Interview: Don Henley

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September 17, 2015 - As a founding member of the Eagles and as a solo artist, Don Henley has scored such enduring pop hits as “ Desperado,” “Hotel California,” “The Long Run,” “The Boys of Summer,” “The Heart of the Matter,” and “The End of the Innocence.” He is an eight-time Grammy winner, and a preservationist who founded the Walden Woods Project and the Caddo Lake Institute for ecological education and research. On September 25, Henley released Cass County, his first solo album in fifteen years. It features contributions from Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Miranda Lambert, and Martina McBride. On September 16, Henley received the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Trailblazer Award. Musician and teacher Warren Zanes hosts this interview, presented by the museum in partnership with AMA.


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