The music video for the song was directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino and won several MTV Video Music Awards including Best Video of the Year. Occasionally Eagles songs would get drastic rearrangements, such as "Hotel California" with four trombones.
Henley also won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance for the song. Henley spent many years in legal entanglements with the record company Geffen Records.
They released their first studio album in 1972, which contained the hit song "Take It Easy", written by Frey and Jackson Browne.
During the band's run, Henley co-wrote (usually with Frey) most of the band's best-known songs.
The band had a number of highly successful tours, such as the Hell Freezes Over Tour (1994-1996), and Long Road Out of Eden Tour.
On April 1, 2013, during a concert at the Casino Rama in Rama, Ontario, Henley announced the History of the Eagles Tour, which began in July 2013 On his songwriting in the band, Henley stated in a March 2001 interview on Charlie Rose that "rock bands work best as a benevolent dictatorship", with the principal songwriters in a band (in the case of the Eagles, "me and Glenn Frey") being the ones that will likely hold the power. Henley's next album, 1989's The End of the Innocence, was even more successful.
They changed their name to Shiloh and recorded a few songs for Rogers, and "Jennifer (O' My Lady)" was released as their first single.After the Eagles broke up in 1980, Henley pursued a solo career and released his debut album I Can't Stand Still, in 1982.He has released five studio albums, two compilation albums, and one live DVD.The band broke up in 1980, following a difficult tour and personal tensions that arose during the recording of The Long Run.The Eagles subsequently reunited 14 years later in 1994.