December 4, 2023

Randy Meisner, one of many authentic members of the Eagles, has died.

The 77-year-old handed away in Los Angeles on Wednesday night time after struggling problems from Power Obstructive Pulmonary illness (COPD), a situation impacting the lungs and airways, the band introduced on its web site.

“Randy was an integral a part of the Eagles and instrumental within the early success of the band. His vocal vary was astonishing, as is clear on his signature ballad, ‘Take It to the Restrict,” a tribute from the Eagles learn.

Described by bandmates as being “on the forefront of the musical revolution” within the Nineteen Sixties, Meisner can be remembered as the unique bass participant for the pioneering country-rock group, Poco.

After Poco, he joined Glenn Frey, Don Henley and Bernie Leadon in forming the unique Eagles lineup in 1971, acting on traditional albums akin to “Eagles,” “Desperado,” “On the Border,” “Considered one of These Nights” and “Lodge California.”

He left the band on the peak of its recognition in 1977, shortly after the “Lodge California” album and single by the identical title turned big hits, however he was inducted together with all seven Eagles into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in 1998.