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Trouble in Paradise: The Eagles' Hotel California and mid-'70s Los Angeles

Ed Doheny, Rock's Backpages, November 2017

DON HENLEY once described the Eagles' 1976 album Hotel California as "our interpretation of the high life of Los Angeles", adding that the band had felt "obliged to make some kind of a little bicentennial statement using California as a microcosm of the whole United States".

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