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  • Feb 21, 1943
    David Geffen is born in Brooklyn. He founds Asylum Records, a label home for The Eagles and Linda Ronstadt, and later Bryan White and Lila McCann. Geffen also is a co-founder of DreamWorks, which finds success with Darryl Worley and Toby Keith
    Oct 3, 1968
    Linda Ronstadt records "Silver Threads And Golden Needles" at TTG Recording Studios in Los Angeles
    Jun 1, 1972
    Asylum releases The Eagles' self-titled debut album, establishing them as an influential country-rock band. The album's "Take It Easy" and "Peaceful Easy Feeling" are remade by Travis Tritt and Little Texas for the album "Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles"
    Dec 1, 1972
    Asylum releases The Eagles' single "Peaceful Easy Feeling." Little Texas will remake the song two decades later for the multi-artist tribute album "Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles"
    Dec 22, 1972
    Joni Mitchell's "For The Roses" receives a gold album from the RIAA. It contains the original version of Gail Davies' future country hit "You Turn Me On I'm A Radio"
    Apr 17, 1973
    Asylum releases The Eagles' album "Desperado." "Tequila Sunrise," "Desperado" and "Saturday Night" are later remade by Alan Jackson, Clint Black and Billy Dean for "Common Thread: The Songs Of The Eagles," the Country Music Association's Album of the Year for 1994
    Jan 22, 1974
    The Eagles' self-titled debut album is certified gold by the RIAA
    Mar 22, 1974
    Asylum releases The Eagles' "On The Border," featuring two songs that are remade for "Common Thread," the CMA's 1994 Album of the Year. The updates include: "Already Gone," by Tanya Tucker; and "Best Of My Love," by Brooks & Dunn
    Jun 5, 1974
    The Eagles snare their second gold album from the RIAA, for "On The Border"
    Sep 23, 1974
    Country-rockers The Eagles nab a gold album from the RIAA for "Desperado"

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