When it was announced last month that the Eagles would receive the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors this coming December, fans were outraged that former members Don Felder, Bernie Leadon and Randy Meisner were not going to be included in the honors.
Now a New York based fan is doing something about it.
“The former members of the band have helped make contributions to American Culture by means of their guitar and bass playing,” the petition reads. “Several songs are well known based upon the vocals, and the guitar and bass playing of Felder, Leadon, and Meisner including “Witchy Woman”, “Hotel California”, “One Of These Nights”, “Take It To the Limit” among many others. Not only do the current members deserve to be honored for their contributions to the band that we all come to know and love, it is fitting and appropriate that the former members of the group deserve the same honor, no matter the bitterness. differences, or angst that the current members have against them. Please consider allowing them to be honored.”
You can add your support now by signing the petition at change.org.