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The Classic East @ Citi Field

For two days “The Classic East” concert takes over Citi Field in Queens. Tonight’s event features The Eagles, Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers. Fans will be reeling in the years as they head to the Hotel California on that long train runnin’.

Presenting “The Classic East” and “The Classic West” Summer Concerts

Looking at the lineup roster for this pair of festival style shows one can quickly agree that it is classic through and through. Check out the full press release and some artist information about this recently announced happening.

The Press Release:
The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac will headline two of the most anticipated concert events this summer – The Classic West on July 15-16 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, and The Classic East on July 29-30 at Citi Field in New York. For complete information and to view the event trailer, visit the link at the close of this announcement.

The Classic West will host the Eagles, Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers on Saturday, July 15 and Fleetwood Mac, Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire on Sunday, July 16.

The Classic East will host the Eagles, Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers on Saturday, July 29 and Fleetwood Mac, Journey and Earth, Wind & Fire on Sunday, July 30.

The Classic West and The Classic East will be the first time in history that these six esteemed artists have ever played together on the same stage in two of America’s greatest cities for rock & roll.

Tickets for both The Classic West and The Classic East can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. Two Day Reserved Seat Ticket Packages, will go on sale for each city on Friday, April 7 at 10 AM local time. Special VIP packages will also be available, including premium tickets, pre-show VIP lounge, exclusive merchandise, parking and more. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, April 3 at 10 AM through Thursday, April 6 at 10 PM.
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The Eagles “Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)” Is Forty Years Old Today (1976-2016)

This inclusion to our “Milestones” might surprise you a little bit because not only is it an album by The Eagles, which is not a band that I normally speak of here, but it’s also a greatest hits compilation release. With the passing of the bands founding guitarist Glenn Frey last month I think that it’s great to raise a glass of whatever in the honor of this great compilation. On this day in music history some forty years ago, the music buying world saw copies of “Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) by The Eagles on the shelves. The album came care of Asylum Records and the text below comes from the albums official Wiki entry to quickly fill you all in on this one.

“Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) comprises nine singles released between 1972 and 1975, plus the album track “Desperado.” All of these singles except “Tequila Sunrise” charted in the top 40, with five in the top ten, and “One of These Nights” and “Best of My Love” both topping the singles chart. With such airplay success in the span of a little over four years, the band became a formidable presence on American commercial radio in the 1970s, and Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 album chart upon its release and later reached number one”.

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