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The Eagles

Country rock band considered one of the greatest of all time. Their first greatest hits album was a phenomenal success despite preceding Hotel California. The song Hotel California mentions wine being a spirit, which is incorrect as wine is fermented rather than dsitilled, although Henley has commented that it is a social status reference. Hotel California mentions "steely knives", a reference to Steely Dan, who had mentioned them in one of their songs.

Don Henley and Joe Walsh would go on to have successful solo careers, with Walsh being a part of James Gang.

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