COUNTRY STAR VINCE GILL STEPS IN AS NEWEST MEMBER OF EAGLES
Posted: 5:33 pm Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
By Buck Machete
The Eagles returned to the stage for their first full concert since the death of founding member Glenn Frey in January 2016. Glenn’s son, Deacon, was there to sing some of Glenn’s songs, but so was Country Music Hall of Fame member Vince Gill.
Vince is a natural fit in the Eagles since he is a former member of ’70s rock act Pure Prairie League, in addition to being a huge country star. He even contributed his version of “I Can’t Tell You Why” to the 1994 tribute album, “Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles,” which won the CMA Album of the Year trophy and also led the Eagles to reunite for their own “Hell Freezes Over” live album and tour.