Richie Furay is a founding architect of the Country Rock genre. And contemporaries like Don Henley, Jim Messina, Timothy B. Schmidt and more recognize it. You should too.
This interview gives the backstory on songs like “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone.”(Jack Tempchin sure wrote some amazing tunes for the Eagles, Jackson Browne, and George Jones.)
Phil Collins, Willie Nelson, Glenn Frey and Little Richard were among the musicians who made memorable guest-star appearances. Oh yes, this hit ’80s TV show made waves as much for its sound as for its “look.”