

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