Watch Joe Walsh Detail the Making of the Eagles' Smash Hit “Hotel California”

Producer/engineer Bill Szymczyk and Eagle Joe Walsh look back at the creation of one of the most successful records of all time.
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Guitar Player is thrilled to present this just-released video of an exciting and comprehensive discussion on the making of the Eagles' Hotel California.

Filmed at the 2016 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California, on January 23, the "Birth of a Record: Hotel California" presented Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh, producer/engineer Bill Szymczyk, and moderator Mr. Bonzai getting deep into the details, myths, and personal stories of the 1976 epic that won two Grammys and generated album sales of more than 32 million units.

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Think you know everything about Hotel California? Check out the video and see.