Eagles' co-founder, Glenn Frey was born in 1948 in Detroit.
Glenn Frey and Don Henley

On Thursday night The Eagles rained rock on to Detroit. According to ultimateclassicrock.com the Eagles gave tribute to Detroit native and Eagles cofounder, Glenn Frey. The Eagles made a stop during their Hotel California Tour at Little Caesar Arena on Thursday, March 24th.

And during their three hour show, the members paid tribute to Glenn, who passed away in January of 2016. Don Henley, who started the band with Glenn back in 1971, told the crowd before “Take It to the Limit” that, “It’s always a little bittersweet to come play here, but we are forever connected with you. We miss our founder, but his legacy is going to live on in every song we play for you.”Before the night’s last song “Best of Love”, Henley addressed the crowd again, “Back in 1974, Glenn and J.D. Souther started writing this next song and were kind enough to bring me in on it. I want you to sing along. I’m gonna sing this for Glenn.”

Here at WCSX we have a long history and love of Glenn Frey. Check out all the fun things we’ve done over the years.Back in 2016, After talking with the City of Royal Oak and the Royal Oak School Board, we found a stretch of Willis Ave that can be renamed Glenn Frey Drive.
Glenn Frey Sign
Right after that WCSX had a sweet after party!
Glenn Frey After Party

WCSX broadcasted live from ROAK Brewing Company for the after party for the new Glenn Frey Drive in Royal Oak!

Zoom ahead to 2020 and we celebrated Glenn Frey Day. Which is on Glenn Frey’s birthday, November 6th.
Glenn Frey Day

The Royal Oak Major came to join the show and declare Friday, November 6th Glenn-Frey Day

And even the amazing Donielle Flynn and the City of the Week did a tribute!
Donielle Flynn and City of the Week

Salon 6 loves Glenn Frey Drive!

Of course, WCSX was on hand also during this monumental show at Little Caesar Arena.
The Eagles rocked LCA!

The Eagles rocked LCA!

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